The UFPF was established in November 2009 for investment co-financing and technical assistance for urban environment infrastructure that benefits the poor.
The PPF is designed as a complimentary facility to TAF with a distinct role in financing of project preparatory activities.
Given the pivotal role of public finance agencies in scaling up climate finance, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have a major role to play in mainstreaming climate change and in providing finance in an effective, catalytic manner.
In June 2016, under Japanese presidency, G7 Leaders endorsed “G7 Ise- Shima Principles for Promoting Quality Infrastructure Investment,” which has crystalized as definition of quality infrastructure investment.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
sustainABLE is a free online platform modelled on research jointly published by UNOPS and the University of Oxford-led Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium. The extensive research explored the critical role of infrastructure in achieving the SDGs. The tool aims to advance the SDGs by promoting practical measures that encourage project sustainability across a broad range of sectors.