Standing Committee on Finance Meetings and Documents
17th SCF Meeting, 10 - 12 April 2018, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2018/17/1)

Annotated Agenda (SCF/2018/17/2)

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Outcomes of the meeting

Item
4

Guidance from the Conference of the Parties resulting from the Review of the Functions of the Standing Committee on Finance and the Report of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2018/17/3)
Outcome of discussions

Item
5
2018 Workplan of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2018/17/4)
Item
6
2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows
Background paper (SCF/2018/17/5)
1st Technical meeting on the preparation of the 2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows
Item
7
Measurement, reporting and verification of support beyond the Biennial Assessment and overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2018/17/6)
Item
8
2018 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2018/17/7)
Item 
9
Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2018/17/8)
Item
10
Linkages with the Subsidiary Bodies for Implementation and the constituted bodies of the Convention
Background paper (SCF/2018/17/9)

 

 

Documents for previous meetings of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF)

2nd SCF Meeting, 4 - 6 October 2012, Cape Town, South Africa

Agenda (SC/2012/2/1)
Annotated agenda(SC/2012/2/1)
List of participants
Report of the second meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SC/2012/2/7)

Item 5: Strategy for the Forum of the Standing Committee
Background paper (SC/2012/2/4)

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

Item 7: Draft guidance and recommendations to the COP for the operating entities of the financial mechanism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

 
3rd SCF Meeting, 8 - 10 March 2013, Bonn, Germany
4th SCF Meeting, 15 - 17 June 2013, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2013/4/1/Rev.1)
Annotated agenda (SCF/2013/4/2/Rev.1)
Report of the fourth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/3/11)
List of participants
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Item 3: Reflections on the outcomes of the first forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2013/4/3)

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

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

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

Item 7b: MRV of support
Background paper (SCF/2013/4/8)

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

Item 7d: Code of Conduct of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2013/4/10

Submissions by observers to the Standing Committee on Finance

Submission by Transparency International
Submission by Benito Müller

 
 
5th SCF Meeting, 27 - 30 August 2013, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2013/5/1/Rev.1)
Annotated agenda (SCF/2013/5/2/Rev.1)
Submissions to the fifth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/5/8)
Report of the fifth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/5/9)
List of participants
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Item 3: Fifth review of the financial mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2013/5/3)

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

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

Item 6: Second forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2013/5/6)

Item 8: Code of Conduct of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper on the Code of Conduct of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2013/5/7)

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

Submission CPI

Climate Policy Initiative

29/7/2013

Submission Germanwatch

Germanwatch

30/7/2013

Submission Haites

Erik Haites, Margaree Consultants Inc.

31/7/2013

Submission OECD

OECD

31/7/2013

Submission IETA

IAETA

31/7/2013

Submission CIF

CIF

31/7/2013

Submission BlindSpot Think Tank

BlindSpot Think Tank

31/7/2013

Submissions by observers to the Standing Committee on Finance

Submission by Benito Müller

 
 
6th SCF Meeting, 4 - 5 March 2014, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2014/6/1/Rev.1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2014/6/2/Rev.1)
Report of the sixth meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF/2014/6/11)
List of participants
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Item 4: Biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows.
Background paper (SCF/2014/6/3)

Item 5: Fifth review of the financial mechanism.
Background paper (SCF/2014/6/4)

Item 6: Second forum of the Standing Committee on Finance.
Draft concept note (SCF/2014/6/6)
Draft programme

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

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

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

Item 10a. Communication Strategy
Draft communication strategy (SCF/2014/6/10)

 
7th SCF Meeting, 16 - 18 June 2014, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2014/7/1/Rev.2)
Annotated agenda (SCF/2014/7/2/Rev.1 )
Report of the seventh meeting (SCF/2014/7/9)
List of participants
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Item 2c: Organizational matters: Communication Strategy
Background paper (SCF/2014/6/10/Rev.1)

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

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

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

Item 6: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism.
Background paper (SCF/2014/7/6)
Revised initial paper (SCF/2014/7/6)

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.
Background paper (SCF/2014/7/8/Rev.1)

8th SCF Meeting, 1 - 3 October 2014, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2014/8/1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2014/8/2)
Summary and Recommendations by the Standing Committee on Finance on the 2014 Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows
Report of the eighth meeting (SCF/2014/8/9)
List of participants
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Item 3: Biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows.
Background paper (SCF/2014/8/3)

Item 4: Fifth review of the financial mechanism.
Background paper (SCF/2014/8/4)

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

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

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

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

Item 8: MRV of finance beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows.
Background paper (SCF/2014/8/8)

9th SCF Meeting, 10 - 11 March 2015, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2015/9/1)
Annotated agenda (SCF/2015/9/2)
Report of the ninth meeting (SCF/2015/9/10)
List of participants
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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
Background paper (SCF/2015/9/3)
Outcome notes from break out group

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

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

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

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

10th SCF Meeting, 12 - 13 June 2015, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2015/10/1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2015/10/2)
Report of the tenth meeting (SCF/2015/10/13)
List of Participants
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Item 3: 2015 forum of the Standing Committee on Finance: Financing for forests, taking into account different policy approaches
Background paper (SCF/2015/10/3)
Outcome notes from break out group

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

Item 5: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2015/10/5)
Compendium of past guidance provided to the Global Environment Facility - COP 1 to COP 20 (including SBI conclusions)
Compendium of past guidance provided to the Green Climate Fund
- COP 16 to COP 20

Compilation and analysis of past guidance to the Global Environment Facility - COP 1 until COP 20 (including SBI conclusions)
Compilation and analysis of past guidance provided to the Green Climate Fund - COP 16 up until COP 20
Outcome notes from break out group

