Berlin, 23 May 2023 (TDI): In a significant development for climate finance and international cooperation, the Envoy of Pakistan to Kazakhstan, Nauman Bashir Bhatti, co-chaired the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board’s enlightening discussion on the Fund’s Strategic Plan for 2024-2027.

The GCF Strategic Plan 2024-2027 is crucial because it presents a path for allocating and utilizing GCF resources over the next four years. It intends to provide expanded and reliable climate support to developing nations disproportionately affected by climate change’s adverse effects.

Representatives from varied backgrounds engaged in good conversations and debates on the critical components of the Strategic Plan throughout the insightful conference.

The participation of Pakistan’s Envoy to Kazakhstan, Nauman Bashir Bhatti, in co-chairing this critical meeting affirms Pakistan’s commitment to international climate action and its ambition to promote a sustainable and climate-resilient future.

The session made considerable progress on numerous critical subjects, highlighting the GCF Board’s commitment to advancing global climate action. Delegates shared insightful information and experiences that helped establish a thorough and effective strategic plan that aligns with developing nations’ changing demands and objectives.

As co-chairman, Ambassador Bhatti emphasized the significance of equitable and accessible climate financing for nations facing climate change impacts. He stressed the need for capacity building, technology transfer, and adaptation support while emphasizing the necessity for focused actions to ensure the successful implementation of the Strategic Plan.

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The collaborative attitude demonstrated throughout the symposium enabled the GCF Board to agree on the procedures required for the Strategic Plan’s adoption at the upcoming Board meeting.

The GCF’s operations and programming will be shaped by the Strategic Plan 2024-2027, allowing it to react effectively to developing countries’ urgent climate finance needs. It will serve as a framework for the Fund’s methods for allocating resources, ensuring that climate finance reaches those most at risk from its effects and equips them to create resilient and sustainable futures.