For the second consecutive year, the “Climate Financing Day in Mexico” was celebrated with great success, with more than 40 panelists over 200 participantes, in addition to over 60virtual participants via streaming These panelists were part of the dialogue among diverse and important actors from various sectors on the mobilization of resources for climate action in Mexico.
On this occasion, the objective of the Climate Financing Day in Mexico 2019 was to facilitate a multi-actor dialogue on financing access, allocation, management, and mobilization to accelerate climate action and comply with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement.
Expert panelists, representatives of the public and private sectors, civil society and academia at national and international level participated in this important forum, with the purpose of generating knowledge and dialogue about the needs on how to strengthen the mobilization of climate finance in Mexico and to help address the different challenges to achieve a more sustainable and equitable development.
Specifically, the discussion was framed by eight panels that dealt with subjects including:
- Climate finance governance
- The link between market and fiscal instruments
- Integration of climate change in financial risks
- Financing for the democratization of energy and energy efficiency
- Experiences on the mobilization of climate financing in Latin America
- Financing for the integral management of urban solid waste and circular economy
- Financing focused on the improvement of cities regarding resilient infrastructure
The Climate Financing Day was held on Thursday, November 21 at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Santa Fe Campus, organized by the 2030 Agenda Department within the Office of the President of the Republic, the Climate Finance Group for Latin America and the Caribbean (GFLAC), with the special support of the programs Mexican-German Climate Change Alliance, FELICITY and GADer-ALC of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) , as well as Mexican Transparency. It represents the interest, effort, solid support, and consolidation of the organization of several actors interested in exchanging experiences and generating discussions and alternatives around the problem of climate change in Mexico and the ways to increase financing towards adaptation and mitigation measures.