Can you advise on the general subject areas that the finance section in overarching new climate legislation should cover and provide some explanations on why they would be useful?  Advice: The effective implementation of new legislation on climate change will be possible only with the support of adequate financial resources. This pertains to adaptation …

What options are there to put forward language that captures the spirit of a review without formally using the ‘review’ phrase, to allow Parties to consider the information being communicated under Article 9.5? Are there, for instance, other international (environmental) law agreements that may have relevant examples of other mechanisms …

Can you briefly explain what green bonds are and how they may be used by developing country parties to respond to climate change? Advice: A bond is a debt instrument issued to investors by a government or company in order to borrow money (like a loan). The “bond” is the issuer’s promise to repay the debt […]

Based on your advice that the CMA may give guidance to the operating entities of the financial mechanism, does the MoU between the COP and the GEF Council (decision 12/CP.2 and decision 12/CP.3) require revision/amendments/clarifications?  Advice: In our view, amendment to the memorandum of understanding is not technically required because, pursuant …