Webinar: International Public Finance for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Process

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Thursday, December 7, 2017
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Dec 7, 2017 7:00AM to 8:00AM EST

How can countries mobilize international public finance to plan and implement their NAP processes?

Significant financing is needed throughout the entire NAP process, but especially within its implementation phase. The international community has established several multilateral funds—both under and outside of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change—that can finance aspects of  the NAP process. Multilateral development banks are a further option for financing NAP processes. This webinar will explore these options, with presentations on adaptation finance available through the Green Climate Fund and insights into Ethiopia’s experience accessing international public finance.

The webinar agenda will be:

  • Overview of international public finance for the NAP process (Jo-Ellen Parry, IISD, NAP Global Network Secretariat)
  • Green Climate Fund support for NAP processes (Jason Spensley, Green Climate Fund’s Project Preparation Facility and Adaptation Planning support programme)
  • Country experience with international public finance in Ethiopia (Asrat Yirgu Senato, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ethiopia)
  • Q&A
  • Next steps and closing