GCF Board meets in Egypt to develop project portfolio, consider new accreditations
Cairo, 30 Sep 2017 The Green Climate Fund Board opens its eighteenth meeting today. This third meeting of the GCF Board this year is being hosted by the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Cairo.
The Board will consider a number of funding proposals from its Accredited Entities. GCF currently has a project portfolio of 43 projects, amounting to over USD 2.2 billion of committed GCF resources.
The Board will also consider a range of policy issues to strengthen the Fund's operations as well as reviewing applications for accreditation from five new organisations, all of which are applying to become direct access Accredited Entities.
Meetings of the Board in 2017 are co-chaired by Mr Ayman Shasly, of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Mr Ewen McDonald, of Australia.