Event to feature Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and DFC CEO Scott Nathan
WASHINGTON – On November 9, 2022, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) will host an open-press, on the record event titled The Role of Green Hydrogen in Africa’s Energy Transition at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Speaking at the event will be Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, DFC CEO Scott Nathan, Scatec CEO Terje Pilskog, Orascom CEO Osama Bishai, and ARM Harith Infrastructure Fund CEO Tariye Gbadegesi.
DFC and public and private sector climate leaders will discuss how to scale innovative climate solutions in developing countries, with an emphasis on investments in green hydrogen technology to support energy needs in Africa. The event will also feature a project announcement.
The event will be livestreamed and is open to COP27 delegates and accredited members of the press.
Event Title: The Role of Green Hydrogen in Africa’s Energy Transition
Date and Time: November 9, 2022, 9:00am EET / 2:00am EST
Location: U.S. Pavilion, Blue Zone, COP27 and livestreamed at www.state.gov/u-s-center-at-cop27
To learn more about events at the U.S. Center, visit www.state.gov/u-s-center-at-cop27. For any questions, please contact DFC Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala at firstname.lastname@example.org. For trip updates, follow us on twitter at @DFCgov.
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.