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From 16-17 December 2020, the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) convened for its 23rd meeting, conducted in a virtual setting amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic. Chaired by Mr. Ismo… >>>

Policy Brief

The formal negotiations on the post-2025 goal are yet to take off. But taking previous negotiations on climate finance matters into consideration, efforts of navigating all interests towards a satisfying decision should not be underestimated - not to mention the delay already imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this, this policy brief… >>>

Policy Brief

Many described the outcomes of 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) in Copenhagen as insufficient or even disastrous. However, amid them, the agreement to provide USD 100 billion annually in climate finance by 2020 was heralded as an achievement. It is one of the few memorable positives for the 2009 conference, which… >>>

From 9 to 13 November 2020, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) convened for its 27th meeting. Due to the ongoing hallenges imposed by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was conducted once again in a virtual setting, focussing primarily on rocedural and administrative matters, as well as the… >>>

From 28-30 September 2020, the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) convened for its 22nd meeting, conducted in a virtual setting amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic. Chaired by Mr. Ismo Ulvila (European Union) and Mr. Ayman Shasly (Saudi Arabia), the meeting discussed several agenda items to define next steps in the Committee’s work going… >>>

From 18 to 21 August 2020, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) convened for its 26th meeting. Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic the meeting was conducted in a virtual setting, focussing on procedural and administrative matters, as well as the approval of fifteen funding proposals (requesting USD 878.6 million of GCF funding) and the… >>>

Dear friends of the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS),

This is the CFAS Summary Briefing. Produced at key meetings and negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Summary Briefing tries to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place at each meeting and give an overview of substantive points of… >>>

The current climate change challenge exceeds by far the capacity of many developing countries to respond to its impacts and address the sustainable development needs of their communities. It is unlikely that developing countries can address the impacts of climate change with their domestic resources only. Scaling-up both… >>>

Dear friends of the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS),

This is the CFAS Summary Briefing. Produced at key meetings and negotiations by the CFAS expert team, the Summary Briefing tries to provide a concise, informative update on key discussions that have taken place at each meeting and give an overview of substantive points of… >>>

At COP21, the tables 7, 7a and 7b were adjusted based on insights gained in terms of a common understanding on key terminology for reporting financial information. From 2020… >>>