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The Programme for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (PEEB) will make a strong contribution to the upcoming Buildings and Climate Global Forum. This first-of-its-kind global event on buildings and climate, organized by the Government of France and the UN Environment Programme, will take place on 7-8 March 2024 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France.

The Forum is set to convene governments and sector leaders from across the world, including dozens of ministers responsible for building regulations and with businesses, local authorities and research. This Forum aligns with PEEB's mission to transform the building sector through sustainable design and construction, leveraging both financial support and technical expertise.

At the Forum, PEEB will showcase its expansion in 2024 with new facilities (PEEB Cool, PEEB Med, PEEB Asean), a growing number of 21 partner countries, a total budget of EUR 256 million, and the new PEEB teams across the globe. This significant growth underlines the commitment of PEEB's funders the decarbonization and resilience of the built environment. It also strengthens PEEB’s role in transforming the building sector by promoting sustainable building design and construction

At the Forum, we will share our implementation experience, connect with old and new partners and celebrate the start of this new phase. Join us in this endeavour and stay tuned for more updates from the Forum. 

Join us at events organized by PEEB or with PEEB participation and meet PEEB’s Team members (anchor to section below) who will be in person at the forum.

Meet the PEEB Team at the Global Forum

Check out the Team’s profiles on LinkedIn and let’s connect at the Forum!
 
Akram Hamza
Anna Zinecker
Antje Wemhoener
Edima Okodi-Iyah
Federico Corrales Poveda
Felix Ciosconara
Guillaume Monceaux
José Lopez
Juliette Jestin
Liliana Campos Arriaga
Loe Guthmann 
Manuel Cocco
Mariana Lima Maia
Rémi Lafond

 

PEEB Events at the Global Forum
Development banks and financing sustainable development through buildings
  • Date & Time: Thursday, 7 March 2024, 12:15-13:30
  • Venue: Palais des Congrès de Paris; event open to all participants
  • Description: Co-organized by PEEB and IFC, this roundtable discussion is a crucial platform for discussing financial strategies and solutions for sustainable building practices. In this event, PEEB will discuss how development banks can mobilize private finance towards sustainable building and construction.
  • Watch: the video recording will be made available after the event
 
Sustainable Construction in the Euro-Mediterranean Region
  • Date & Time: Thursday, 7 March 2024, 10:30-12:00
  • Venue: Palais des Congrès, Paris, closed-door event
  • Description: High-level event with Heads of Delegations from UfM Member States and meetMED experts. Juliette Jestin from PEEB/AFD will emphasize PEEB’s initiatives and contributions towards sustainable building practices in the Mediterranean region. This session offers a strategic platform for PEEB to influence policy and decision-making at a high level.
 
Adequate housing for all: strategies, commitments and innovations for fair and sustainable housing systems
  • Date & Time: Thursday, 7 March 2024, 10:30-14:45
  • Venue: Salle 3, Palais des Congrès de Paris; event open to all participants
  • Description: Coorganized by the French Government, the GlobalABC, UNEP and UN Habitat, this event will address the dual challenge of fair and inclusive renovation and decarbonization of existing housing to enhance affordability and adequacy, alongside ensuring sustainable, affordable, and resilient new constructions, particularly in emerging markets for urban poor and marginalized communities.
 
Keynote speech by Rémy Rioux in BCGF Closing Session, Director-General AFD: "Build our Future: From Paris To Bélem"
  • Date & Time: Friday, 8 March 2024, 16:30-17:15
  • Venue: Palais des Congrès de Paris; event open to all participants
 
Pre-Forum Events
Development banks workshop
  • Date & Time: Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 09:00-12:00
  • Venue: AFD Headquarters, Paris, working session, closed-door event
  • Description: Co-organized by AFD/PEEB and IFC, this exclusive round-table discussion is a pre-forum event focusing on the role of development banks in the building sector. The roundtable will facilitate a dialogue among key players in the finance sector, exploring collaborative approaches and innovative solutions for sustainable development in building and construction.
 

 

 

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