Hosted by Humanitarian Finance Forum
We are excited to introduce our ‘Innovative Finance’ side-event taking place at AidEx on 25th October. The event is an opportunity for participants from different sectors to explore how innovative finance can address funding needs for projects in LIC/FCSA settings.
The side event is hosted by Humanitarian Finance Forum a global network that connects humanitarian with resources to access funding through capital markets.
The event is free to attend and you can sign up by registering for AidEx here.
Agenda - 25th October
|13:45 – 14:45
New financing approaches to Humanitarian Challenges
Description: The demands on traditional budgets are reaching new highs with the need to address not only global issues (climate change, war in Ukraine) but also domestic fiscal pressures (high inflations, raising interest rates, rising debt). What is the role of financial markets? And how do we develop new tools for Humanitarian Challenges?
|15:00 – 16:00
Closing the Financing Gap for Humanitarian Response to Climate Crisis
Description: Climate impacts all aspects of humanitarian and social aid. This session explores and discusses specific projects and initiatives addressing Adaption and supporting Emergency Response.
|16:15 – 17: 15
Scaling Financing for Humanitarian Needs – New Approaches with Discussion of Live Projects
Description: Develop new financing tools for future for rapidly growing humanitarian needs. How might the sector develop large-scale finance tool for this in the future? How has the Forum helped develop these tools?