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Side event : Redirecting financial flows towards an equitable low carbon transition: sovereign guarantees needed

Friday 7th December 2018 – 16:45-18:15



This event will discuss how to redirect financial flows to achieve a 1°5 C world. It will examine how sovereign guarantees calibrated on a social value of mitigation activities can de-risk low carbon investments and grant access of developing countries to cheap loans, including from bond markets.

  • Nadia MAÏZI (CMA, MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University, LA IPCC AR 6, France)
  • Jean-Charles HOURCADE ((CIRED-CNRS, LA IPCC SR 1.5°C, France): Architecture for a Sovereign Guarantee Initiative for Climate Finance
  • Seyni NAFO (advisor-Prime Minister, Mali): Sovereign guarantees and the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI)
  • Samir Amous (APEX Conseil, Tunisia): Sovereign CC-Rating App. : An integrated asset classification tool to help derisking climate finance
  • Tony Clamp (GCF, UK): scaling-up the low carbon investments, the constraints to be removed

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