Dear Participants of Task Force 2

We would like to thank you for your interest to be part of the T20 Argentina 2018 and enrolling in Climate Action and Infrastructure for Development Task Force. We are all looking forward to start working and developing recommendations to address today’s global challenges. As we get closer to the Inception Workshop, the first event of the year, we would like share some information with you.

All task force 2  co-chairs have been appointed. The task force will be co-chaired by:

  • Amar Bhattacharya – Senior Fellow at the Global Economy Development Program, Brookings Institution

  •  Ottmar Edenhofer – Director, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC)

  •  Mariano Gendra – Consulting member, CARI

  •  Gabriel Lanfranchi – Director of Cities,  CIPPEC

  •  Naoyuki Yoshino – Dean, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Co-chairs have started to prepare working arrangements specific to the task force, like the definition of main topics and a tentative work agenda and will be contacting you soon (if they have not already done so) to start working in the T20 process. Please note that during Inception Workshop, which will take place from January 31 (evening) to February 2, 2018 in Buenos Aires, task forces will have two working sessions to coordinate and advance research efforts within each task forces (attached the program).

Once again we are thankful for your interest in the T20 Argentina 2018 and look forward to start working together.

If you have doubts, do not hesitate to contact us.

Yours faithfully,

The Policy and Research Team

Pablo Ava

Head,Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI)

Martín Rapetti

Head, Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equityand Growth (CIPPEC)

Leandro Serino

Coordinator Policy & Research,

T20 Argnetina 2018