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CSO Update: Green Climate Fund Board Meeting 26 – Day 4

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By Claire Miranda, APMDD Read below or DOWNLOAD HERE The last day of B26 started with an Executive Session to discuss matters related to the Head of the Independent Evaluation Unit (IEU). As reported in our Day 1 update, Jo Puri of the IEU announced that B26 will be her last Board Meeting as she will be…

CSO Update: Green Climate Fund Board Meeting 26 – Day 3

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By Claire Miranda, APMDD Read below or DOWNLOAD HERE The Board Members started Day 3 discussing the pending items under the agenda item Consideration of Funding Proposals. For B26, two FPs – FP114 in Ghana and FP122 in Tanzania, South Africa, Madagascar and Mozambique – requested for an extension of deadline in fulfilling the conditions set in the…

SIGN ON! Keep SMBC and Coal Financiers out of the GCF

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From End Fossil Fuels in Asia Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) – the world’s third largest lender to coal plant developers – has applied to be an accredited entity to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). If approved, SMBC will be able to submit proposals to and access funds from the GCF, which is the…

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