Day: September 3, 2019

Policy Brief: “Leveraging climate finance for the Global South. Context and tools – a brief overview”

A massive scaling up of renewable energies and the related climate finance on a global level is necessary to meet the 1.5°C limit from the Paris Agreement. This new policy brief discuses the existing climate finance tools and the economic specifics of the global south and distinguished between the characteristics of domestic and international finance. Additionally, it will give a prospect of new finance possibilities in the near future.

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High-Level Conference on Renewable Energy & Clean Cooking

In November 2019, we will co-host a High-Level Policy Conference in Freetown, Sierra Leone to deepen discussions on specific technical and political areas of relevance for the uptake of renewable energy and clean cooking. It will convene political decision makers from the Mano River Union region (Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea). The long-term purpose of this policy dialogue will be the development of a joint roadmap for accelerating renewable energy and clean cooking in the MRU countries. This conference marks the starting point of an ongoing legislative dialogue on the rapid deployment of renewable energy solutions in the region.

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