finance

29th Meetings for Savings and Investment

:::25/02 - The 29th Meetings for Savings and Investment will take place on Tuesday 25 February 2020, from 9.00 to 12.30, on the theme "Green, responsible and productive: towards positive savings! These institutional meetings will develop strong themes such as "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy", "From the financial planet to the economy".

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ICO: the challenge of effective regulation

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climate-financing

3 objectives to finance climate change aid, according to IDDRI: Mitigation, adaptation, development

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As host and key player at COP 21, France is organizing the One Planet Summit in Paris on 12 December 2017. This international summit on financing the fight against climate change, as called for by President Macron, has two main objectives: to maintain the momentum and hope generated by the COP 21 and to promote the development of a global climate change strategy.

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