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The Thirteenth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 18 - 20 July 2016


Documents for the thirteenth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance


The Twelfth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 6- 7 April 2016
Venue: United Nations Campus, Langer Eugen (LE) Building, 19th Floor, Room 1916 (Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1, 53113 Bonn, Germany)

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Documents for the twelfth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2016/12/1) (111 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated Agenda (SCF/2016/12/2) (309 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the twelfth meeting (SCF/2016/12/10) (278 kB)


Item 3: Organizational matters
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/9) (2193 kB)

Item 4: Consideration of the long-term finance issues referred to in decision 3/CP.19,
paragraph 12
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/3) (184 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome of discussions (63 kB)

Item 5: Coherence and coordination: Financing for forests, taking into account
different policy approaches
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/4) (158 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome of discussions (59 kB)


Item 6: 2016 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/5) (289 kB)
pdf-icon "Input to the 12th meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance"; Gottfried von Gemmingen, Member of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (114 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome of discussions (60 kB)


Item 7: 2016 biennial assessment and overview of climate finance
flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/6) (419 kB)
pdf-icon Note by co-facilitators of the working group on the 2016 biennial assessment an overview of climate finance flows (566 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome of discussions (58 kB)


Item 8: MRV of support beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/7) (509 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome of discussions (61 kB)


Item 9: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/8) (593 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome of discussions (67 kB)

Item 10: Linkages with the subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of the Convention
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2016/12/9) (2193 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome of discussions (66 kB)

pdf-icon Provisional Agenda 1st technical meeting on the 2016 biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows


The Eleventh Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 26- 28 October 2015
Venue: Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the eleventh meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2015/11/1) (299 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated Agenda (SCF/2015/11/2) (632 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the eleventh meeting (SCF/2015/11/13) (788 kB)

pdf-icon List of Participants (331 kB)

Item 4a: Outcomes of the 2015 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance and the
                Work on coherence and coordination: financing for forests, taking into account
                different approaches
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/11/3) (696 kB)

pdf-icon Report from break out group (497 kB)

Item 4b: 2016 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/11/4) (449 kB)

Item 5: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/11/5) (799 kB)
pdf-icon Compilation and analysis of past guidance provided to the Green Climate Fund:
COP 16 up until COP 20
(447 kB)
pdf-icon Compilation and analysis of past guidance to the Global Environment Facility:
COP 1 until COP 201 including SBI conclusions
(562 kB)
pdf-icon Report from break out group (291 kB)

Item 6: MRV of support beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance
             flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/11/6) (480 kB)
pdf-icon Overview of current mandates and gaps relating to MRV of support (2010-2015) (585 kB)
pdf-icon Report from break out group (439 kB)

Item 7: 2016 biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/11/7) (494 kB)
pdf-icon Report from break out group (459 kB)

Item 8: Institutional linkages and relations between the Adaptation Fund and other
             institutions under the Convention
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/11/8) (524 kB)
pdf-icon Legal note on proposed recommendations (278 kB)
pdf-icon Report from break out group (328 kB)


The Tenth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 12 - 13 June 2015
Venue: Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the tenth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2015/10/1) (106 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated Agenda (SCF/2015/10/2) (250 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the tenth meeting (SCF/2015/10/13) (699 kB)
pdf-icon List of Participants (131 kB)
Item 3: 2015 forum of the Standing Committee on Finance: Financing for forests,
             taking into account different policy approaches
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/10/3) (352 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (67 kB)

Item 4: Coherence and coordination: Financing for forests, taking into account
             different policy approaches
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/10/4) (430 kB)
pdf-icon Draft working paper on coherence and coordination: issues related to finance for forests, taking into account different policy approaches (SCF/2015/10/11) (806 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (395 kB)

Item 5: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/10/5) (787 kB)
pdf-icon Compendium of past guidance provided to the Global Environment Facility
- COP 1 to COP 20 (including SBI conclusions)
(662 kB)
pdf-icon Compendium of past guidance provided to the Green Climate Fund
- COP 16 to COP 20
(311 kB)
pdf-icon Compilation and analysis of past guidance to the Global Environment Facility
- COP 1 until COP 20 (including SBI conclusions)
(634 kB)
pdf-icon Compilation and analysis of past guidance provided to the Green Climate Fund
- COP 16 up until COP 20
(385 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (66 kB)

Item 6: Measurement, reporting, and verification of support beyond the biennial
            assessment and overview of climate finance flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/10/6) (579 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (26 kB)

Item 7: Institutional linkages and relations between the Adaptation Fund and other
             institutions under the Convention
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/10/7) (319 kB)
pdf-icon Working paper (474 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (56 kB)

Item 8: The 2016 biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/10/8) (576 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (231 kB)

Item 9: Linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of
            the Convention
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/10/9) (608 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (65 kB)


