Three years after COP21, as we witness on a daily basis the devastating effects of climate change and the urgent need to increase ambition, climate finance issues come back strongly at the surface. Rémy Rioux, CEO of AFD and member of the French negociation team in 2015, shares 4 key points to reinforce climate finance.
We don’t really know how much rise in sea level will result from global warming. What should we expect in the coming years? What impact will it have on coastal populations? Marie-Noëlle Woillez, a specialist in climate issues at AFD, gives us some answers.
On Sept. 3, 2018, the magazine “Usbek & Rika” held its “Court for Future Generations,” an original and offbeat event that raises pertinent questions about issues of the future. This time, AFD agreed to play along.
The AFD Group 2018-2022 Strategy sets out new geographies, operating modes, and foundational commitments that can better meet development challenges and French ambitions. This strategy was presented on Monday, September 3rd, during the visit of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Minister of State, to AFD’s headquarters in Paris.
The premises are dilapidated and saturated; the Hospital Centre of western French Guiana is struggling to cope. The construction of a new hospital in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni will significantly improve healthcare provision and meet the challenges of population growth in western French Guiana. The facility is expected to open in October 2018.