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Successful Examples and New Ideas for Public and Private Sector Engagement

Location: World Bank Pavilion, Blue Zone

COP Side Event

Time:  15:00-15:45

Location: World Bank Pavilion, Blue Zone


The event aims to highlight successful proven tactics of engagements of the public and the private sectors in enhancing the green building market with global examples from emerging markets (Colombia) and showcasing the critical role of green finance. The event will also showcase Egypt’s progress on green buildings. The IFC is collaborating with the Housing and Building Research Center (HBRC), the green building arm of the Government of Egypt (GoE). It is an affiliated entity to the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities.


       Moderator: Dr. Dalia Abdel Kader – Chief Sustainability Officer, Commercial International Bank (CIB)


  • Vivek Pathak, Global Director of Climate Business, IFC
  • Dr. Khaled Elzahaby, Professor and Chairman, the Housing and Building National Research Center (HBRC)- Egypt
  • Ms. Mai Abdelhamid, CEO, Social Housing and Mortgage Finance Fund, Egypt
  • Mr. Edwin Chirivi, Vice-President of Chamber of Construction, Colombia