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November 2013

Information event 2013 New!

During COP 19, a side event on "Fast-start Finance - lessons learned from 2010 to 2012" took place. The overall aim of the information event was to offer developed country Parties the opportunity to present information on their final fast-start finance (FSF), as well as for Parties to engage in in-depth discussions on important lessons learned during the FSF period.

Some of these presentations can be found below:

pdf-icon Programme (150 kB)
IISD coverage
Video coverage

pdf-icon Canada    (977 kB)
pdf-icon European Union  (144 kB)
pdf-icon Japan  (395 kB)
pdf-icon Liechtenstein (1187 kB)
pdf-icon New Zealand (156 kB)
pdf-icon Norway  (1603 kB)
pdf-icon Switzerland (112 kB)
pdf-icon United States of America (902 kB)

November 2012

Fast-start finance information event 2012

This event gave developed country Parties the opportunity to present and discuss their latest data on fast-start finance. Overall aim was to increase the general transparency of fast-start finance activities and to facilitate lessons learned from fast-start finance.

Some of these presentations can be found below:

pdf-icon Australia and International Climate Finance (1716 kB)
pdf-icon An overview of Canada's fast-start financing to date (176 kB)
pdf-icon EU fast-start funding from 2010 – 2012: provisional report (439 kB)
pdf-icon Japan's Fast-Start Finance for Developing Countries up to 2012 (354 kB)
pdf-icon Norway's fast start finance 2011 (221 kB)
pdf-icon U.S. Climate Finance in Fiscal Years 2010-2012 (709 kB)

November 2011

UNFCCC side event: "The UNFCCC finance portal - New modules on fast start finance and GEF managed funds"


The secretariat officially launched the Fast-Start Finance module of the Finance portal at COP 17 in Durban. This module provides user-friendly access to data from the information submitted by developed country Parties on the resources provided in order to achieve their Fast-Start Finance commitments.

The web stream of this side event can be found here:

Side event Finance Portal