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2014 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance

 
Mobilizing Adaptation Finance

Date: 21 to 22 June 2014
Venue: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Partner: The 2014 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance was held back to back with the
CIF 2014 Partnership Forum.

Index to Sessions
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Day 1

Opening:

Session 1:

Session 2:

Session 3:

Session 4:

Day 2

Session 7:

Session 8:

Parallel Group 1

Parallel Group 2

Session 10:

Parallel Group 3

Parallel Group 4

Session 12:


Opening plenary >>

Setting the scene: overview of adaptation finance >>

●  Adaptation planning and policies >>

●  Mobilizing public finance for adaptation >>

●  Mobilizing private finance for adaptation >>


●  Setting the stage >>


●  Building and infrastructure, settlements, urban areas/cities >>

●  Water management, human health >>


●  Agriculture, land-use and sustainable forest management, ecosystems >>

●  Energy, transport, industrial development >>

●  Summary and conclusions >>



Full programme of the Forum
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21 June, Day 1:   National-level adaptation finance options

Opening
Opening plenary
09:00 - 09:40
Welcoming the participants and opening the forum
Facilitators
  • Ms. Diann Black-Layne Image and Mr. Stefan SchwagerImage
    SCF Co-chairs
Presenters
  • Mr. Jeffery SpoonerImage
    Head of Agency, Meteorological Service
    Ministry of Water, Land, Environment & Climate Change, Jamaica

    pdf-icon Remarks (110 kB)

  • Ms. Christiana FigueresImage
    UNFCCC Executive Secretary
    Video message

  • Ms. Asha Bobb-SempleImage
    on behalf of the UNDP Resident Representative
    pdf-icon Remarks (558 kB)

  • Mr. Steven ShalitaImage
    Senior Communications Officer, Administrative Unit, Climate Investment Funds
    pdf-icon Remarks (109 kB)

Session 1
Setting the scene: overview of adaptation finance
09:40 - 10:20
SCF in collaboration with the AC: The state of adaptation finance: practices, issues, and opportunities
Facilitators
  • Ms. Diann Black-Layne and Mr. Stefan Schwager
    SCF co-chairs
Presenters

Session 2
Adaptation planning and policies
10:20 - 11:30
Integrating adaptation into national planning processes, building resilience and generating investor confidence
Facilitator
  • Mr. Clifford Mahlung
    Adaptation Committee representative
Presenters
Discussion

Session 3
Mobilizing public finance for adaptation
11:45 - 13:00
Overview of public financial instruments at global, regional and national levels and their use to support adaptation activities
Facilitator
  • Mr. Hussein Alfa (Seyni) NafoImage
    SCF Member
Presenters
Discussion

Session 4
Mobilizing private finance for adaptation
14:15 - 15:30
Identifying private finance options for adaptation activities:
Financial market instruments; innovative financing, micro-finance, micro-insurance etc.

Facilitator
  • Mr. Stefan AgneImage
    SCF Member
Presenters
Discussion


22 June, Day 2:   Mobilizing finance in specific sectors

Session 7
Setting the stage
09:00 - 09:30
Facilitators
  • Ms. Diann Black-Layne and Mr. Stefan Schwager
    SCF Co-chairs
Presenters

Session 8
Parallel Group 1: Building and infrastructure, settlements, urban areas/cities
09:30 - 12:00
Facilitator
  • Mr. Stefan Agne
    SCF Member
Presenters
Discussion

Session 8
Parallel group 2: Water management, human health
09:30 - 12:00
Facilitator
  • Mr. Zaheer Fakir
    Chief Policy Adviser, International Relations and Governance
    Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa
Presenters
Discussion

Session 10
Parallel group 3: Agriculture, land-use and sustainable forest management, ecosystems
13:45 - 16:15
Facilitator
  • Mr. Raymond Landveld
    SCF Member
Presenters
Discussion

Session 10
Parallel group 4: Energy, transport, industrial development
13:45 - 16:15
Facilitator
  • Mr. Syed Mujtaba Hussein
    Director General and Special Assistant to the Minister, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, Pakistan
Presenters

Discussion


Session 12
Summary and conclusions
17:00 - 18:00
Facilitators
  • Ms. Diann Black-Layne and Mr. Stefan Schwager
    SCF co-chairs
Presenter
  • Hon. Ian Hayles
    Minister of State, Government of Jamaica
Forum documents
pdf-icon Report (854 kB)

pdf-icon Executive summary of the report (371 kB)

pdf-icon Programme (119 kB)

pdf-icon List of participants (136 kB)

pdf-icon Logistical information for participants (176 kB)

 
Links to other SCF forum webpages
SCF Forum
- Homepage

2013 SCF Forum
- "Mobilizing Finance & Investment for Climate Action Now"

2015 SCF Forum
- "Enhancing coherence and coordination of forest financing"

2016 SCF Forum
- "Financial instruments that address the risks of Loss and Damage"

 
Impressions
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Session 3 scf_forum_2014_27.jpg

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Session 8
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