B.17/04: Matters related to guidance from the Conference of the Parties: Complementarity and coherence

The Board, having considered document GCF/B.17/08 titled “Operational Framework on complementarity and coherence”:

  1. Adopts the operational framework on complementarity and coherence contained in annex II to this document;
  2. Requests the Secretariat to present a report on the progress made and outputs from the operational framework on complementarity and coherence in line with decision B.13/21, paragraph (c), for consideration by the Board in 2018, and to provide an annual update thereafter;
  3. Encourages the Executive Director to host the annual dialogue with climate finance delivery channels in the margins of the eighteenth meeting of the Board and to utilize it as a forum for exchange between the GCF and relevant climate finance delivery channels; and
  4. Requests the Secretariat to include outcomes and updates related to complementarity and coherence in the report to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for consideration by the Board, and to continue cooperation with the Standing Committee on Finance in line with decision B.13/11.