All 14 Pacific Developing Member Countries (DMCs) are considered small island developing states (SIDS), of which seven demonstrate the effects of fragility (Table 1). Of the 14 Pacific DMCs, seven (the Cook Islands, Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, and Tuvalu) have over half of their population living in urban areas. Except for the Cook Islands and Samoa, urbanization rates are increasing in all Pacific DMCs.
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.
Impact of COVID-19 on India’s Economic Condition