The Gap Fund: Helping Cities Early on to Turn Climate Plans and Pipelines Into Action

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The Gap Fund: Helping Cities Early on to Turn Climate Plans and Pipelines Into Action

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The event will present the City Climate Finance Gap Fund that is filling a critical gap in technical assistance funding at the very early stages of planning and project design to maximize climate impact, prepare and prioritize bankable urban climate investments and help cities in developing countries turn their climate plans and project pipelines into action.

It will highlight the key achievements of the fund thus far, examples on how cities in developing countries are tapping into Gap Fund technical assistance  and provide a vision of a coordinated approach with city governments, city networks, MDBs, Donors, national governments, and private sector to leveraging urban climate finance.

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Aarthi Sivaraman

Thu, 11/11/2021 - 13:25
Aarthi Sivaraman

And that brings us to a close. Thank you to our online audience for joining us today. 
Thu, 11/11/2021 - 13:25
Aarthi Sivaraman

Hello and welcome to everyone watching this event. 
Thu, 11/11/2021 - 13:17
Aarthi Sivaraman

For our online audience asking about country-level support, and to learn more on how to apply to the Gap Fund please see the Gap Fund website and eligibility criteria: https://www.citygapfund.org/eligibility-criteria
Thu, 11/11/2021 - 13:17
Aarthi Sivaraman

How can cities, a central part of the global climate solution, be supported with their climate plans? The most emphatic takeaway from today's discussion is that private investments and de-risking investments with guarantees, public-private partnerships, and incentives for households to invest in building resilience will be critical to transform those plans to action. 
Thu, 11/11/2021 - 13:16

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