The Coalition will meet on December 6th during the UNFCCC COP28 conference in Dubai, UAE.
Nature Investments workshop was organized jointly by Nature and HP5 workstreams to discuss the challenges and opportunities of mobilizing finance for nature and potential policy actions for the Ministries of Finance.
Marrakech, 11 October 2023 – The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action gathered in-person for our 10th Ministerial Meeting on October 11, 2023, chaired jointly by Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance of Indonesia, Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Finance of The Netherlands.
To address member requests two workshops on the topic are being arranged: the current workshop (open to Coalition members), as well as UNFCC SCF-led workshop to be held on November 2, details tbd (open to all Ministries of Finance).
The HP4, HP5, and Adaptation workstreams organized a workshop focused on disaster risk financing on September 20, 2023. The workshop provided Coalition members with an overview of disaster risk financing by experts from the World Bank, presented the World Bank’s Disaster Resilient and Responsive Public Financial Management Assessment Tool, summarized the European Commission’s findings on disaster risk financing in EU member states, and provided the United Kingdom, Mexico, and the Philippines with an opportunity highlight the progress that they’ve made on this important topic.
The Coalition was proud to present the flagship guide at the Austrian Ministry of Finance on Monday, the 18th of September 2023, as part of their Forum Finanz event series.
Empowering Climate Action: Ministries of Finance Role in Nationally Determined Contributions and Long-Term Strategies Implementation Workshop
The Coalition Secretariat and the NDC Partnership co-organized a workshop on September 12 to highlight key messages and results of the Coalition’s report Ministries of Finance and Nationally Determined Contributions: Raising Ambition and Accelerating Climate Action. They have collaborated closely with Uganda and Jamaica to advance this work under Helsinki Principle 6 and 1 workstreams and to strengthen the crucial role of Ministries of Finance (MoF) in shaping, updating, and implementing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Long-term Strategies (LTS).
The Secretariat for the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action (the Coalition), and the Coalition’s institutional partners (IPs), UNDP and UNEP, co-organized a webinar on August 17, 2023 to discuss these challenges and opportunities for scaling up adaptation private finance and the role that Finance Ministries can play and has been playing in catalyzing private finance for adaptation.
Capacity Building, Training and Research Support Action - Presentation of activities by the Institutional Partners (2nd edition)
Aiming to capitalize on existing experience and expertise of the Coalition’s Institutional Partners, the workshop offered the 2nd review of on-going and planned training, research, and capacity building activities of IPs.