Date: November 8, 2015
The Senior Secretary of Economic Relations Division (ERD) of Ministry of Finance as the NationalDesignated Authority (NDA) of Bangladesh to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has organized a daylongWorkshop titled ‘Accessing Green Climate Fund: Opportunities, Options and Challenges for PrivateSector and Civil Society Organizations’ on November 8, 2015 in Dhaka, in partnership GIZ, UNDP, BRAC, ICCCAD and IIED.
Mr. AbulMaal A. Muhith MP, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Finance attended the inaugural session as the Chief Guest. Mr. Amir Hossain Amu MP, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Industries andMr. Abdullah Al Islam Jacob MP, Honourable Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment and Forests, attended as special guests.
The workshop was a part of NDA’s efforts to prepare Bangladesh to get access to the GCF. Objective was to introduce the GCF to Bangladesh private sector and CSOs with a special focus on private sector facility (PSF) window of GCF and facilitate direct access for private sector/CSOs.