The Green Climate Fund has set the tentative timeline for its twenty-second Board meeting. The timeline lists key dates leading to the Board meeting, where the 24 Board members decide on funding proposals brought forward by GCF Accredited Entities.
The 22nd GCF Board meeting will tentatively be held on 26-28 February 2019, and the key dates are as follows:
28 October 2018* – Deadline for disclosure of ESS reports for category A projects and I-1 programmes.
29 October 2018 – Deadline to submit funding proposals to GCF (for public & private sector).
7 December 2018 – Submission to the independent Technical Advisory Panel (iTAP) for public sector.
14 December 2018 – Submission to the independent Technical Advisory Panel (iTAP) for private sector.
7-11 January 2019 (TBD) – iTAP meeting.
26 January 2019* – Deadline for disclosure of ESS reports for category B projects and I-2 programmes.
1 February 2019 – Publishing deadline.
26-28 February – B.22 (proposed).
* Per paragraph 17 of GCF’s Information Disclosure Policy, the AE shall disclose the ESS report/s in English and the local language (if not English) in the project/ programme location. The report/s shall be disclosed (i) in the AE’s website, (ii) in locations convenient to affected peoples, and (iii) to the Board and active observers by way of a notification via the Secretariat. The deadline for such disclosures shall be 120 days (A or I-1) or 30 days (B or I-2) in advance of the AE’s or GCF’s Board decision, whichever is earlier.