Climate change, ocean pollution, and disasters from natural hazards have also placed a heavy burden, especially on the poor and vulnerable. Further, these challenges are magnified by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic that has become a global emergency in 2020, requiring forceful action at the national, regional, and international levels. Although it remains uncertain when the COVID-19 pandemic will end, economic and social impacts on the region will be significant.
Two funded projects by the European Commission (LANDMARC and TIPPING+) were officially started.
This webinar will discuss what is needed to make green projects "bankable", the role of a guarantee in a green bond issuance, how rating agencies analyze bonds' credit standing, and what can be done to mobilize more capital through green bonds.
- Cedric Rimaud, CFA - ASEAN Programme Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative.
Crunching Numbers: Quantifying the Sustainable Development Co-Benefits of Mexico's Climate Commitments
Part 3: Expert-Youth Interaction Session
We would like to warmly invite all interested youth to sign up online as directed below and join us on Monday, 25 May 2020 Time: 6:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time (EST) 3: 45 PM, Nepal Standard Time (NPT).
Given the current rate of progress, acceleration is critical if Asia and the Pacific is to meet the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.