Publications

From 16 to 19 May 2022, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) convened for its 32nd meeting in the city of Saint John’s, Antigua and Barbuda. For the first time since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic the meeting was conducted in an in-person setting, focussing on policy consultations, such as the update of the… >>>

From 28 to 31 March 2022, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) convened for its 31st meeting. Due to the ongoing challenges imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was conducted once again in a virtual setting, focussing primarily on procedural and administrative matters. Furthermore, the Board considered the approval of two… >>>

From 22-23 March 2022, the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) convened for its 27th meeting. The meeting took place in Cape Town, South Africa, and was conducted in a hybrid format, which means that some SCF members and observers were present, while others participated virtually. Facilitated by the newly appointed Co-Chairs Mr. Zaheer Fakir (… >>>

Policy Brief

"Making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development,” also known as Article 2.1c, is of particular importance to the success of the Paris Agreement. It represents one of the three long-term goals of the agreement, while also being a means to achieve the other two long-term goals… >>>

Policy Brief

Since the adoption of the Copenhagen Accord in 2009, international negotiations on climate finance under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have focused primarily on quantitative elements, in particular the amount of financial resources provided over a certain amount of time or the resources allocated to certain… >>>

From 12 - 14 October 2021, the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) convened for its 26th meeting. The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format, which means that some SCF members and observers were present in Bonn, while others participated virtually. Chaired by Mr. Ismo Ulvila (European Union) and Mr. Ayman Shasly (Saudi Arabia), the meeting… >>>

From 4 to 7 October 2021, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) convened for its 30th meeting. Due to the ongoing challenges imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was conducted once again in a virtual setting, focussing on procedural and administrative matters, as well as a couple of policy items, such as the Update of the… >>>

From 6-8 September 2021, the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) convened for its 25th meeting. The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format, which means that some SCF members and observers were present in Bonn, while others participated virtually. Since the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, this has been the first time that a part of… >>>

From 28 June to 1 July 2021, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) convened for its 29th meeting. Due to the ongoing challenges imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was conducted once again in a virtual setting, focussing on procedural and administrative matters, as well as a couple of policy items, such as the Integrated… >>>

From 19-20 May 2021, the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) convened for its 24th meeting, conducted in a virtual setting amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic. Chaired by Mr. Ismo Ulvila (… >>>