The Ninth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 10 - 11 March 2015
Venue: Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the ninth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2015/9/1) (298 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated agenda (SCF/2015/9/2) (574 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the ninth meeting (SCF/2015/9/10) (606 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (248 kB)
Item 4: Workplan of the Standing Committee on Finance in 2015: Consideration of the
            long - term finance issues referred to in decision 3/CP.19, paragraph 12
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/9/3) (564 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (108 kB)

Item 5: 2015 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance: Financing for forests, taking
             into account different policy approaches
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/9/4) (347 kB)
pdf-icon Inputs and case studies received from Parties and organizations to the SCF on the topic of forest finance (335 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (60 kB)

Item 6: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/9/5) (661 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (56 kB)

Item 7: Measurement, reporting and verification beyond the biennial assessment and
             overview of climate finance flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2015/9/6) (779 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (76 kB)

Item 8: Institutional linkages and relations between the Adaptation Fund and other
             institutions under the Convention.
pdf-icon Background paper(SCF/2015/9/7) (367 kB)
pdf-icon Outcome notes from break out group (68 kB)


The Eighth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 1 - 3 October 2014
Venue: Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the eighth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2014/8/1) (130 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated Agenda (SCF/2014/8/2) (273 kB)
pdf-icon Summary and Recommendations by the Standing Committee on Finance on the 2014 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows (167 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the eighth meeting (SCF/2014/8/9) (691 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (110 kB)
Item 3: Biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/8/3) (159 kB)

Item 4: Fifth review of the financial mechanism.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/8/4) (1146 kB)

Item 5a: Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance: Outcome of the 2014 Forum on
             mobilizing adaptation finance
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/8/5) (3613 kB)

Item 5b: Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance: 2015 Forum on financing for forests.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/8/6) (202 kB)

Item 6: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/8/7) (300 kB)

Item 7: Coherence and coordination: the issue of financing for forests, taking into account
             different policy approaches.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/7/5/Rev.1) (567 kB)

Item 8: MRV of finance beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance
             flows.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/8/8) (471 kB)
Presentations made during the eighth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Outputs of the first Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows, Meeting Objectives and Follow-ups (184 kB)
pdf-icon Managing climate change expenditures in Asia and the Pacific - UNDP (859 kB)
pdf-icon Data and information gaps on climate finance - CPI (781 kB)


The Seventh Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 16 - 18 June 2014
Venue:
Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the seventh meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance

pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2014/7/1/Rev.2) (139 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated agenda (SCF/2014/7/2/Rev.1 ) (293 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the seventh meeting (SCF/2014/7/9)
pdf-icon List of participants (112 kB)

Item 2c: Organizational matters: Communication Strategy
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/6/10/Rev.1) (198 kB)

Item 3: Biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows
pdf-icon Co-facilitators note (SCF/2014/7/3) (252 kB)
pdf-icon Presentation on first draft of the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows (173 kB)

Item 4: Fifth review of the financial mechanism.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/7/4) (151 kB)
pdf-icon Highlights of the preliminary findings of the technical paper on the fifth review of the financial mechanism (152 kB)

Item 5: Coherence and coordination: the issue of financing for forests, taking into
              account different policy approaches.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/7/5) (224 kB)

Item 6: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/7/6) (276 kB)
pdf-icon Revised initial paper (SCF/2014/7/6) (112 kB)

Item 7: Linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of
              the Convention.
Background paper (SCF/2014/7/x)

Item 8: MRV of finance beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance
             flows.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/7/8/Rev.1) (167 kB)


The Sixth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 4 - 5 March 2014
Venue:
Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the sixth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance

pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2014/6/1/Rev.1) (98 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated Agenda (SCF/2014/6/2/Rev.1) (168 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the sixth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2014/6/11) (571 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (122 kB)

Item 4: Biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/6/3) (514 kB)

Item 5: Fifth review of the financial mechanism.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/6/4) (208 kB)

Item 6: Second forum of the Standing Committee on Finance.
pdf-icon Draft concept note (SCF/2014/6/6) (145 kB)
pdf-icon Draft programme (122 kB)

Item 7: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/6/7) (211 kB)

Item 8: MRV of finance beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance
             flows.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/6/8) (157 kB)

Item 9.:. Linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of
              the Convention.
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2014/6/9) (192 kB)

Item 10a. Communication Strategy
pdf-icon Draft communication strategy (SCF/2014/6/10) (172 kB)


The Fifth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 27 - 30 August 2013
Venue:
Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the fifth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2013/5/1/Rev.1) (92 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated agenda (SCF/2013/5/2/Rev.1) (171 kB)
pdf-icon Submissions to the fifth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/5/8) (316 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the fifth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/5/9) (377 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (124 kB)
Item 3: Fifth review of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/5/3) (166 kB)

Item 4: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/5/4) (209 kB)
pdf-icon Presentation: Fifth Overall Performance Study of the GEF - OPS5 Evidence on Guidance; Rob D. van den Berg, GEF, Director (1452 kB)

