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Finland-IFC Blended Climate Finance Program – Stakeholder Seminar

Finland-IFC Blended Climate Finance Program – Stakeholder Seminar


Time: 14.12.2017, 08.30-13.30
Place: Helsinki, Marina Congress Center

Stakeholder seminar with Mr. Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development and Ms. Nena Stoiljkovic, Vice President, Blended Finance and Partnerships, IFC.

Draft Agenda

08:30-09:00    Coffee and Registration

09:00-09:15    Welcome, Satu Santala, DG at the Dep. for Development Policy, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

09:15-09:30    Keynote speech by the Minister for Trade and Development, Kai Mykkänen, Minister for Trade and Development

09:30-09:45    Keynote speech by the IFC Vice President, Blended Finance and Partnerships, Nena Stoiljkovic, IFC, VP Blended Finance and Partnerships

09:45-10:45    Towards the SDGs – What is the role of Blended Finance?

  • 09:45-10:15    Blended Finance – What is it and how does IFC do it?, Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, IFC, Head of Blended Finance for Climate
     
  • 10:15-10:45    Overview of Finland-IFC Blended Climate Finance Program, Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, IFC, Head of Blended Finance for Climate


10:45-11:00    Private Sector Instruments, Oskar Kass, Team Leader, Private Sector Instruments, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

11:00-11:30    Case Studies, TBC

11:30-12:00    Q&A

12:00-13:30    Lunch

Seminar target audience: private sector, NGOs, civil servants and media, hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

For more information on launch events (14.-15.12.) please contact Minna Kuusisto, minna.kuusisto@formin.fi, and on workshops, Elina Warsta, elina.warsta@finpro.fi