AFD has become a partner of the Green Climate Fund, one of the main aid instruments for countries that are vulnerable to climate change.
To finance projects that contribute to the fight against climate change, AFD has just borrowed EUR 750m on the financial markets via “green” bonds. The operation has been a success, as demand from investors was four times higher than the offering. This is a positive signal prior to future similar operations which are already planned.
Laurence Tubiana: "To limit temperature increase, the level of national contributions must be re-vised upwards"
She negotiated the Paris Agreement in 2015. Laurence Tubiana is now Director of the European Climate Foundation. On the eve of COP 23, held in Bonn, Germany from November 6-17, she takes stock of the progress made for the climate since the Paris Agreement at COP 21.
In the city of Guiuan, in the Philippines, brand new houses stand in the place of the ruins left by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. The 126 families who have just moved into them can now sleep peacefully. This is the result of a partnership between the NGO ACTED, AFD and the Alstom and Lafarge foundations.