SPECIAL COP22 – Green bonds as promising climate finance tool discussed in Morocco

At the opening day of COP22, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) announced the issuance of the country’s first green bond to boost the development of solar power in Morocco, Reuters reported. The bond will account for 1.15 billion dirham (USD118 million), it will cover schemes in three different regions and is projected to provide at (…)

UNDP report how emerging technologies and innovation can help to achieve SDGs

International organisations can leverage the power of innovation to better address some of the world’s most challenging development problems, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Innovation Facility. The report,  titled “2015 Year in Review: Innovation for 2030”, illustrates 62 initiatives across 45 countries sponsored by the Facility in (…)