Despite challenges, Green Climate Fund is critical to global action
Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia
The GCF Simplified Approval Process - a win for Namibia and for Kunene Region!
"Like Drinking Water" – Namibia's Benedict Libanda Speaks About Accessibility of GCF Finance
VOICES - ‘Just good evidence is not enough,’ says GCF’s evaluation head
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Women have fewer opportunities to make decisions on how to deal with global warming - we must change this
Pacific Island Countries and the Green Climate Fund: Together advancing the region’s roadmap for climate action
GCF Perspectives - Ambassador Aliioaiga Feturi Elisaia of Samoa
GCF has high hopes in the Pacific — Interview with Co-chair Fakir
Thomson Reuters Foundation
GCF needs more staff to meet targets – director
‘The Board is united in our commitment to meet our USD 2.5 billion target.’
GCF Paradigm Shift Revisited
How GCF can help us end hunger
Who will pay for developing countries?
100 billion questions remain for the Green Climate Fund
A defining moment to unite the planet
EU, South Korea see central role for GCF in global climate finance
Investing in our collective future
A European approach to climate finance ahead of the Paris summit
For a Paradigm Shift in Climate Finance, New Perspectives and Mechanisms are Key
Africa Progress Panel proposes bolder role for GCF
Why people of faith care about GCF
Jeffrey Sachs on $100bn climate finance target
‘We need to use GCF resources in a very clever way’
GCF ready to help developing nations fight climate change
GCF to take risks to promote green tech
Paris climate deal must swell new UN fund
The case for the Green Climate Fund
Climate Action Programme
Climate Finance & Trust
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