GCF News

The Paris Agreement Five Years On

12 December 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Five years after Paris, the climate crisis has worsened, impacting the poorest and most vulnerable countries the worst, and inflicting already severe loss and damage. Signatory states are preparing to submit…

Climate Finance Fundamentals 10: Gender and Climate Finance

Climate Finance Fundamentals 10: Gender and Climate Finance By Liane Schalatek Women form the majority of the world’s 1.9 billion population who live in poverty and of the close to 700 million in extreme poverty, of the 770 million without access to electricity and the 2.6 billion still cooking with traditional biomass, with the numbers…

CSO Update: GCF Board Meeting 27 Day 5

On the last day of B27, the Board tried closing unresolved items that needed board decision, starting with the Consideration of Funding Proposals. After consultations done on the sidelines with opposing BMs and BMs that added new conditions, the 5 FPs were presented again to the Board for their approval. Because the Board did not…