Leaders in Action #ForCoral

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022
14:30:00 - 15:30:00

Leaders in Action #ForCoral at the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (UNFCCC COP 27) promises to be a high impact, high profile session that will provide an important platform for Coral Leaders to accelerate global action to save the world’s most threatened ecosystem.

The session will emphasize the interconnected nature of reefs and communities, and the collective power and potential of the public and private sectors to unlock capital and action at scale #ForCoral.


  • Penny Stock, UNDP Senior Technical Advisor for Ecosystems & Biodiversity
  • Ambassador Peter Thomson, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean
  • His Excellency Dr. Bisher Al Khasawneh, Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Panel Moderator: Randa Aboul-Hosn, Resident Representative, UNDP Jordan
  • Honorable Jadwiga Massinga, National Director for Climate Change at the Ministry of Land and Environment, Mozambique
  • Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa
  • Dr. Jürgen Zattle, Director-General for International development policy; 2030 Agenda; Climate
  • Craig Cogut, CEO, Pegasus Capital Advisors
  • Ellie Goulding, Global Goodwill Ambassador UN Environment
  • Gillian Caldwell, USAID's Chief Climate Officer
  • Alessandro Fracassetti, UNDP Egypt Resident Representative
  • Susan Gardner, Director of UNEP Ecosystems Division
  • Monica P. Medina, US Special Envoy for Biodiversity and Water Resources, Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State
  • H.E. Dr Yasmine Fouad Minister of Environment of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Ministerial Coordinator and Envoy of the COP-27 Climate Conference, Arab Republic of Egypt