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A key policy lab to address a key issue: “Guarantees for municipal debt: Unlocking sustainable local investment in the South”.

April 12, 2017

CCFLA, FMDV and AFD jointly organised a successful Policy Lab held on  Thursday, 30 March, at AFD’s headquarters in Paris.   On this sunny spring day, various international stakeholders coming from financial institutions, bilateral development agencies, private banks, local and central governments, rating agencies and recognised experts gathered to share their technical experience on guarantying […]

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New Year, new projects: CCFLA is moving forward

February 3, 2017

In 2017, CCFLA is committing in greater cooperation to analyze and scale-up promising solutions to promote a low carbon future.   Many challenges still need to be addressed to encourage climate-smart investments, empower cities and integrate the local dimension in the transition of the global financial ecosystem. In 2017, the cooperation of CCFLA members will […]

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CCFLA mandated by Local and Regional Leaders at Marrakech to localize climate finance

December 2, 2016

We are pleased to announce that one of the main achievements of COP22 was an initial definition of a collaborative roadmap to address financial issues to fight against climate change at the local level. The document, read during the Climate Summit for Local and Regional Leaders by Mr Ahmed Touizi, Vice-President of the Region of […]

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Launch of CCFLA 2016 Scoping Report – Mapping gaps and opportunities in localizing climate finance

December 1, 2016

On November 12th, at COP 22 in Marrakech Morocco, the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA) organised an official UNFCCC side-event launching a new report, CCFLA 2016 Scoping Report mapping gaps and opportunities in localizing climate finance for CCFLA members and beyond.   Merlyn Van Voore, coordinator for UNEP’s engagement with the Adaptation Fund and […]

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Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance lays out how cities and sub-national bodies can finance solutions to climate change

November 10, 2016

10th November 2016 Cities and other sub-national bodies can and should take advantage of upcoming investments in urban development and find climate finance solutions to play a major role in tackling climate change, according to a new report released today. The report by the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA) and partners looks at subnational […]

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Finance Forum at the Climate Chance Summit

October 23, 2016

FMDV, in partnership with Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA), United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), Group for the Environment Renewable Energy and Solidarity (GERES), and Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF), has co-organized a Finance Forum during the first edition of the Climate Chance Summit – the regular global event for all […]

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Call for Ideas – Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance

October 10, 2016

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance just launched a new Call for Ideas. We are looking for powerful, actionable ideas and initiatives that can scale up finance for a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy. Please note that a key focus of the Global Lab this year is Sustainable Urbanization. We are seeking innovative ideas to catalyze private investment into key sectors […]

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Huge jump in cities sharing their data with CDP: 533 in 2016

August 11, 2016

Thursday August 4th2016   CDP announces a big rise in the number of cities sharing climate data since the Paris Agreement was adopted. A record number of cities are now measuring and disclosing environmental data on an annual basis in order to manage emissions, build resilience, and protect themselves from the growing impacts of climate […]

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R20 Regions of Climate Action and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

May 27, 2016

        R20 Regions of Climate Action and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Partner to Accelerate Climate Change Solutions   Supports Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s call to increase investment in climate projects   GENEVA and LOS ANGELES – 26 May, 2016 – Following the April signing of the Paris Agreement, R20 Regions of Climate Action “R20” and […]

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Call for Projects: Low Carbon City Lab (EoI deadline 9 May)

April 18, 2016

The Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) is a Climate-KIC initiative aiming at unlocking climate finance for cities. LoCaL helps cities in better assessing their emissions, planning low carbon projects and funding them. LoCaL is currently supporting innovative projects in the following areas : Green Bonds framework development and training Capacity building for accessing climate finance […]

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Press Releases

Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA) and Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation (SIF) join forces

November 14, 2017

New Secretariat Announced for Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance

December 9, 2015

Quotes on State of City Climate Finance Report

December 4, 2015

New report identifies innovative ways to mobilize investment in low-emission, climate-resilient urban infrastructure

December 4, 2015
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Media Advisory: New report identifies innovative ways to mobilize investment in low-emission, climate-resilient urban infrastructure

December 3, 2015

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