Green Climate Fund Workshop on Readiness, Barbados, July 2013

Members of the Climate Analytics Team supported and facilitated the organisation of the Green Climate Fund Workshop on Readiness that took place in Bridgetown, Barbados from July 11‐12, 2013.

Date14 July 2013
GCF Readiness workshop Barbados, July 2013.

The workshop was organised by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in partnership with the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

The goal of the workshop was to enhance learning on existing practices, initiatives and programmes on readiness and preparatory support, as well as to discuss and advance thinking on modalities for readiness and preparatory support for the Fund and associated policy matters.

The participants – including Board Members, advisers, representatives from United Nations, international, regional and national organizations, civil society, research/academic institutions active in the area of climate change finance, and representatives from the Interim Secretariat – stressed the high importance of climate finance readiness and preparatory support for the Fund’s overall objective to have a transformational impact and to promote a paradigm shift towards low emission and climate resilient development.