The 26th U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) is taking place in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12, 2021, where leadership from the World Bank Group will boost efforts to ramp up support for a green, resilient, and inclusive recovery and support to low-carbon transitions that put people at the center. As part of the World Bank Group's Climate Change Action Plan, IFC is working to unleash private-sector innovation to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change.


  • When: Oct 31 - Nov 12, 2021
  • Where: Glasgow, UK

IFC Events: Recorded Sessions

Fireside Chats

As world leaders meet for COP26 in Glasgow, IFC Managing Director Makhtar Diop and Francesco Starace, Chief Executive Officer of Enel Group, discuss the private sector's role in climate solutions and global energy transition.

Ahead of the global climate conference in Glasgow, Stop-Winlock’s Makhtar Diop and IRENA’s Francesco La Camera discuss cooperation between the public and private sector for transition to clean energy and innovation in renewable energy solutions.