Link to Zoom session (passcode: 454971)

This session highlights the importance of integrated objectives and collaboration in the Clean Air Catalyst, a global partnership launched by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2020, led by World Resources Institute and Environmental Defense Fund. Representatives from the partnership and three pilot cities will share their approach to scaling up a multi-city program to accelerate locally tailored solutions to air pollution that also tackle climate change, improve human health and address gender and income inequality.


  • Genevieve Maricle, Senior Advisor, Climate and Environment, USAID 
  • Pratibha Pal, Indore Municipal Commissioner (virtual)
  • H.E Sakaja Arthur Johnson, Governor of Nairobi City County (TBC)
  • John Kioli, Chairman Kenya Climate Change Working Group and Executive Director Green Africa Foundation
  • Sarah Vogel, Senior VP of Health, Environmental Defense Fund (virtual)
  • Koni Samadhi, WRI Indonesia Country Director
  • Michael Doust, Director, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities 

Location in Blue Zone:

Location of Multi-Level Action Pavilion in COP27 Blue Zone