Financing the transition: how to use public finance smartly

Webinars - By : Diana CÁRDENAS MONAR / Louise KESSLER, PhD

How to use public finance smartly, increase the role of international finance institutions and the performance of multilateral climate funds


Date : Monday, December 4, 2023

Time: 9:30-11:00 (GMT+4) // 6:30-8:00 (Paris time)

Location: France Pavilion and online

Organising: I4CE, Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Following introductory remarks on the investments & financing needs of developing countries, a panel discussion with representatives from developing countries and MDBs (Multilateral development banks) has covered the challenges in determining financing needs of countries, and the role different actors can play for increased ambition. 




Keynote: Atika Ben Maid, Deputy Head of Climate Division, French Development Agency (AFD) 


Part 1: Country and PDB-Public development banks’s perspective 

  • Benoît Leguet, Managing Director, Institute for Climate Economics (I4CE);
  • Léa Boudet, Programme Director Finance and Budget, General Secretariat for Ecological Planning (SGPE), France ;
  • Jaime Tramon, Senior Policy Advisor, Financial and international Affairs Division, Ministry of Finance, Chile;
  • Gan Gan Dirgantara, Head of Environmental, Social and Technical Evaluation Division, PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (PT SMI), Indonesia.


Part 2: Evaluating the performance of multilateral climate funds 


Click here to see the replay

04 Dec 2023

Financing the transition: how to use public finance smartly

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