Monday, 16 February 2009

Release of Technical Report: Development and Climate Change - A Strategic Framework

This Technical Report is the culmination of a global multistakeholder consultation process that benefitted from thousands of development professionals, policy makers, academics, scientists, youth, indigenous peoples and the private sector representing a wide range of countries, views and perspectives.

The document is of interest to the wider development community and will help with the implementation of the Strategic Framework by the Bank Group, in support of the UNFCCC process.

The Strategic Framework was approved by the Development Committee at the 2008 Bank-Fund Annual Meetings and distributed at the UNFCCC Climate Conference in Poznan in December 2008.

The Technical Report covers in detail how the Bank Group will support climate actions in country-led development processes, how to mobilize additional concessional and innovative finance and more.

Press release World Bank's Climate Change Consultation on 01/28/2009