16 May 2018
Workshop Managing environmental risks in development banks and DFIs, OECD Boulogne, Paris, France.
15 May 2018
20th ENVIRONET Plenary Meeting, OECD Boulogne, Paris, France.
14 May 2018
Peer Learning Exercise on Managing and Mainstreaming Environmental Concerns Inception Workshop, OECD Boulogne, Paris, France.
19th ENVIRONEt Plenary Meeting, OECD, Paris, France
26 April 2016
The team co-hosted a one-day workshop with the Ministry of Environment. The workshop had approximately 45 participants from key institutions (public and private sector) in the design and development of climate change adaptation, disaster risk management and financial protection activities and plans at the national and subnational level.
2-3 March 2016
The 18th Meeting of the DAC Network on Environment and Development Cooperation (ENVIRONET) took place on 2 March 2016, focusing on the linkages between the implementation of the Agenda 2030 and the Paris agreement on Climate Change, and biennium work planning for ENVIRONET 2017-18.
The annual meeting was followed by the Informal Working Session on Biodiversity Mainstreaming on 3 March 2016, which centred on exploring biodiversity and development mainstreaming practices and challenges in partner countries.
1 March 2016
This workshop was a collaborative effort between the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Network on Environment and Development (ENVIRONET) and the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Green Growth Working Group. The workshop brought together government practitioners and experts who work on environment and private sector engagement within the context of development, to share experience and insights on the following themes: Leveraging investment for low carbon and climate related infrastructure, enabling SMEs to act on climate change mitigation and adaptation and public-private partnerships to promote sustainable forest management and enhance natural capital.
This meeting brought together experts, member and partner countries to: to continue on-going discussions related to its work plan on improving the quality, coverage, communication and use of the Rio marker data for reporting to the Rio Conventions. Key progress was made in refining proposals to improve the Rio marker climate change adaptation and mitigation definitions so as to improve the quality of data collection, where a recommendation to the DAC Working Party on Development Finance Statistics will be made on this item.
Joint AFD-IDB-OECD Workshop on Local Financial Institutions (LFIs) and green finance, OECD, Paris, France
In close co-operation with the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the OECD organised a one day workshop on Local Financial Institutions (LFIs) and green finance. The event focused on experiences and concrete case studies concerning innovative instruments and specifically focused on the key areas of infrastructure, energy efficiency, and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and was organised around speakers’ presentations and interactive panel discussions. The workshop brought together practitioners from bi- and multilateral development partners and agencies, LFIs from different regions, as well as interested member delegations and aimed to establish actionable steps for future collaboration and knowledge sharing among participants.
This meeting brought together experts, member and partner countries to: discuss the implications of the modernisation of the DAC development finance measurement framework for reporting and presenting climate- and environment-related development finance; review progress in members' reporting on environment-related ODA and OOF; consider refined proposals to improve the Rio marker climate change adaptation and mitigation definitions; discuss collaboration between the DAC and the multilateral development banks; and discuss considerations for drawing on Rio marker data for quantitative financial reporting to the Rio Conventions.
This workshop brought together experts, member countries and partner countries to: discuss approaches and challenges for tracking domestic and international climate- and biodiversity-related finance in partner countries; explore the partner country perspective of OECD DAC environmental statistics in areas such as understanding, access and relevance of these data; and to provide insights for discussion on fine-tuning the Rio marker definitions and methodology.
This meeting brought together experts, member countries and partner countries to discuss the wider context that will affect development co-operation in support of adaptation, including adaptation policy developments towards COP21 and the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. The meeting also involved discussions on managing climate risk through ecosystem-based adaptation, and on risk transfer, management, sharing and financing.
Green Finance for Climate Action Pre-Forum Breakfast Event, OECD, Paris, France
This breakfast event considered effective means to mobilise all financial resources to support climate action and sustainable development, taking into account the role of domestic enabling conditions and key policy reforms, and where learning from past development experiences can inform actions for both climate and sustainable development benefits.
This workshop brought together over 85 representatives from the biodiversity and development co-operation communities to share experiences and insights on the key opportunities and challenges to mainstreaming biodiversity into development policies and planning and into development co-operation.
The 17th DAC Network on Environment and Development Co-operation (ENVIRONET) Meeting, OECD, Paris, France
This meeting brought together representatives and experts from the Environment and Development Co-operation Committees to discuss a) Engaging the Private Sector in Action on Climate Change, Green Growth and Development and b) Building Resilient, Sustainable Cities