Mobilizing private finance and investment in the private sector have been held up by many governments and international financial institutions as the way forward for both climate and development finance in an age of fiscal austerity. At this timely forum panelists will explore the outcomes of support for private finance at the CIFs and the IFC to draw lessons for both the World Bank Group and the UN Green Climate Fund, the world’s newest multilateral climate fund.
- Climate Investment Funds and the private sector – Petra Kjell, Bretton Woods Project,
- Lessons from the IFC’s experience with financial intermediaries – Stephanie Fried, ‘Ulu Foundation,
- Indonesia’s Climate Investment Fund projects (FIP/CTF) through a feminist lens – Titi Soentoro, Aksi!,
- Green Climate Fund and private finance – Karen Orenstein, Friends of the Earth U.S.
Sponsoring organizations: ActionAid USA; Aksi! for gender, social and ecological justice; Bretton Woods Project; Center for International Environmental Law; Friends of the Earth U.S.; Heinrich Boell Foundation; Institute for Policy Studies; ‘Ulu Foundation.