IMF Policy Dialogue: Climate-Related Financial Risks and Green Finance in Asia and the Pacific

June 1, 2022

This Policy Dialogue on Climate-Related Financial Risks and Green Finance brought together senior policymakers, mainly from the Asia-Pacific region, to discuss the implications of climate change for financial stability, central bank and regulatory policies, and the greening of financial markets. The event provided a platform for peer learning and help identify priorities and possible gaps in the climate finance work agenda.

The opening remarks and the panel discussion among Central Bank Governors and IMF Deputy Managing Director Li was livestreamed on this webpage in English. The conference then proceeded in an invitation-only format.

Wednesday, June 1
** Time shown below is in Japan Standard Time (UTC/GMT +9)
08:30–08:35 PM JST Introductory remarks 
  • Jonathan Dunn, Deputy Director, IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific 

08:35–08:40 PM JST Welcome Remarks
08:40–08:50 PM JST Opening Remarks
08:50–09:40 PM JST

Governors’ Dialogue on Climate Finance

The conversation provided perspectives on the relevance of climate finance in Asia, implications for global and regional financial stability, evolving good practices, the role of the IMF, and open issues that are under consideration.

Moderator: Haslinda Amin, Chief International Correspondent for Southeast Asia, Bloomberg TV


09:40–09:45 PM JST Video Viewing

"Perspectives from Small Island and Vulnerable Low- and Middle-Income Countries"