Item 5: MRV of support and biennial assessments and overview of financial flows
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/5/5) (217 kB)
pdf-icon Presentation: MRV of climate finance - Current status, relevant OECD work, potential ways forward; Raphaël Jachnik, OECD Environment Directorate (1033 kB)
pdf-icon Presentation: Joint MDB Climate Finance Tracking; Jan Willem van de Ven, Senior Carbon Manager, Carel Cronenberg, MRV Manager (411 kB)
pdf-icon Presentation: Monitoring, Reporting and Verifying Climate Finance; Smita Nakhooda (881 kB)

Item 6: Second forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/5/6) (212 kB)

Item 8: Code of Conduct of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Background paper on the Code of Conduct of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/5/7) (101 kB)
Call for inputs on elements to be taken into account for the development of a work programme on measurement, reporting and verification of support and the conduct of the biennial assessments and overview of climate finance flows in 2014, June-July 2013
Document
Submitted by
Date
pdf-icon Submission CPI (799 kB) Climate Policy Initiative 29/7/2013
pdf-icon Submission Germanwatch (202 kB)
Germanwatch 30/7/2013
pdf-icon Submission Haites (125 kB) Erik Haites, Margaree Consultants Inc. 31/7/2013
pdf-icon Submission OECD (218 kB) OECD 31/7/2013
pdf-icon Submission IETA (146 kB) IAETA 31/7/2013
pdf-icon Submission CIF (193 kB) CIF 31/7/2013
pdf-icon Submission BlindSpot Think Tank (70 kB) BlindSpot Think Tank 31/7/2013

Submissions by observers to the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Submission by Benito Müller (348 kB)


The Fourth Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 15 - 17 June 2013
Venue:
Bonn, Germany
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Documents for the fourth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2013/4/1/Rev.1) (93 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated agenda (SCF/2013/4/2/Rev.1) (155 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the fourth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/3/11) (231 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (106 kB)
Item 3: Reflections on the outcomes of the first forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/4/3) (523 kB)

Item 5: Fifth review of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper on the initial draft of the consolidated guidelines (SCF/2013/4/5) (107 kB)

Item 6: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper on procedural aspects (SCF/2013/4/6) (118 kB)

Item 7a: Expert inputs to the work programme on long-term finance
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/4/7) (132 kB)

Item 7b: MRV of support
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/4/8) (140 kB)

Item 7c: Linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and thematic bodies of the
              Convention
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/4/9) (116 kB)

Item 7d: Code of Conduct of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/4/10 (134 kB)
Submissions by observers to the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Submission by Transparency International (224 kB)
pdf-icon Submission by Benito Müller (189 kB)


The Third Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 8 - 10 March 2013
Venue: Bonn, Germany

Documents for the third meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SCF/2013/3/1/Rev.1) (92 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated agenda (SCF/2013/3/2/Rev.1) (155 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the third meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/3/7) (432 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (167 kB)
Item 3: Overview of the key outcomes of the Doha Conference and implications for the work of
            the SCF in 2013
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/3/3) (162 kB)

Item 4: COP – GCF arrangements
pdf-icon Co-chairs note on procedural aspects (SCF/2013/3/4) (121 kB)
pdf-icon Views from Members. Compilation (SCF/2013/3/MISC.1) (708 kB)

Item 5: Operationalization of the Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Submissions by members of the open-ended working group. Compilation
(SCF/2013/3/MISC.2)
(152 kB)
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/3/5) (154 kB)

Item 6: Fifth review of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2013/3/6) (145 kB)


The Second Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 4 - 6 October 2012
Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

Documents for the second meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SC/2012/2/1) (91 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated agenda(SC/2012/2/1) (135 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (168 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the second meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SC/2012/2/7) (142 kB)
Item 5: Strategy for the Forum of the Standing Committee
pdf-icon Background paper (SC/2012/2/4) (203 kB)

Item 6: Expert input into the fifth review of the financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SC/2012/2/5) (108 kB)

Item 7: Draft guidance and recommendations to the COP for the operating entities of the
            financial mechanism
pdf-icon Background paper (SC/2012/2/6) (108 kB)


The First Standing Committee on Finance Meeting

Date: 6 - 8 September 2012
Venue: Bangkok, Thailand

Documents for the first meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance
pdf-icon Agenda (SC/2012/1/1 Rev.1) (92 kB)
pdf-icon Annotated agenda (SC/2012/1/1) (130 kB)
pdf-icon List of participants (169 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the first meeting of the Standing Committee (SC/2012/1/6) (171 kB)
Item 2c: Modalities of work of the Standing Committee
pdf-icon Background paper (SCF/2012/1/3) (109 kB)

Item 3: Discussions on the scope and functions of the Standing Committee
pdf-icon Background paper on possible activities (SCF/2012/1/3) (110 kB)

Item 4: Preparation of the work programme of the Standing Committee 2012 and 2013–2015
pdf-icon Background paper on the organization of the forum (SCF/2012/1/4) (126 kB)
pdf-icon Background paper on approaches for maintaining linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of the Convention (SCF/2012/1/5) (133 kB)