Helsinki Principle 5 Workshop on Blended Finance

July 07, 2020 - July 07, 2020

  Blended finance instruments aim to address market failures that limit private financial flows for sustainable activities. This workshop, hosted and organised by the Government of Luxembourg with support from the European Investment Bank, provided an opportunity to understand the main concepts of blended finance. The event was opened by Mr. Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance, Luxembourg, and Mr. Christoph Kuhn, Director for Mandate Management, the European Investment Bank, and proceeded with contributions from relevant public and private sector stakeholders.

Helsinki Principle 5 Workshop on Green Taxonomies

June 29, 2020 - June 29, 2020


Principle 3 Workshop on The Political Economy of Carbon Pricing Post Covid-19

June 22, 2020 - June 23, 2020

  The OECD and the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action held a virtual workshop on The Political Economy of Carbon Pricing Post Covid-19’, organised in co-operation with IMF and World Bank. This event occurred on 22 June, 8-10 am EDT/2-4 pm CEST and 23 June, 6.30am-12pm EDT/12.30-6 pm CEST.

Principle 5 Workshop on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure

June 10, 2020 - June 10, 2020

There is increasing international recognition of the need to integrate climate change and environmental considerations into mainstream financial decision-making. Better access to climate-related information can enhance how climate risks are assessed, priced, and managed. However, implementing requirements around climate-related financial disclosure brings with it technical and political challenges.

Webinar on PEFA Climate Framework

May 28, 2020 - May 28, 2020

  The PEFA Framework aims at assessing and reporting on the strengths and challenges of public financial management (PFM) using quantitative indicators to measure performance. Since its launch in 2005, the PEFA framework has been used for 640 assessments in 152 countries and is widely recognized as the most commonly accepted PFM assessment tool.

Virtual Meeting on Green Budgeting

March 17, 2020 - March 17, 2020

The Virtual Meeting on Green Budgeting built on preliminary discussions at the second meeting of the Green Budgeting Expert Group held under the auspices of the Paris Collaborative on Green Budgeting (PCGB) on 29 April 2019.

Fourth Sherpa Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action

February 24, 2020 - February 26, 2020

Venue: African Development Bank Headquarters, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire The Ministry of Finance, Cote D'Ivoire and the World Bank will host the Fourth Sherpa Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action on February 24-26 in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire.

COP25: Finance Ministers from over 50 countries join forces to tackle climate change

December 09, 2019 - December 09, 2019

Present for the first time at a COP, Finance Ministers launch plan of action

Third Sherpa Meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action

November 18, 2019 - November 19, 2019

  The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action met for its third sherpa meeting on November 18-19, at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development headquarters in London, United Kingdom.