Global disorder: the need for new regional architecture and business model?
The 25th Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) General Meeting. Concurrent Session on Sustainable Development Challenges.
- Venue: Borobudur Hotel, Jakarta.
- Date, time: 7 May 2018, at 2.30 p.m – 4.00 p.m.
Ross Garnaut, Professorial Fellow of Economics, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Simon Tay, Chairman, Singapore Institute for International Affairs (SIIA).
Mahendra Siregar, Indonesia Representative, APEC Vision Group; Executive Director, Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries.
Sonny Mumbunan, Lead Economist, World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia.
In December 2015 agreement was reached after years of negotiation on a global accord to limit further carbon emissions. However, in June 2017, President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the agreement. Since then the One Planet Summit saw considerable momentum on the issue with funding commitments from a diverse range of actors as well as institutions schemes to address carbon emissions. what role can this region play in addressing this issue?