Webinar, 16 June – 17 June 2020
The World Health Organization has recently become a Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Delivery Partner, and as such, it is supporting countries in accessing GCF Readiness funds to strengthen adaptation planning and develop strategic frameworks for their programming with the GCF.
The GCF Readiness Programme provides up to USD $1 million per country per year for institutional capacity building, coordination, policy and planning, and programming for investment, and up to USD $3 million per country for the formulation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) and/or other adaptation planning processes.
To provide further guidance in accessing GCF financing for health-related readiness activities, WHO (AFRO & HQ) and the GCF co-organized a Webinar on preparation of “Green Climate Fund Readiness Proposals for Climate Change and Health”, with AFRO and EMRO countries on 16 and 17 June 2020. The meeting on the 16th was held in English, and the 17th in French.
These webinars aimed to bring together high-level representatives from Ministries of Health responsible for the preparation, management and implementation of climate change and health and the National Designated Authorities (NDAs) from all African countries with experts from WHO and the GCF.
The objectives of these webinars were to:
All details and resources from these webinars are available here, including recordings of both the English and French presentations.