Training Series #4 – Climate & Sustainable Finance in Malaysia

A panel discussion on climate and sustainable finance in Malaysia.

The aim for Training Series #6 is to discuss the mechanism of sustainable finance and climate finance and how they support each other to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts in Malaysia.

Furthermore, in this panel session, we aim to inform the public on the current status of sustainable and climate financing, the challenges, and future prospects for climate change related markets and investments.

Join the discussion with panelists from:

  • WWF Malaysia
  • Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change (MESTECC)

Event Details

Date: 25th August 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 3pm – 5pm 
Venue: WORQ KL Gateway
Speaker: Mr. Thiaga Nadeson, WWF Malaysia, Head of Markets

Our MYD Training Series events are open to the public. So bring your friends and family to learn more about Malaysia’s governance and involvement in climate change and the UNFCCC.

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Training Series #5 – Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategies in Malaysia 

In 2015, nations agreed on the groundbreaking Paris Accord whereby Parties pledged to reduce their national greenhouse gas emissions in a bid to limit global temperature rise to below 2C. But for Global South countries such as Malaysia, ramping up mitigation efforts may be too little too late. Faced with the inevitable affects of climate change, find out what Malaysia is doing to ensure its survival in a rapidly warming world.

 

Event Details

Date: 28th July 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 2pm – 4pm 
Venue: WORQ KL Gateway
Speaker: Ms. Vishanthini Kanasan, Administrative and Diplomatic Officer with the Malaysian Government

Our MYD Training Series events are open to the public. So bring your friends and family to learn more about Malaysia’s governance and involvement in climate change and the UNFCCC.

About Our Speaker 

Vishanthini Kanasan an Administrative and Diplomatic Officer with the Malaysian Government, has been in the civil service serving Penang State in various federal and state government agencies since 2005: Chief Assistant Director in Penang Works Department (JKR), Chief Assistant District Officer, North East District and Land Office (PDTL) and her last posting as head of the Local Government Division of the Penang State Secretary Office (SUK). Her role involves planning and implementing policies and strategic development with regards to Local Government, Mobility and Connectivity, Green, Smart and Resilient City initiatives.

A strong believer in ‘Being The Change SHE Wants To See’, she has initiated bottom up approaches focusing on People, Public and Private partnership to ensure implementation of impactful projects. Her roles covered driving change besides overseeing performance of both Local Governments in Penang; the Penang City Council and the Seberang Perai City Council; as well as the implementation of the Penang Transport Master Plan, Penang Solid Waste Management and the Penang Smart Cities Initiatives. She has also been appointed as the Penang2030 and Penang Green Agenda’s Advisory Committee member.

She was awarded a scholarship by the Malaysian Government in 2017 to pursue her PhD in Centre for Global Sustainable Studies (CGSS) Universiti Sains Malaysia, on Sustainable Development focus on climate resilient, urban planning and governance.

 

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