Climate finance drives down renewable price in Egypt by half
GCF Board to open Bahrain meeting
Climate costs will rise sharply if we miss 1.5 degree target, GCF conference hears
GCF’s first private sector conference boosts business role in climate finance
GCF sets the tentative funding proposal schedule for B.22
GCF targets private investment shift at inaugural climate conference
Green Climate Fund pledges ambitious response to IPCC alarm bell
IIU hosts Conference of International Investigators
Green Climate Fund announces ambitious plans for next Board meeting: USD 1.1 billion in project proposals, including first GCF climate finance for China
Agreement bolsters Caribbean ability to weather climate disaster
GCF-IFAD agreement will help agricultural communities adapt to climate change
Global NDA Conference: 8-9, 12 October 2018
Adaptation Rationale Workshop: 14-17 November 2018
B.21 in Manama
B.21 Board meeting crucial to chart GCF progress in meeting climate challenge
UNDP IN Latin America and the Caribbean
UNDP welcomes commitments of a coalition of non-state and state actors to reduce deforestation in Ecuador
Structured Dialogue with Eastern Europe and Central Asia connects climate ambition to climate finance
Structured Dialogue with Least Developed Countries: 19-22 November 2018
Dialogue opens new opportunities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Structured Dialogue with the Caribbean: 6-9 November 2018
Bhutan’s King optimistic about climate solutions
Selection process of GCF Board for 2019-2021 membership underway
GCF helps Bhutan progress climate plans
Climate fund snags threaten opportunity to fight warming - Ban Ki-moon
Despite challenges, Green Climate Fund is critical to global action
Forests: A cause of climate concern, and hope
Strengthening climate information in food insecure districts in Malawi
Second Structured Dialogue with the Pacific charts new ambition for climate action
"GCF has a huge role to play"
GCF joins launch of 2018 Champions 12.3 report
Oyun Sanjaasuren, Director of External Affairs, joined the launch of the 2018 Champions 12.3 report in the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly as honorary champion of this food waste coalition of government, business, academia and civil society.
GCF supports strong investor action to combat climate change
At the Investor Agenda roundtable held yesterday on the sidelines of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, GCF joined investors and other representatives from the private sector to demonstrate and accelerate investor-led action critical to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. The Investor Agenda provides a way for investors to directly report actions they are taking, and scale-up their commitment to act, across four key focus areas: Investment, Corporate Engagement, Investor Disclosure, and Policy Advocacy.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for climate finance mobilisation, resourcing of GCF
In a recent speech at the UN Headquarters in New York, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres outlined his thoughts on needed action in the next three years to effectively address climate change. Among them — leadership, a sense of urgency, a true commitment to a decisive multilateral response. He expressed the need for governments to fulfill their pledge to mobilise USD 100 billion a year for climate finance and his ardent desire to ensure that the Green Climate Fund is fully operationalised and properly resourced. Read his full remarks.
GCF previews SAP online submission system
Three webinars were recently concluded by GCF in cooperation with UNITAR. The webinars previewed a new online submission system to around 100 participants, consisting of National Designated Authorities (NDAs) and Accredited Entities (AEs). This new system, slated to be launched this year, aims to further improve the efficiency and transparency of submitting concept notes and funding proposals to GCF. A recording of the webinars will be posted on the SAP section of the GCF website.
GCF-UNDP agreements lay ground for start of 3 projects
GCF has signed agreements with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), a GCF Accredited Entity, to prepare three approved projects worth USD 84 million in GCF financing, to begin implementation by the end of November. The three Funded Activity Agreements (FAAs) – all signed on Tuesday – will develop climate early warning systems in Georgia; Enhance the climate resilience of people living in coastal Bangladesh; and improve the ability of Zambian farmers to deal with climate change.
- Green Climate Fund B.20 meeting press release
- GCF Board approves over USD 1 billion in funding for climate mitigation and adaptation
- GCF Board opens B.19 meeting, elects Lennart Båge and Paul Oquist as new Co-Chairs
- GCF approves 11 projects at its final Board meeting of the year