The central role of financing in the Paris Agreement and the opportunities for national development banks (2017)

AUTHOR:Hernan Carlino, Maria Netto, Maria Margarita Cabrera and Lucila Serra

DATE:January, 2017

TOPICS: financiamiento climático, BND, mitigación, cambio climático

SUMMARY: This publication was prepared by the Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Division (IFD/CMF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Latin American Association of Financial Institutions for Development (ALIDE) with the aim to analyze the central role of financing in the Paris Agreement and to inform the national development banks (BND) on the milestones achieved under the Agreement and on the strategic opportunities and challenges they face to increase financing for climate change mitigation projects.