Thu, 22 September 2022 | 9am – 10:30am EDT | Climate Week NYC event

Clean energy transitions required to meet global climate commitments pose a variety of challenges for coal communities around the world. Just transitions are vital to ensure no one is left behind during these processes. This event, organised by the EU Initiative for Coal Regions in Transition, is an opportunity to showcase the progress of coal regions in the EU and abroad providing practical, political and financial perspectives with the aim of inspiring and connecting coal communities worldwide.


  • Andrzej Błachowicz, Secretariat of the Initiative for Coal Regions in Transition

Speakers include:

  • Véronique Marx, DG ENER, European Commission
  • María Belarmina Díaz Aguado, Director General for Energy, Mining and Repurposing, Principality of Asturias, Spain
  • Natalia Rudiak, Special Projects Director, ReImagine Appalachia
  • Abhishek Bhaskar, Lead, ACT Investment Program, Climate Investment Funds