Two years after the Paris Agreement, all the progressive actors—states, civil society, enterprises, financial actors, local authorities, and philanthropists—have come together in Paris for two days to share their projects and explore new ideas for accelerating the fight against climate change.
Joint International Development Finance Club (IDFC) - Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) statement
On the eve of the One Planet Summit organized in Paris on 12 December, AFD is gathering a panel of international financial experts for its “Mainstreaming!” initiative. The aim is to get investors from all over the world to take greater account of the climate in order to speed up financing for the fight against climate change.
This project was presented during the 22 November 2017 meeting of AFD’s Foreign States Committee. The members of the Board of Directors have decided that this project will be discussed at the next AFD Board meeting.
The 10 winning start-ups of the second digital innovation competition for sustainable development, Digital Africa, were announced in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) on 27 November 2017. The projects are audacious, surprising and relevant, reflecting the digital Africa of the 21st century.