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NDC Investment Forum organised by MESTI and UNDP Ghana on 18-19 March 2019 at Accra International Conference Centre (AICC)

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The NDC Investment Forum (Concept Note with Agenda Download) takes place during the Africa Climate Week through the week of 18th March and aims to catalyse private sector investment, and financial as well as substantive support from all relevant stakeholders to help Ghana implement its climate committments. The Forum will showcase proven climate solutions to attract private investment, present investment-ready climate NDC projects and introduce entry points for private sector to engage in NDC actions.

OBJECTIVES

  • Launch Ghana’s NDC implementation plan with national priority;
  • Present priority projects to support the NDC implementation of the country to potential investors;
  • Showcase investment opportunities for private sector and strengthen their role in the implementation of NDCs;
  • Introduce national best practices, success stories and key learning points;
  • Promote coordinated policy making environment with the understanding of interrelatedness of Climate Action and respective SDGs by introducing innovative SDG impact assessment tool;
  • Address climate finance needs and barriers through innovative policy, technology and finance solutions for NDC implementation;
  • Discuss policy incentives engaging local, regional and national authorities;
  • Review entry points to integrate gender equality and advocate women’s empowerment into NDC implementation and planning.

AGENDA (Download)

Day 1 - March 18, 2019

08:00-09:00 Registration of participants

09:00-09:15 Opening: Opening Remarks

09:20-10:00 Session 1: Scale of the Need and Investment Opportunity for low-carbon transition

10:00-11:00 Coffee Break and Networking

11:00-12:30 Session 2: Increase Climate Project Flow with Innovative Finance

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-14:30 Session 3: Accelerating Private Sector Investment (in press conference format)

14:30-15:00 Coffee Break and Networking

15:00-16:00 Session 4: Adapting to Climate Change: Resilience, Security and Finance

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break and Networking

16:30-18:00 Session 5: Climate Action and SDGs

18:00-20:00 Evening Cocktail networking session

Day 2 - March 19, 2019

08:00-09:00 Registration of participants

09:00-10:30 Session 1: Ghana’s Macro-Economic Investment Environment: Setting the Scene for Institutional Investors

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break and Networking

11:00-12:30 Session 2: Stripping Away the Risk: Crowding in Private Sector Finance

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

13:30-14:30 Session 3: Standardizing Green Projects to Accelerate Climate Finance

14:30-15:00 Coffee Break and Networking

15:00-17:30 Session 4: Showcasing: Implementing the Paris Agreement – Project by Project

17:30-18:00 Closing Remarks

18:00-19:00 Evening Cocktail networking session

This Forum is organized by the Government of Ghana and UNDP.

For more information, please contact woojoo.kim@undp.org and alexandra.soezer@undp.org.

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