Experts workshop on innovative financing for sustainable development and climate, Paris, June 19th - 20th

The Permanent Secretariat of the Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development gathered a group of international experts for a day and a half of discussions on the role of innovative financing in the sustainable development and climate agenda.

The aim of this workshop was to bring together a panel of various development stakeholders (government representatives, international organizations, NGOs, private sector representatives) to discuss and draw up possible recommendations on the added value of innovative finance in the means of implementation of the post-2015 agenda and in climate finance as well as on the most promising options to promote.

Belgium, Brazil, Chile, the Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Finland, France (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Directorate-General of the Treasury, Agence Française de Développement, Interministerial Delegation for the Mediterranean, Ministry for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy), Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Madagascar, Morocco, the Netherlands and Spain were represented. Many international and civil society organizations also participated in the debate : OECD, UNICEF, IUCN, FAO, World Bank (IFC), Commonwealth, OIF, UNITAID, African Risk Capacity, Action contre la Faim, Dalberg strategic advisory firm, Livelihoods Fund, Brazilian Biodiversity Fund (Funbio), GRET, Althélia Ecosphere, Epargne sans Frontière, the company Heoh, etc.

The French Secretary of State for Development and Francophonie, Ms Annick Girardin, brought the workshop to a close, alongside Mr Philippe Douste-Blazy, Chair of the Executive Board of UNITAID and Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on Innovative Finance for Development, with the rank of Under-Secretary-General.

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Report of the debates and next steps proposals :

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Commonwealth secretariat :

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Althelia :

Funbio Brazil :


French interministerial delegation of the Mediterranean region (DiMED) :

Le 16 juillet 2014

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