Welcome session
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

•    Speech by EU INTPA: Director General,  Koen Doens (5 minutes)
Theme: Synergy with EU ministerial forum


•    Speech by India Exim Bank's Managing Director: Harsha Bangari (5 minutes)
Theme: Development co-operation in the Indo-Pacific, the view from India


•    Speech by AFD’s CEO: Rémy Rioux (5 minutes)
Theme: Sustainable modernisation in the Indo-Pacific, and EU’s role

Introductory remarks
9:15 AM - 9:20 AM

•    Presentation the themes of the conference by ORF: Samir Saran, President of Observer Research Foundation 

PANEL 1: A Sustainable Agenda in the Indo-Pacific: Connectivity and Quality Infrastructures
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Introductory keynote address: Japan International Cooperation Agency > MATSUYAMA Takeshi, Senior Director, Operations & Strategy Department 

Followed by Moderated Panel Discussion featuring speakers from:
•    India Exim Bank > Tarun Sharma, Chief Financial Officer
•    European Investment Bank > Edvardas Bumsteinas, Head of Asia and Pacific Division 
•    The African Development Bank >Mike Salawou, Director of Infrastructure & Urban Development Department; and Head of Infrastructure & Partnerships
•    PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur, Parana Murti , Director of PT SMI 
 
Moderator: Janka Oertel, Director of the Asia Program at European Council of Foreign Relations

PANEL 2: From Climate Agreement to Climate Action: Financing Decarbonisation, Resilience and Biodiversity
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Introductory keynote address: Stéphanie Bouziges-Eschmann, Secretary General of  Fonds Français pour l'Environnement Mondial

Followed by Moderated Panel Discussion featuring speakers from:
•    Sonali Bank Limited > Subhash Chandra Das, General Manager
•    Fiji Development Bank > Bimal Sudhakar , General Manager Buisness Risk Services
•    The Development Bank of Southern Africa > Muhammed Sayed, Climate specialist
•    Caisse des Dépôts et des Consignations > Nathalie Lhayani, Head of Sustainable Policies

Moderator: Sébastien Treyer, Executive Director, IDDRI (Institut du Développement durable et des Relations internationale)

PANEL 3: Accelerating the Energy Transition: Turning Commitment into Reality
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Introductory keynote address: Bank of Investment & Development of Vietnam >  Tran Long  Senior Executive Vice President, Deputy CEO, Bank for Investement and Developement of Vietnam

Followed by Moderated Panel Discussion featuring speakers from:
•    ICD Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector  > Ayman Sejiny, CEO
•    KfW >  Jürgen Welschof , Head of Division, Energy Sector
•    International Solar Alliance > Ajay Mathur, Director General 
•    Trade and Development Bank > Michael Awori, Deputy CEO 
 
Moderator: Ipek Gencsu, Senior Research Fellow, Climate and Sustainability, ODI 

PANEL 4: Financing Social Resilience in the Post-Pandemic Indo-Pacific: improving public health, nutrition and agriculture
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Followed by a Moderated Panel Discussion featuring speakers from:  Mzee Kilele,  Director of Planning and Research, Tanzania Agricultural  Development Bank.      

Moderated Panel Discussion Featuring speakers from:

•  Directorate-General for International Partnerships, UE > Jean-Louis Ville, Acting Director, Middle East Asia & Pacific 

•  People’s Bank of Sri Lanka > Ranjith Kodituwakku, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager 

•  AFD > Virginie Leroy, Head of the Social and Demographic Transition departement

•   Aavishkaar >  Sanchayan Chakraborty Partner

• NABARD > C.S.R Murthy, Chief General Manager

 

Moderator: Mihir Sharma, Director, Center for the Economy and Growth, ORF 

Concluding Addresses and Path Forward
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

•    Release of Joint-Communication for the Conference :  India Exim Bank, Chief Executive London, : Subhasis Dhal and AFD's CEO : Rémy Rioux  (5 minutes)
•    Conclusion & introduction to the Ministerial Forum – Gabriele Visentin, EU special envoy for the Indo-Pacific