Environment

Background

Guide through key CIF meeting documents

23 October 2013

Read a pdf version of  CIFs Monitor 8

Clean Technology Fund and Strategic Climate Fund (covers PPCR, FIP, SREP) joint meetings

CTF-SCF decisions by mail (Decisions can be taken between CIF trust fund committee and sub-committee meetings by mail between the CIF administrative unit and members of the CIF sub-committees)

Upcoming meetings

29 October 2013: Joint CTF-SCF trust fund committee meeting.

Agenda / Key meeting documents

This meeting covers issues related to all four CIF funds such as the: CIF evaluation, gender review and engagement with the private sector.

Previous meetings

29-30 April 2013: Joint CTF-SCF trust fund committee meeting

Agenda / Co-chairs minutes / Key meeting documents

 

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Strategic Climate Fund (covers PPCR, FIP, SREP)

SCF decisions by mail (Decisions can be taken between CIF Trust Fund Committee meetings by mail between the CIF administrative unit and members of the CIF sub-committees)

Previous meetings

30 April 2013: SCF Trust Fund Committee meeting

Agenda / Co-chairs minutes / Key meeting documents

 

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Environment

Background

26 September 2018 | Inside the institutions

Carbon finance: The role of the World Bank in carbon trading markets

This Inside the Institutions looks at the role of the World Bank in carbon finance initiatives

Environment

Background

25 April 2017 | Minutes

On track to 1.5C: Mainstreaming climate and forest actions in MDB lending and country strategies

Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank 2017 spring meetings on MDB actions on climate change and forests.

Environment

Background

7 October 2016 | Minutes

Safeguarding climate finance: GCF, MDBs, rights, and social/environmental risk

Notes from a side event at the IMF/World Bank 2016 annual meetings discussing lessons learned from the World Bank Group’s experiences with high risk projects, safeguards, gender equality, Indigenous Peoples, and environmental and social management systems, and how these should be applied to the Green Climate Fund.

IFI governance

Background

16 April 2015 | Minutes

Aligning the financial system with sustainable development

Notes from a meeting on the financial system and sustainable development during the World Bank/IMF spring meetings.

Environment

Background

29 September 2014 | Inside the institutions

World Bank green bonds

The World Bank group supports the growth of the green bond market through the IBRD and the IFC to “catalyse the market through strategic issuances of green bonds based on their triple-A ratings.”

Environment

Background

23 October 2013

Guide through key CIF meeting documents

Environment

Background

23 October 2013

What are the CIFs?

Environment

Background

14 October 2013

The economic case for climate action

Minutes from a World Bank/IMF seminar on climate change during the World Bank/IMF annual meetings 2013.

Environment

Background

3 October 2013

CIF civil society and indigenous peoples observers

Environment

Background

2 October 2013 | Project news

Dario Kenner joins the Project

Dario Kenner has joined the Project as a research assistant, focussing on private sector and climate finance.

Environment

Background

25 July 2008 | Minutes

Highlights: Meeting of UK NGOs with UK Alternate Executive Director to the World Bank

Meeting between UK NGOs and UK Alternate Execituve Director to the World Bank -Caroline Sergeant- on July 22, 2008.

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IFI governance

Analysis

Development Committee communiqué analysis - Spring 2021

Analysis of the IMF and World Bank Development Commitee communiqué published on 9 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.

13 April 2021

Finance

Analysis

G20 communiqué analysis – Spring Meetings 2021

Analysis of the G20 communiqué published on 7 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.

12 April 2021

Land

Analysis

The World Bank’s investments in the Great Green Wall: A desert mirage?

World Bank commits to invest additional $5 billion in the Great Green Wall over the next five years, despite shortcomings in its existing investments in the initiative highlighted by IEG.

23 March 2021

Environment

Background

Carbon finance: The role of the World Bank in carbon trading markets

This Inside the Institutions looks at the role of the World Bank in carbon finance initiatives

26 September 2018 | Inside the institutions

Environment

News

Civil society research finds World Bank over-reported adaptation finance

New report raises uncomfortable questions for World Bank leadership about the credibility of the Bank’s climate finance accounting methods.

23 March 2021

Finance

News

IMF and World Bank complicit in “climate debt trap” following Mozambique cyclones

International community fails to deliver on 'Loss & Damage' while poorest countries become further indebted.

30 July 2019

Environment

News

Climate Investment Funds quietly postpone decision on how to implement ‘sunset clause’

CIFs indefinitely postpone decision on when they will close, prompting concerns CIFs recapitalisation drive will rival GCF replenishment.

30 July 2019

Environment

News

As Green Climate Fund and World Bank sign framework agreement, concerns about Bank's role linger

Bank and GCF finalise framework agreement, meaning nine co-financed projects can go forward.

4 April 2019

Environment

News

World Bank remains GCF interim trustee amid questions over long-term status

GCF’s permanent trustee will chosen through open bidding process with final decision expected to be taken in October

4 April 2018

Environment

News

COP 23 puts Bank-backed climate insurance in spotlight

Lack of progress on Loss & Damage finance at global climate talks means climate insurance remains default option to mitigate losses from climate change.

6 December 2017