Climate Investment Funds Partnership Forum
The 2012 Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum will take place in Istanbul, Turkey on November 6-7, 2012. The Forum, a global gathering of CIF’s diverse stakeholders, will offer plenary and parallel sessions to explore ways to maximize CIF’s effectiveness. At the Forum, the AfDB will lead a session on “Enabling Environment as an Engine for Private Sector Contribution to Sustainable Development” on November 6 from 2:00-4:00 pm. The event features discussions on Legal and Regulatory Frameworks, Fiscal Risks and Incentives and Technical Capacity and Procurement Methods and will be chaired by Hela Cheikhrouhou, Director, Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department, AfDB. Prior to the Forum, the CIF governing bodies will hold their Fall 2012 meetings in Istanbul from October 31-November 5, along with a set of pilot country meetings. The meetings will also feature a first-ever CIF private sector forum.