Published on: 05/08/2022
The focus of the sessions of the seminar Finance theme 2:
Examining the Social and Economic Benefits Created by Water Investment: This session 1 highlights concrete examples of how water investments generate economic benefits at macro and micro-level anchor this session. Panelists will also explore why these (social) returns on investments do not necessarily translate into governments making the needed investment.
09:00 - 10:30 CET
The Urgent Case to Mobilize Capital: In this session, 2 experts from around the world will cover different cases on financing water investments, including more innovative approaches such as blended finance and climate finance to mobilize urgently needed investment for water, including sanitation, and hygiene. Select cases will highlight what has worked and what has not worked to unlock financing.
Turning on the Private Sector Investment Tap: Getting water to those who need it requires a steady infusion of significantly more capital. Combining, coordinating, structuring, blending, and leveraging are commonplace terms but how to do it well? In session 3 listen and learn from leaders of the U.S. Development Finance Corporation, African Development Bank, Agence Française de Développement, Sanitation and Water for All Partnership, and the Government of Malawi.
For more information about the event please visit World Water Week - an annual event on global water issues hosted by the Stockholm International Water Institute