Urban Resilience Investment Forum 2020

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Part 1 Part 3 – Investing in local climate solutions: Finance and resilience lessons for urban adaptation

With consideration to the future challenges and prospects, speakers from the government, financial institutions, and the donor community and investors will converge in discussing the ways forward. The Investment Forum would conclude with key recommendations on how the country can progress on greening the recovery and advocating for investment support or more financing windows. This also comes with the timely celebration of the National Climate Change Consciousness week 2020.

Session 8  Plenary presentation

Ways Forward, Policy Direction, & Synthesis of Learnings


  1. Atty. Rachel Anne S. Herrera, Commissioner, Climate Change Commission
  2. Gene S. David, Assistant Vice President, Program Management Group, Landbank of the Philippines
  3. EnP. Nora L. Diaz, Director, Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development
  4. Lyn I. Javier, Managing Director for Policy and Specialized Supervision, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  5. James Donovan, Chief Executive Officer, ADEC Innovations
  6. Andy Deacon, Director of Strategy and Operations, Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy
  7. Christopher Rollo, Country Programme Manager, UN-Habitat Philippines

The closing plenary will consider the next steps, policy direction, and synthesis of learnings from the overall forum. The resource persons will be providing inputs and reactions based on discussions on climate finance and planned city actions on climate and green, sustainable recovery.

Session recordings and presentations