B.06/11: Detailed programme of work on readiness and preparatory support

The Board, having considered document GCF/B.06/14 Detailed Programme of Work on Readiness and Preparatory Support:

  1. Takes note of the priority activities for readiness and preparatory support:
    1. Establishment of national designated authorities or focal points;
    2. Strategic frameworks, including the preparation of country programmes;
    3. Selection of intermediaries or implementing entities;
    4. Initial pipelines of programme and project proposals;
  2. Requests the Secretariat to elaborate a revised detailed programme of work, for consideration by the Board at its seventh meeting, that includes the following:
    1. Readiness activities to be undertaken in countries based on requests for support resulting from a consultation with countries and stakeholders;
    2. A delivery plan for the implementation of these readiness activities. The delivery plan will be developed in consultation with countries and existing initiatives. It will include a timeline and modalities for implementation;
    3. Options for entering into partnerships with existing initiatives, including of sub-national, national, regional and international actors, in order to implement the readiness activities supported by the Fund;
  3. Decides from the resources available or to be made available in the Green Climate Fund Trust Fund, the allocation of funds in the amount of US$ 1 million to the Secretariat for the preparation of a detailed programme of work and authorizes the Interim Trustee to commit and transfer such funds from the Green Climate Fund Trust Fund to the Secretariat, subject to the availability of resources in the Green Climate Fund Trust Fund;
  4. Requests the Secretariat to seek transparency, complementarity,  and coherence amongst existing initiatives, and to establish and maintain an information-sharing platform and dialogue and facilitate South-South exchanges;
  5. Requests the Secretariat to review the modalities for the delivery of readiness support once the Fund’s accreditation and allocation policies are approved, with a view of ensuring consistency with the other established operational modalities of the Fund, for consideration by the Board;
  6. Requests the Executive Director to report to the Board twice a year on:
    1. Activities undertaken, including joint activities with existing initiatives;
    2. The progress of committing and disbursing available funds.