CEM12 Schedule of Events Announced
Join us 31 May to 6 June for the 12th Clean Energy Ministerial! Hosted by the Government of Chile, this action packed week will feature a 100% virtual and dynamic events programme. Free and open to all!
CEM12 will focus on:
- Determining the medium and long-term role of clean energy in supporting the economic recovery from the COVID19-pandemic.
- Building momentum towards the commitment to cut emissions, ahead of COP26 taking place in November 2021.
- Continuing to shift towards cleaner economics, raising ambition and accelerating clean energy transitions.
REGISTER HERE to get access to CEM12’s 21 live auditorium features, 18 on-demand events, 12 trigger talks, 4 high level launches, a high-level plenary and more! Review the full agenda to access these events and hear more about the key outcomes listed below.
CEM3.0 – the Next Phase of the CEM
On the road to COP26, CEM Members will come to the 12th Clean Energy Ministerial to agree to a strengthened programme of international collaboration that will supercharge clean energy transitions over the next five years.
HIGH-LEVEL LAUNCHES, 1 June 2021
On 1 June, CEM Members and partners will come together to publicly launch four new workstreams that help to supercharge the scale, sectors, and society of the clean energy transition.
Launch of Industrial Deep Decarbonisation Initiative—13:00 CEST
Major global economies- led by the United Kingdom and India- will announce a new multi-year collaboration to drive forward a new clean industrial revolution. Heavy industry- hard to abate, impossible to ignore.
Launch of Global Hydrogen Ports Coalition – 14:05 CEST
A major new global network will be launched to supercharge the use of hydrogen at shipping ports, accelerating their clean energy transitions.
Launch of Empowering People Initiative – 15:10 CEST
Canada, the European Commission, and the United States will announce their leadership of a new global coalition to help build the clean energy workforce the world needs and support greater citizen engagement in clean energy transitions—let’s start empowering people!
Launch of Biofuture Campaign – 18:45 CEST
A campaign of the Biofuture Initiative, this new campaign will work to grow the global bioeconomy and accelerate the adoption of sustainable bio-based products as part of building our clean energy future.
Throughout the week top global clean energy and climate leaders will share their insights and vision on clean energy transitions. Confirmed presenters include:
- Borge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway
- John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, United States
- Sir David King, Former Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, United Kingdom
- Ajay Mathur, Director-General, International Solar Alliance (ISA)
- Mariana Mazzucato, Board Member, Enel
- Gonzalo Munoz, High-level Climate Action Champion of COP25
- Bertrand Piccard, Founder and Chairman of Solar Impulse Foundation, UN Goodwill Ambassador for Environment
- Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India
- Nigel Topping, High Level Climate Action Champion of COP26
- Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General and CEO, World Energy Council
CEM12 PLENARY, 3 June 2021 14:00 – 17:00 CEST
‘’Ambition into Action—Turning a year of Action into a Decade of Delivery’’
Keynote: UNFCCC Climate Envoy Michael Bloomberg
Moderator: Melinda Crane
Open to all, this year’s plenary will include remarks from Energy Ministers from CEM Member countries and heads of international organizations.
It aims to discuss the coming decade of clean energy transitions from 3 different angles, namely:
- Supercharging Scale: identifying solutions for massive deployment this decade
- Supercharging Sectors: Identifying opportunities for clean energy in every-sector and whole of government approaches
- Supercharging Society: identifying actions to ensure an inclusive, whole of society approach to transitions
CEM3.0 – the Next Phase of the CEM
On the road to COP26, CEM Members will come to the 12th clean energy Ministerial to agree to a strengthened programme of international collaboration that will supercharge clean energy transitions over the next five years.
Other features of the event include a networking space for bilateral and group meetings, 3 virtual pavilions featuring clean energy organizations and a digital library with over 250 documents related to clean energy technologies.