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Next MFF: incentives and safeguards for climate friendly investments

  • Start date : 26/03/2013 00:00:00

On 26 March the Directorate-General for Climate Action of the European Commission held two events on "incentives and safeguards for climate friendly investments in the next MFF": an expert workshop during the day on DG CLIMA premises, and a short seminar in the evening, hosted by Jutta Haug, Member of the European Parliament


Both events gathered stakeholders and experts from the European Parliament, Member States, think-tanks and civil society, as well as representatives of the financial sector and Commission services.

Recommendations of two studies on the use of financial instruments for climate action in the next MFF, on policy and practices of international financial institutions for mainstreaming climate change objectives, and climate proofing of infrastructures, were under discussion. Moreover, current and future practice in Structural Funds, Connecting Europe Facility, by the EIB and by other stakeholder were presented.

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Summary of the discussions

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  • Study: Optimal Use of the EU Grant and Financial Instruments in the Next Multiannual Financial Framework to Address the Climate Objective
  • Study: European and International Financial Institutions – climate related standards and measures for assessing investments in infrastructure projects

In-depth event DG CLIMA

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Seminar European Parliament

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