The 7th Advisory Council Meeting of the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF) was held in Washington, DC, on April 18, 2018. It was attended by representatives of 33 Advisory Partners, 9 Technical Partners, 5 Funding Partners and 2 Beneficiary Partners, in addition to several observers and speakers.
Joachim Levy, Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer, co-chaired the meeting with Macky Tall, Executive Vice President, Infrastructure, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and President and CEO, CDPQ Infra. The meeting’s key theme, climate-smart infrastructure projects and investment featured in several sessions, which included updates on various initiatives on financing data of infrastructure investment and business opportunities in the transition to a new climate economy, followed by three breakout sessions – two focused on GIF projects nearing the point of accessing market financing and one on solar energy.
GIF AC Meeting April 2018 - Agenda
GIF AC Meeting April 2018 - Summary