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2010 Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum

18-19 March 2010 | Manila, Philippines
 
Daily web highlights
African Development Bank Group, ADB, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IDB, World Bank Group
Summary Highlights of the Meeting:

Friday, 19 March 2010


On Friday morning, participants at the 2010 CIF Partnership Forum covened in parallel sessions on the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) and the Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP). In the afternoon, a symposium on climate science and technology was held, followed by reports back to plenary on the CIF program sessions. The closing plenary adjourned at 5:40 pm.

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L-R: Co-Chair Naderev Saño, the Philippines, with Co-Chair Katherine Sierra, World Bank, adjourned the meeting at 5:40 pm.
 
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L-R: Athena Ballesteros, World Resources Institute (WRI) in a conversation with Red Constantino, NGO Forum on the ADB.
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Sele Yalaghuli, Democratic Republic of the Congo, reading the CIF Partnership Forum Bulletin.
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Participants from UNEP
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Richard Jordan, World Harmony Foundation
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James Nirmal Singh, Guyana
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L-R: Idelia Ferdinand, St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Niels Holm-Nielson; World Bank, and Neranda Maurice, St. Lucia
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Daniele Ponzi, ADB
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ADB secretariat staff
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L-R: Frank Pinto and Joyce Yu, UNDP
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CIF Secretariat staff
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Some NGOs protested outside the ADB compound.
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Thursday, 18 March 2010

The 2010 Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum opened on Thursday, 18 March 2010, at Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila, the Philippines. In the morning, an opening plenary was held, followed by a plenary presentation on lessons learned in the CIF and a Voices of Stakeholders Dialogue. In the afternoon, parallel sessions were held on the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Forest Investment Program (FIP).

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L-R: Katherine Sierra, Vice President, the World Bank Group, in a conversation with CIF key speakers Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank; Heherson Alvarez, Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the Philippine National Climate Change Commission and Preety Bandhari, UNFCCC.
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Naderev Saño, the Philippines, elected as Co-Chair
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Katherine Sierra, Forum Co-Chair and Vice-President, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank, opened the 2010 Partnership Forum.
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Suzanty Sitorus, Indonesia
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Jamaican delegates Hopeton Peterson and Vilma McNish discussing session documents.
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Fiu Elisara, Ole Siosiomaga Society Incorporated (OLSSI) in a conversation with Estebancio Castro Diaz, International Alliance.
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L-R: Ann Quon, ADB, moderated the press conference with Ursula Schaefer-Preuss, Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, ADB and Co-Chair Katherine Sierra, World Bank
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Members of the Press posing questions to the panel.
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Ursula Schaefer-Preuss, Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, ADB
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Co-Chair Katherine Sierra, World Bank
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