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

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

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

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

11th SCF Meeting, 26 - 28 October 2015, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2015/11/1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2015/11/2)
Report of the eleventh meeting (SCF/2015/11/13)
List of Participants
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Item 4a: Outcomes of the 2015 SCF Forum and the Work on coherence and coordination: financing for forests, taking into account different approaches
Background paper (SCF/2015/11/3)
Report from break out group

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

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

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

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

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

 
12th SCF Meeting, 6 - 7 April 2016, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2016/12/1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2016/12/2)
Report of the twelfth meeting (SCF/2016/12/10)
List of Participants
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Item 3: Organizational matters
Background paper (SCF/2016/12/9)

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

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

Item 6: 2016 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2016/12/5)
"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
Outcome of discussions

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

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

Item 9: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2016/12/8)
Outcome of discussions

Item 10: Linkages with the subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of the Convention
Background paper (SCF/2016/12/9)
Outcome of discussions
Provisional Agenda 1st technical meeting on the 2016 biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows

13th SCF Meeting, 18 - 20 July 2016, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2016/13/Rev.1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2016/13/2)
Report of the thirteenth meeting (SCF/2016/13/8)
List of Participants
List of Participants of the biennial assessment technical meeting
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Item 2: Organizational matters

Item 3: Updates on the work of the SCF during the 44th session of the subsidiary bodies
    1. Coherence and coordination: financing for forests, taking into account different policy approaches
Background paper (SCF/2016/13/3)
Outcome of discussions
    2. Long term finance issues referred to in decision 3/CP.19, paragraph 12
    3. Matters relating to the measurement, reporting, and verification of support beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows
Information note by the secretariat

Item 4: Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
    1. 2016 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2016/13/4)
Draft programme (short-version)
Outcome of discussions
    2. Discussions on the theme for 2017 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2016/13/5)
Outcome of discussions

Item 5: 2016 Biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2016/13/6)
Outcome of discussions

Item 6: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2016/13/7)
Compilation and analysis of past guidance to the GCF
Compilation and analysis of past guidance to the GEF Outcome of discussions

Item 7: Linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of the Convention

14th SCF Meeting, 3 - 5 October 2016, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2016/14/1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2016/14/2)
Report of the fourteenth meeting (SCF/2016/14/9)
List of Participants
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Item 2: Organizational matters

Item 3: 2016 Biennial Assessment (BA) and overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2016/14/3)

Item 4: Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
     1. Report of the 2016 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance focusing on financial instruments that address the risks of loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change
Background paper (SCF/2016/14/4)
Outcome of discussions
     2. Discussions on the theme for the 2017 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance

Item 5: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2016/14/5)
Outcome of discussions
Outcome of discussions (SCF Response to GCF co-chairs)

Item 6: Measurement, reporting, and verification of support beyond the biennial assessment and overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2016/14/6)
Outcome of discussions

Item 7: Linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of the Convention
Background paper (SCF/2016/14/7)
Outcome of discussions
Outcome of discussions (Technology Mechanism)

Item 8: Review of the functions of the Standing Committee on Finance
Outcome of discussions

Item 9: Report of the Standing Committee on Finance to the Conference of the Parties
Background paper (SCF/2016/14/8)
Outcome of discussions

15th SCF Meeting, 7 - 9 March 2017, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2017/15/1)
Annotated Agenda (SCF/2017/15/2)
Report of the fifteenth meeting (SCF/2017/15/11)
List of Participants
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Item 3: Organizational matters

Item 4: 2017 workplan of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/3)

Item 5: Sixth Review of the Financial Mechanism of the Convention
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/4)
Outcome of discussions

Item 6: 2017 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/5)
Outcome of discussions

Item 7: Review of the functions of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/6)
Outcome of discussions

Item 8: Measurement, reporting and verification of support beyond the Biennial Assessment and Overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/7)
Outcome of discussions

Item 9: Linkages with the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and the thematic bodies of the Convention
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/8)
Outcome of discussions

Item 10: 2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/9)
Outcome of discussions

Item 11: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2017/15/10)
Compilation and analysis of past guidance to the GCF
Compilation and analysis of past guidance to the GEF
Outcome of discussions

16th SCF Meeting, 18 - 21 September 2017, Bonn, Germany

Agenda (SCF/2017/16/1)
​Annotated Agenda (SCF/2017/16/2)
Report of the sixteenth meeting (SCF/2017/16/11)
List of Participants

Item 3: Sixth Review of the Financial Mechanism of the Convention
Background paper (SCF/2017/16/3)
Technical paper (SCF/TP/2017/1)

Item 4: Draft guidance to the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism
Background paper (SCF/2017/16/4)
Inputs received from the Adaptation Committee
Inputs received from the Technology Executive Committee
Submission from Indonesia (GCF)
Submission from Indonesia (GEF)
Outcome of discussions

Item 5: Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
(a) Report of the 2017 Standing Committee on Finance Forum on Climate-Resilient Infrastructure
Background paper (SCF/2017/16/6)
Draft summary report
Outcome of discussions
(b) Discussions on the theme for the 2018 Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance
Background paper (SCF/2017/16/5)
Outcome of discussions

Item 6: Review of the functions of the Standing Committee in Finance
Background paper (SCF/2017/16/7)
Outcome of discussions
SCF alternate members Informal note

Item 7: Measurement, reporting and verification of support beyond the Biennial Assessment and Overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2017/16/9)
Outcome of discussions

Item 8: 2018 Biennial Assessment and Overview of climate finance flows
Background paper (SCF/2017/16/8)
Draft Scoping Document
Outcome of discussions

Item 10: Report of the Standing Committee on Finance to the Conference of the Parties
Background Paper (SCF/2017/16/10)
Outcome of discussions

Item 11: Other matters
Outcome of discussions