JUST IN: President Tinubu to speak on Information, Data at Paris Summit
President Bola Tinubu will on Thursday evening join other high-profile panelists to speak at the New Global Financing Pact summit, Palais Brongniart in Paris, The Nation has gathered.
The financial summit hosted by France seeks to establish a system that will be more responsive, just and inclusive.
According to the progamme of schedule, the one-hour panelist session is slated for 18:00 – 19:00.
The panel session titled: “Ensuring more reliable, comparable information and data” will be moderated by Sylvie Goulard and Mark Carney (GFANZ).
Other panelists include: David Craig, Co-Chair of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD); Mark Carney, Co-Chair of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) ; Mary Schapiro, Vice-Chair of Global Public Policy at Bloomberg; Sabine Mauderer, Vice-Chair of the Network for Greening the Financial System ; and United Nations Special Envoy, Catherine Mckenna
The Nation reports Tinubu arrived at the venue in the company of his Aide-de-Camp, Nurudeen Yusuf and was received by the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and Europe, Catherine Colonna.
The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina will also join another set of panelists to speak on “Debt and SDR-channelling: where do we stand and how to go further?”
Also, WTO Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will discuss the question of “what consequences for the trade agenda?” at the summit.