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Partnership for Climate Finance and Development

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Partnership for Climate Finance and Development

  1. 1. Partnership for Climate Finance and Development Alexis Robert 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
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. Who are in the Partnership? As of March 2014, 30 countries and institutions support the Partnership.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Realising the Partnership at country, regional and global levels Country level • Promote institutional mechanisms to effectively manage and deliver climate finance • Support technical capacities and systems to identify, track and assess climate finance Regional level • Encourage Regional Climate Change Finance Platforms Global level • Map existing initiatives to identify links between climate and development policy communities • 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 Change (UNFCCC) • Disseminate the work of the Partnership by bringing together climate change practitioners with development practitioners
  6. 6. Global Forum, Incheon December 2012 • 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
  7. 7. Regional Dialogues • Latin America – Regional Dialogue on Climate Finance in Latin America and Caribbean – Previous dialogues hosted by Honduras and El Salvador – 3rd Regional Dialogue, Buenos Aires, August 2013 • Africa – 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
  8. 8. 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 era • April 15, 15:00-16:30
  9. 9. Thank you! www.oecd.org/development/environment-development/climate-partnership.htm • 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 climate finance)? Questions for discussion

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