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Advancing International Cooperation and Knowledge Exchange for Implementing Just Energy Transitions in Coal Regions

While transitioning away from coal-based energy systems and dependent local economies is critical, ensuring a just transition, particularly in the Global South, is challenging. Bringing together various stakeholders, this COP 28 panel will discuss how partnerships, including the Just Coal Transition Platform and the Powering Past Coal Alliance, foster collaboration and knowledge exchange across countries and how the new Just Energy Transition in Coal Regions Knowledge Hub serves as a digital “one-stop shop” on just energy transition.

The event is co-organized by Innovation Regions for a Just Energy Transition (IKI JET) partners, the Powering Past Coal Alliance, and the Energy Transition Partnership. It will take place in the International Labour Organization pavilion at COP 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.



1.) Opening remarks:
Dr. Lutz Morgenstern, Head of Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany
Stefano Signore, EU Commission

2.) Presentation about the JET-CR Knowledge Hub:
Jonas Kuehl, Policy Analyst, IISD

3.) Panel discussion:

Felipe Corral, Just Energy Transition Advisor, Colombia
Camilla Roman, Policy Specialist, Green Jobs Programme, ILO
Anabella Rosemberg, Senior Advisor on Just Transition, CAN International
Diana Junquera Curiel, Director, ITUC
Achmed Edianto, Indonesia Country Coordinator, ETP

4.) Closing remarks:
Binnu Jeyakumar, Senior Advisor, PPCA

Moderated by Chris Beaton, Director, Energy Program, IISD

Follow the livestream on December 10: here.


You can find our full list of just transition events taking place at COP 28: here.

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