Climate Finance and Sustainable Cities

2019 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance

Background
The Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) provides a platform for a wide range of stakeholders from governments, climate funds, financial institutions, civil society, think tanks and the private sector to discuss a topic of interest in climate finance and promote linkages and coherence in the mobilization and delivery of climate finance.

Topic

For its 2019 Forum, the SCF selected the theme of "Climate Finance and Sustainable Cities", with the following sub-themes:

  • Financing cities' low emission development;
  • Financing climate-resilient cities;
  • Capacity-building of local authorities to finance sustainable cities;
  • The role of climate finance in facilitating a transition towards inclusive, participatory and gender-responsive and youth-oriented cities.

Information on the date and venue of the Forum will be made available in due course.

Should you have any questions about the event, please send them to: standingcommittee@unfccc.int.