Role of Finance Ministries in Catalyzing Private Finance for Adaptation

August 17, 2023 - August 17, 2023

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)

July 27, 2023 - July 27, 2023

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.

Joint HP5-Nature workshop: Update on climate-related and nature-related disclosure requirements

July 12, 2023 - July 12, 2023

This workshop informed members on the developments in the above disclosure requirements, what these standards would mean in practice, and the role of Finance Ministries in implementing them at national levels.

Green Transition Taxonomy Workshop

July 11, 2023 - July 11, 2023

On Tuesday, July 11, the Coalition hosted the “Green Transition Taxonomies” seminar under the Green Transition workstream. Speakers highlighted the relevance of taxonomies to follow overarching guiding principles, while recognizing differences in national priorities (e.g., NDCs) and limitations (e.g., affordability) that translate into different decarbonization starting points and trajectories.

Adaptation Planning and Financing through NAPs and NDCs: Country Experiences (Webinar)

July 06, 2023 - July 06, 2023

This webinar is co-organized with UNDP and UNEP, institutional partners of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action and is the first of a two-part webinar series focusing on adaptation planning and financing. Whole-of-government approaches to adaptation planning and financing strategies and the role of finance ministries in the development and implementation of NAPs and NDCs as relates to climate adaptation were presented during the session along with shared experiences of Ministries of Finance and Economy through an interactive panel discussion.

Nature workshop: What the Global Biodiversity Framework Means for Finance Ministries and Central Banks

June 28, 2023 - June 28, 2023

This workshop examined what the Global Biodiversity Targets (GBF) means for the financial sector, particularly the Ministries of Finance and the Central Banks, as well as highlighted how Coalition members - Chile, Finland, France, Mexico, Uganda, and the UK - integrate nature in their agendas.

Paris Summit - Leveraging Capacities for Finance Ministries on Climate Action

June 22, 2023 - June 22, 2023

On June 22nd, an official side event of the Paris Summit was jointly organized by the Coalition and the C3A program, titled “Leveraging Capacities for Finance Ministries on Climate Action”, which featured a panel discussion by Co-Chairs Sherpas Masyita Crystallin and Ralien Bekkers, Juergen Voegele (World Bank), Amar Bhattacharya (Brookings), Fatima Denton (UNU-INRA), Tom Heller (CPI), and Morgan Despres (ECF/NGFS).

Global Event | From Guide to Action: Strengthening the Role of Ministries of Finance in Driving Climate Action

June 15, 2023 - June 15, 2023

To help Ministries of Finance to mainstream climate action into their core functions and capabilities, the Coalition recently launched a flagship guide for Ministries and Ministers of Finance, ‘Strengthening the Role of Ministries of Finance in Driving Climate Action’. Based on over 140 inspiring country case studies of climate action, the guide offers concrete steps for Ministries of Finance to strengthen their role in driving the transition to a zero-carbon, climate-resilient economy. It shows that in taking bold climate action, Ministries of Finance can tackle escalating risks, achieve macro stability, enhance resilience, create growth and development opportunities, and deliver clean, secure and affordable energy.

Green Transition Concept Note Review Meeting

May 23, 2023 - May 23, 2023

The kickoff meeting of the Green Transition workstream was held on May 23, 2023 with over 40 Coalition members and counted with the valuable participation of participants, whose corroborated the proposed concept note and activities for 2023.

Taking Stock of Nature - Insights from Institutional Partners Workshop

May 16, 2023 - May 16, 2023

The purpose of this workshop is to showcase and update member countries on the latest work on nature by leading Institutional Partners of the Coalition. We also aim to facilitate interactive discussions whereby partners can learn about the needs and demands from member countries.