The Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS)
The Climate Finance Advisory Service offers negotiators, policy makers and advisors in the poorest and most climate vulnerable countries bespoke information and guidance to help them effectively participate in complex global climate finance negotiations.


Policy Paper | November 2013

CDKN aims to help decision-makers select and deploy financial instruments – such as grants, concessional loans, equity and guarantees — to fund climate adaptation and mitigation activities. This guide summarises the barriers to financing mitigation and adaptation activities, as well as discussing factors to consider when selecting and… >>>

Policy Paper | October 2013

World leaders and governments paved the way for the establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreements made at the Conference of Parties (COPs) in Copenhagen (2009) and Cancún (2010). The key objectives of the UNFCCC are to limit global warming to below 2°C (or… >>>

August 2013, Bonn (Germany)

This is the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) Daily Briefing.
Produced at key meetings and  negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Daily Briefings try to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place during each day of discussions and substantive points of action or progress.  Please note that… >>>

Policy Paper | June 2013

At the third meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board in March 2013, Board members considered the different ways for developing countries to access funding. They agreed that “a country-driven approach is a core principle to build the business model of the Fund” and noted this as an area of convergence among its members.

Policy Paper | March 2013

Financial support for mitigation and adaptation actions in developing countries is at the core of the climate negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This is due to the legal obligations created by the Convention itself, and the critical role of finance in enabling developing countries to take ambitious… >>>