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Blended Finance for Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Caribbean

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face unique social, economic, and environmental vulnerabilities, and must rapidly accelerate their transition to sustainable economies. Many SIDS are exploring innovative financing mechanisms, including blended finance, for this transition. Blended finance will be an essential tool in supporting the regional blue economy transition, scaling investment opportunities, and financing nature-based solutions.

This virtual panel discussion explored the trends, opportunities, and challenges for blended finance in the Caribbean, and discuss successful examples of blended finance structures and instruments deployed to-date. The session will concluded with an open Q&A.

Featured speakers:

  • Eduardo Carrera, CEO, Platform for Social Impact
  • Shenique Albury-Smith, Deputy Director, Caribbean Division, The Nature Conservancy
  • Kiesha Farnum, Director, Public Sector Projects, Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator
  • Dana Nau François, Program Officer, Haïti, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Date And Time

Tuesday, May 14th, 2024
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (GMT+00:00)