Finland-IFC Blended Finance for Climate Program – Business Seminar / Vaasa
Time: 15.12.2017, 09:00-14:30
Place: Cumulus Resort Tropiclandia, Vaasa
Business seminar with Mr. Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development and Ms. Nena Stoiljkovic, Vice President, Blended Finance and Partnerships, IFC.
Includes an option for one-to-one meetings with IFC specialists.
09:00-09:30 Coffee and Registration
09:30-09:35 Welcome, Nina Kataja, Team Leader, Development Policy Investments, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
09:35-09:45 Keynote speech by the Minister for Trade and Development, Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Trade and Development
09:45-10:00 Keynote speech by the IFC Vice President, Blended Finance and Partnerships, Nena Stoiljkovic, VP Blended Finance and Partnerships
10:00-11:00 Towards the SDGs – What is the role of Blended Finance?
- 10:00-10:20 Blended Finance – What is it and how does IFC do it?, Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, IFC, Head of Blended Finance for Climate
- 10:20-10:40 Overview of Finland-IFC Blended Climate Finance Program, Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, IFC, Head of Blended Finance for Climate
- 10:40-11:00 Q&A
11:00-11:15 Private Sector Instruments, TBC, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
11:15-11:45 Procurement Opportunities with the WBG & IFC Investment Cycle, TBC
12:00-13:00 Light buffet lunch
13:00-14:30 One-to-one meetings with sectoral IFC specialists
Seminar target audience: private sector
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