Events

European Week of Regions & Cities - Financing Europe’s sustainable energy future

12aAs part of the European Week of Regions & Cities, between 7-10 October 2019, the European Long-Term Investors Association co-organised the session 'Financing Europe's Sustainable Energy future' on Wednesday 9 October. This discussion focused on the contribution of National Promotional Banks and Institutions (NPBIs) to the financing of sustainable development in European territories, particularly from the perspective of two ELTI members: the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) & MFB Hungarian Development Bank as well as the Manchester Climate Change Agency and the European Commission (DG ENER).

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Agenda

9:15 – Start of the Event

9:20 – Introduction by Helmut von Glasenapp, Secretary General of ELTI

9:35 – Presentation: ''Zero Carbon Manchester'' by Jonny Sadler, Programme Director at the Manchester Climate Change Agency

9:45 – Presentation: ''Specific programs launched or to be launched from NPBIs - Bulgarian Model'' by Zaharina Todorova, Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB)

9.55 Presentation: ''MFB’s role in sustainable economic development in Hungary'' by Csaba Harsanyi, Hungarian development Bank (MFB)

10.05 – Presentation: ''EU Investment Support for the  Energy Transition'' by Zita Csoka, European Commision (DG ENER)

10:15 – 10:45 – Discussion between speakers and involvement of the attendees

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Official Photos of the event can be found on the European Week of Regions & Cities Flickr page

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Speakers

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Helmut von Glasenapp

ELTI Secretary General

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Jonny Sadler

Programme Director, Manchester Climate Change Agency

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Zaharina Todorova

Head of International financial institutions and EU funds Division, Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB)

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Csaba Harsányi

Director, Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) Brussels Representative Office

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Zita Csoka

Policy Analyst, European Commission (DG ENER)

Contact

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B - 1000 Brussels
Belgium
secretariat@eltia.eu