COP27: Unlock and De-risk Innovative Financing in Small Island Developing States
- 07:30 am
Sustainable Innovation Forum, Climate Innovation Zone
2022 UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE
The UN system, through the Joint SDG Fund, is committed to building bridges and forging partnerships that will help unlock capital for the SDGs with innovative blended finance solutions tailored to country-level needs. This cannot be done unless public and private capital reaches the people, geographies and economies that need it the most. Focused on fostering innovation by combining public and private financing in catalytic investing in Small Island Developing States. The UN offers political de-risking and financial de-risking by contributing to blended finance structures with direct technical assistance, guarantees, and concessional capital. The event would aim to attract thought-leaders to introduce and advance discussions about innovative financing necessary to achieve the 2030 Agenda.
The event will share experiences and showcase opportunities for enhancing financing in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), demonstrate opportunities for sustainable development financing strategies and identify opportunities for strengthening the effectiveness of investments and enhancing access to finance.