Convergence offers members a range of blended finance learning and capacity building programs. These programs help members: i) understand the potential of blended finance to support in achieving the SDGs and surface credible investment opportunities in developing countries, ii) build the case internally for blended finance based on the financial and development impact of blended finance to-date, iii) develop a blended finance strategy and approach, and iv) develop the capacity to participate effectively in blended finance transactions, from due diligence to monitoring.
Bespoke blended finance trainings and knowledge exchanges are also available for organizations to increase their knowledge of blended finance. Sessions are catered to organization needs and interests and include participation from industry experts and other Convergence members. Past sessions took place at AfDB & OECD.
To arrange for a bespoke knowledge exchange for your organization, email Aakif Merchant at [email protected].
VIRTUAL SEMINAR SERIES “BLENDED FINANCE IN SELECT SECTORS”
To ensure our members continue learning, Convergence is launching a series of interactive virtual training seminars dedicated to blended finance in specific sectors. The series consists of five 2.5-hour (150 minutes) interactive seminars:
Blended Finance for Water and Sanitation (Nov 11 & 12, 2020)
Blended Finance for Climate and the Environment (Dec 15 & 16, 2020)
Blended Finance for Agriculture (Jan 19 & 20, 2021)
Blended Finance for Financial Inclusion (Feb 17 & 18, 2021)
Blended Finance for Health and Education (Apr 13 & 14, 2021)
This series is designed to offer members and partners a deeper understanding of the use of blended finance instruments to mobilize capital for specific sectors and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Make sure you subscribe to our newsletter to stay informed.
Registration for the next seminar is now open. Convergence members, please use the discount code communicated in our e-mail newsletter to register. To cater to our members in different time zones, each seminar is scheduled at two different times:
How It Works
A range of learning and capacity building programs are available to members, including:
- Bespoke knowledge exchange for member and staff, structured around specific requirements and interests.
- Early access and/or preferential rates for blended finance Executive Education programs at partner Universities.
- Webinars discussion and analyzing select topics, with participation from industry experts and practitioners.
- Coming Soon: Access to online educational modules on blended finance