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Partnership for Climate Finance
OECD Development Co-operation Development
First Experts’ Meeting of the ENVIRONET and WP-STAT Task Team on improving
Rio markers, environment and development finance statistics
March 21, 2014
What is the Partnership for Climate
Finance and Development?
• Launched at the 4th High Level Forum on Aid
Effectiveness in Busan, Korea, in 2011
• Promotes effective deployment of climate
finance at country-level
• Brings together climate change, finance and
development co-operation communities
• Works at the country, regional and global levels.
• Seeks to improve how climate finance is
accessed, managed and used.
Who are in the Partnership?
As of March 2014, 30 countries and institutions support the Partnership.
What does the Partnership do?
Governments in partner countries work together to develop in-country capacity to effectively manage and
deliver climate finance, with the collective support from climate finance and development co-operation
providers as well as from civil society stakeholders. These in-country approaches and experiences are
shared with countries at the regional and global levels, and supported by the Partnership.
Realising the Partnership at country,
regional and global levels
• Promote institutional mechanisms to effectively manage and deliver climate finance
• Support technical capacities and systems to identify, track and assess climate finance
• Encourage Regional Climate Change Finance Platforms
• Map existing initiatives to identify links between climate and development policy
• Global meetings to facilitate and contribute to cross-regional knowledge exchange
• Facilitate dialogue with and support implementation of the Global Partnership for
Effective Development Co-operation and the UN Framework Convention on Climate
• Disseminate the work of the Partnership by bringing together climate change
practitioners with development practitioners
Global Forum, Incheon
• Global Forum on Using Country Systems to
Manage Climate Change Finance
– 150+ participants, from 24 countries
• Key findings:
– Importance of climate spend through the budget and
other extra-budgetary systems
– Public climate finance disbursed through a growing
number of modalities, including programmatic support
– Need to strengthen the mechanisms for measuring
the impact and results of climate policy and finance
• Latin America
– Regional Dialogue on Climate Finance in
Latin America and Caribbean
– Previous dialogues hosted by Honduras and El
– 3rd Regional Dialogue, Buenos Aires, August 2013
– Initial activities to identify officials interested in
participating in a regional platform
– Tentatively planning session at the LEDS GP Annual
Workshop, Kenya, 24-27 June 2014
Focus Session at the 1st HLM of the
Global Partnership for Effective
Development Co-operation, Mexico City
• High-level panel of partner countries, donors,
CSOs and IOs
• Synthesis of key findings on countries’
experiences in managing climate finance
• Forward-looking discussion on climate finance
and development processes in the post-2015
• April 15, 15:00-16:30
• What should be the future priority topics for the Partnership
for Climate Finance and Development?
• How should the ENVIRONET-WP-STAT Task Team engage
with the Partnership, (i.e. on relevant topics of tracking
Questions for discussion