Climate money could be our ticket to a safe future, if it’s spent right.
From solar power, to carbon markets, to drought-resilient irrigation, the cost of halting global warming and coping with its effects will be colossal. By 2020 it is envisaged that US$100 billion will be flowing from donors to developing countries each year. On top of that, large sums will be generated domestically to shift economies onto a greener path.
Climate change has ushered in a new era of international cooperation and finance. New institutions are being built, new partnerships forged, new funding mechanisms tested.
Transparency International is working to ensure that these are shaped in a way that guarantees long-term effectiveness and resistance to corruption and fraud.
Watch our climate talks live from Mexico City
In 2013 our climate team are hosting a series of expert talks across the globe – to reflect on the legitimacy and efficacy of policy-making and funding models, whilst crafting practical recommendations for reform.
The second Climate Finance Integrity Talk will be held this week in Mexico City, on 16 and 17 May. Panel discussions and presentations will be broadcast via live stream on both days.
Tune in to the talks using the links below.
16 May, from 16:00 Mexico City time (22:00 London)
17 May, from 10:00 Mexico City time (16:00 London)
Day one (16 May) – Forest governance in Latin America
Our Mexican chapter will launch the regional edition of Keeping REDD+ clean – a step-by-step manual aimed at guarding forest-oriented finance against corruption. Representatives from government, major climate funds and civil society organisations across the region will discuss challenges to the effective management of forests and forest finance. See the agenda
Day two (17 May) – Climate finance governance and the national green funds
This session will focus on emerging national climate funds and climate legislation, and their interrelations with existing and foreseen institutions, policies and processes at the international level. See the agenda
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