The process of achieving sustainable green development requires considerably larger investment than it is now. And despite increases in investment flows to greening the economy a significant gap still endures.
Issues worth exploring relate to what steps countries officials, taking into account best previous experiences and outcomes, should make to ensure a sound and safe environment for private investors to confidently take long term investment decisions. Other issues are related to public financial institutions designing and demonstrating instruments that truly unlock private finance.
Green Bridge forum will offer a platform for discussion and furthering of partnerships in this area between Central Europe and Central Asia, bringing green investments to the next level. The forum will offer information on technical assistance, grants, matched funding or risk capital, whilst proven technology is scaled through commercial debt, equity and financial risk mitigation.