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Webinar on the key findings and recommendations of the 2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows

  • 1.  Webinar on the key findings and recommendations of the 2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows

    Posted 05-17-2019 03:25

    Background

    The 2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows (2018 BA) provides an updated overview of climate finance flows in 2015 and 2016 from provider to beneficiary countries, available information on domestic climate finance and the other climate-related flows that constitute global total climate finance flows. It also includes information on climate finance trends since 2011, considers the implications and assesses the relevance of the flows to international efforts to address climate change. Moreover, the 2018 BA includes, for the first time, information relevant to Article 2, paragraph 1(c), of the Paris Agreement.

     

    Date and time

    The webinar on key findings and recommendations of the 2018 BA (link) will be held on Monday, 27 May 2019, 14:00-15:30 (CEST).

     

    Agenda

    14:00    Opening and introductory remarks by Ms. Vicky Noens and Mr. Seyni Nafo (BA co-facilitators)

    14:10    Presentation of the key findings of the 2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows. Presenters: Ms. Barbara Buchner and Ms. Charlene Watson

    14:40    Insights on the recommendations of the SCF by Ms. Vicky Noens and Mr. Seyni Nafo

    15:00    Questions and answers

    15:30    Closure

     

    Participation
    This webinar will be open to Parties, Intergovernmental and Non-governmental organizations and other climate finance stakeholders.


    Registration
    Please register by filling out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSftTO_DYMlMjWaAHbt0jDwkxiCNDiOdz49zr2lJbE0_GeOJDA/viewform

    Registration is open until Friday, 24 May 2019, 23:45 (CEST).

     

    Connecting to the webinar

    Join by Skype: https://meet.lync.com/unfccc365/meeting2/Q31K135S

    Join by phone: Find a local number

    Conference ID: 48985828

    Test run prior to the webinar

    A test run will be conducted on Friday, 24 May 2019, 15:00-15:30 (CEST), please follow the same instructions as described under connecting to the webinar. We encourage participants who are planning to participate on the webinar to take part in the test run to avoid any technical error which might occur

    Skype for Business user manual for the webinar
    The webinar will be held via Skype for Business, please find the user manual enclosed. Please make sure to read it carefully so that you can learn how to interact with other attendees during the webinar (e.g. asking for the floor during the discussions). The UNFCCC secretariat will not be in a position to provide any technical support on the attendees' computer or network settings on the day of the webinar.

    The Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) assists the Conference of the Parties (COP) in exercising its functions with respect to the Financial Mechanism of the Convention, inter alia, in terms of measurement, reporting and verification of support provided to developing country Parties, through activities such as the Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows (Decision 2/CP.17, paragraph 121(f)).

    If you have any questions, please send an email to: climatefinance@unfccc.int.

    Thank you very much, 
    Climate Finance Team 
    UNFCCC Secretariat



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    Kaela Slavik
    Synthesis and Foresight
    Future Earth
    University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris
    T: +33 144 27 61 30
    www.futureearth.org
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