|Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate-Friendly Investment|
The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is calling for activities for selection under
The period for submitting applications will be open from 12 April to 31 May 2013
Developing countries are forecast to represent over 60% of global GDP by 2030. However, given growing environmental and resource challenges such as climate change and water security, the imperative for shifting development onto a resource-efficient growth pathway is increasingly clear. Governments can use strategically targeted public monies and policies to address the risks faced by private investors, resulting in a significant increase in private capital flows for climate-friendly development.
Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate-friendly Investment recognizes successful financial innovations for adaptation and climate mitigation. It showcases lighthouse activities which represent successful financing mechanisms and approaches to support climate change adaption and mitigation activities.
Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate-friendly Investment is implemented in partnership with the World Economic Forum.
The Momentum for Change Advisory Panel will select a small number of lighthouse activities to be recognized during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland from 11–22 November 2013.
The Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate-friendly Investment pillar lighthouse activities will be assessed and chosen against the following criteria:
Press here to apply to Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate-Friendly Investment Application checklist
Before you submit your application, please ensure the following:
All activities that are considered to have met the selection criteria will be included in the Momentum for Change website. The information entered into the application form by the registered applicant, will comprise the basis for the entry, including a link to the activity’s own website. By submitting your activity to the call, you will provide it with a chance to become a part of a growing catalogue of climate change mitigation and adaptation activities serving to inspire and keep people abreast of the change already occurring around the world.