Sida Knowledge Exchange on Blended Finance

28 May 2018 - Stockholm

This 1.5 day Blended Finance Knowledge Exchange and Learning Session, co-organized by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and Convergence Blended Finance (Convergence). This workshop will take place from 28-29 May, 2018 at the Sida head offices in Stockholm.

Blended finance is the strategic use of development finance and philanthropic funds to mobilize private capital flows to emerging and frontier markets with the purpose of achieving development impact.

This event targets senior and operational staff from across aid agencies, development finance institutions, private investors, and civil society organizations, who are interested in exploring the topic of blended finance.

The agenda is rooted in practical blended finance solutions and approaches that can contribute to achieving the SDGs. Through practical modules, presented by experts in the space, the workshop aims to support the application of blended finance and contribute to scaling up and mainstreaming this innovative financing approach.