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Webinar: Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

Webinar: Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

Date: Thursday, 16th of March 2017, 1 – 2:30 pm CET // 15:00- 16:30 Nairobi  (UTC+3) // 19:00 – 20:30 Bangkok, Hanoi (UTC+7) The availability of reliable, transparent and accurate information on national greenhouse gas emissions is crucial for planning climate change mitigation actions and monitoring their success. In order […]

German G20 Presidency Launches GreenInvest Platform to Engage Developing Countries on Green Finance

German G20 Presidency Launches GreenInvest Platform to Engage Developing Countries on Green Finance

As part of Germany’s G20 Presidency, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is advancing the ‘GreenInvest’ dialogue platform in order to engage developing countries in the mainstreaming and mobilization of green finance. A first consultation of developing countries under the GreenInvest platform was held in Singapore on […]

Green Bonds for Cities: A Strategic Guide for Policymakers in Developing Countries

Green Bonds for Cities: A Strategic Guide for Policymakers in Developing Countries

A new report offers a strategic guide for cities in developing countries to access green bond market flows, a potential source of finance for cities looking to secure investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure to meet the water, energy, housing and transportation needs of their expanding urban populations. Since 2007, USD […]

New Wave of Transformative Climate Finance Instruments

New Wave of Transformative Climate Finance Instruments

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance has selected three new ideas for climate finance instruments for further analysis, development and preparation that could help drive billions in climate finance to developing countries: A cloud forest conservation fund; a facility for early stage finance for renewable energy; and a commercial […]

Funding Opportunity for Uganda ‘Green School’ NAMA

Funding Opportunity for Uganda ‘Green School’ NAMA

A concrete funding opportunity is on the horizon for a ‘green school’ NAMA in Uganda that aims at providing integrated sustainable energy solutions for schools throughout the country. From 16 to 19 January, the NAMA Facility will pay a due diligence site visit to the Uganda green school project, one […]

International Consultation and Analysis Process in Full Swing

International Consultation and Analysis Process in Full Swing

The seventh technical analysis of biennial update reports (BURs) from developing country Parties was convened in Bonn, Germany, from 5 to 9 December, the final round in 2016. These reports are submitted by developing countries every two years, showing their actions in tackling climate change and support received to undertake […]