Strategic Investments

A time to act - Season One Episode 01

Credits Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown
Published on September 21, 2020

The Call on SDG Financing Component 2: Catalysing Strategic Investments identifies the highest potential proposals for investment. Through this initiative, the Joint SDG Fund will provide funding to support the development of solutions that facilitate public and private investments towards the 2030 Agenda. In partnership with Convergence, The Global Network for Blended Finance, as an independent evaluator and advisor on how to leverage strategic investments. Featuring the Government of Sweden who invested efforts to accelerate innovative financing mechanisms to power sustainable development.


Anna Karin Eneström, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations

Joan Larrea, CEO Convergence

Moderated by Lisa Kurbiel, Head of Secretariat, Joint SDG Fund