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Finland-IFC Blended Finance for Climate Program – Business Seminar

Finland-IFC Blended Finance for Climate Program – Business Seminar

Time: 15.12.2017, 09:00-13:00
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.

Draft Agenda

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

10:00-10:30    Towards the SDGs – What is the role of Blended Finance?

  • 10:00-10:15    Blended Finance – What is it and how does IFC do it?, Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, IFC, Head of Blended Finance for Climate
     
  • 10:15-10:30    Overview of Finland-IFC Blended Climate Finance Program, Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, IFC, Head of Blended Finance for Climate


10:30-10:45    Private Sector Instruments, TBC, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

10:45-11:00    Q&A

11:00-11:30    IFC Investment Cycle and Procurement Opportunities with the WBG, TBC

11:00-13:00    One-to-one meetings with sectoral IFC specialists

Seminar target audience: private sector

Read more about the IFC-Finland climate fund here.

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