1. Assuming the Green Climate Fund does not have legal capacity does the GCF become an operating entity of the financial mechanism under the UNFCCC? Or is legal capacity required to become an operating entity? 2. If the GCF does not have legal capacity and would not be able to carry out certain actions (such […]

1. Does the Adaptation Fund have international legal personality? If not, what status does it have under international law? 2. How is the Adaptation Fund recognised by domestic legal systems around the world? Do these domestic systems grant direct access to the Adaptation Fund and if so is this automatic or at the discretion of […]

1. What do international law and best practices and standards (including UNFCCC and GCF rules or standards), World Bank policies and guidelines, and US and EU law and best practice standards say about the fiduciary responsibility of trustees, the obligations of consultants, and potential conflicts of interest where one organization plays both roles?  …