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Posted on November 9, 2023 | Updated at 10AM

Financing Climate Action in the Global South

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Location: Climate Action Innovation Zone, Medinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Organizer: Climate Action Organization

Conference: Sustainable Innovation Forum

Event type: Panel 


  1. Kehkashan Basu, Founder, Green Hope Foundation, UN Human Rights Champion, moderator
  2. David Bhamjee, VP and Chief Strategy & Engagement Officer, FinDev Canada
  3. Max Messervy, Head of Sustainable Investment, Americas, Mercer
  4. Ahunna Eziakonwa, Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa, UNDP


As a critical enabler of climate action, green finance must be made readily available and accessible to all. We must deliver on old promises while developing a new framework going forward. We must therefore witness systematic change to see climate finance effectively deployed in the global south.

How can we de-risk and leverage green finance to the global south to make key climate solutions accessible and available to all? 
How can we deliver successful green finance initiatives at the local and regional level, taking into account local communities? 
What must be done to protect communities from loss and damages?