COP22 – “Fostering Green Capital Markets in the South”

Date: 16 November 2016
Time: 09:30 – 14:30
Location: Beachcomber Royal Palm, Marrakech Hotel, Marrakesh, Morocco

Event Summary

The COP22 Side Event was a dialogue jointly organized by The Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), The Casablanca Stock Exchange, The Moroccan Central Securities Depository (MAROCLEAR), and the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative and was alongside the COP22 event in Morocco. The theme of this dialogue was “Fostering Green Capital Markets in the South.”

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At this dialogue, speakers addressed the two main topics of:

  • Share and discuss the global trends, best practices, and recent developments with regard to climate finance regulation and green capital market initiatives.
  • Explore the opportunities for building effective global and regional partnerships among regulators, exchanges, and central securities depositories, with a particular focus on promoting the sharing of knowledge and experience (North-to-South, South-to-North and South-to-South) as well as the spread of best practices and the development of local expertise in developing and emerging countries.



09:30 Welcome notes & Opening remarks by Dr. Nizar Baraka
09:50 – 11:50 Moderated Executive Dialogue with Interactive Debate
Issues to be addressed:

  • Global trends in green finance: best practices and recent initiatives on climate finance regulation and green capital markets initiatives
  • Global and regional partnerships among capital markets for fostering green capital markets and climate resilient finance: what are the roles for market regulators and operators?
11:50 Closing remarks
12:30-14:30 Complementary Lunch



What was said:

The SSE Regional Dialogue took place alongside 2016 COP22. For more details on this event, please click here