Henning Wuester - speaker of CACCC 2020

14 October 2020
Henning Wuester - speaker of CACCC 2020

The Third Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC 2020) will be held online on October 19-23, 2020. The objective of the conference is to strengthen a regional dialogue on climate change and sustainable development through the information and knowledge exchange in Central Asia. You can get more detailed information on the CACCC-2020 here.

   A series of our publications will be dedicated to the speakers of the upcoming event. And, today, we would like to introduce you to Dr Henning Wuester, Director of the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT). His presentation on leveraging climate transparency to mobilise additional finance will take place at the thematic session of the fifth day of CACCC 2020, October 23, 2020.


Dr. Henning Wuester is the Director of the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT). Dr. Wuester has a rich and longstanding experience in climate change and sustainable development. 

Prior to joining ICAT, he worked in the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) overseeing the Agency’s work on knowledge, policy, and finance. Previously, Dr. Wuester served the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as Senior Manager at the Interim Secretariat. 

He also worked in several positions within the United Nations system, as Special Adviser to the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and at the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in several roles in the secretariat of the Convention on Transboundary Air Pollution. 

Dr. Wuester holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Munich, where he started his career as assistant professor.

Stay tuned for further updates to know about other speakers of the CACCC-2020