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2009 Global Roundtable

UNEP FI 2009 Global Roundtable

22-23 October 2009 | Cape Town, South Africa

Session presentations are available on some of the session webpages. Audio for each Plenary session is also available. You may obtain a copy of the audio of the other sessions by contacting the Secretariat. (View sessions through links on the Programme page.)


The first ever UNEP FI Global Roundtable to take place in Africa was a great success with over 450 participants travelling from across the world to Cape Town where the city hosted its first "Green Week". The event saw a mixture of bankers, insurers, investors, academia and government officials discuss the latest ideas and challenges in the sustainability agenda. Vibrant discussions were also had around the event's theme topics, "Financing change, Changing finance", in light of the financial crisis and with the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, COP 15, taking place in Copenhagen in December 2009. UNEP FI's global network of regional Task Forces and partner organizations attended in large numbers as over 200 of participants from abroad brought their informed perspectives exploring regional and national developments.

For further information on the event, please contact: roundtable [at] unepfi.org