As part of the “Global Development Initiative Leverages Sustainable Development in the Lancang-Mekong Region” project funded by the People’s Government of the People’s Republic of China (P.R. China) to enhance sustainable development in the region and support Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Goals, MI plans to hold the first in a series of three consultation workshops on “Innovative Financing for the Decarbonization of the Transport Sector.” This workshop aims to develop innovative financing mechanisms that will support the transition towards a low-carbon transport sector in LM Countries. Experts and stakeholders will share their experiences and insights during the workshop to identify sustainable financing solutions. In addition to that, they will also identify the capacity building needs of relevant key stakeholders to support the implementation of the GDI and to determine opportunities to synergize the GDI and the LMC action plans. The findings gathered from the workshops will be utilized as inputs to a capacity building program that effectively responds to the needs of Lancang-Mekong countries in the future.
- Explore challenges and opportunities for financing low-carbon transport initiatives in the LM region
- Identify the capacity gaps of key stakeholders to develop the need-based capacity building programs
- Facilitate an interactive platform to foster future collaboration among relevant stakeholders in the LM region
This consultation workshop will bring together experts from the transport sector and financial field in the LM region, including policymakers, government officials, representatives from financial institutions, climate technical working group, civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders involved in financing and decarbonizing transport sector.