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Blended Finance and the Sustainable Development Goals

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

WEBINAR: Friday, March 12, 10h00-11h20 Via Zoom

Co-hosted by:
the School of International Development and Global Studies,
and the Institute of the Environment,
University of Ottawa

Link to Register:
https://blended-finance-and-sustainable-development-goals.eventbrite.ca/

La version française
EVENT PDF: DVM8111_BlendedFinance_Bilingue

Description

The Canadian government has embraced ‘blended finance’ as a way to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. Blended finance entails the strategic use of development finance to mobilize additional sources of finance. Participants in this panel discussion will focus on answering two questions : What problems is this approach to development financing trying to solve? What are the risks and opportunities involved with ‘blended finance’?

Panelists:

1. Roy Culpeper, Senior Fellow, School of International Development and Global Studies

2. Angella MacEwen, Senior Economist, Canadian Union of Public Employees

3. Syed Sajjadur Rahman, Senior Fellow, School of International Development and Global Studies

 

Moderators:

1. Susan Spronk, Director, School of International Development and Global Studies

2. Geoff McCarney, Assistant Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies, and Director of Research, Institute of the Environment.

Registration required. This event will be in English and delivered online through Zoom. Call-in details will be shared with registrants before the event date.
If you have any questions, please contact events@smartprosperity.ca

 

Details

Date:
March 12
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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