What’s New with the IEU

Dear colleagues, 

We hope you enjoy this monthly summary of the IEU’s activities. 

In May, the Korea Herald interviewed the IEU's Dr. Jyotsna Puri (Jo) on the role of responsible investing and the opportunity for the Green Climate Fund to take a more active role. 

Private investor engagement key to climate-resilient world

How can the Green Climate Fund show leadership in bringing the private sector into the adaptation space? What is the future of responsible investing in a COVID-19 world?

The IEU's Dr. Jyotsna Puri (Jo) sat down with Son Ji-hyoung of the 
Korea Herald to answer these questions and provide a glimpse into our unit's work. (5-minute read)

IEU Virtual Talk: Healthy People, Healthy Planet - Looking at the Global Water Cycle

Mark your calendars for our next virtual IEU Talk on June 18th! We will be joined by Dr. Ania Grobicki, Deputy Director for Adaptation at the Green Climate Fund.
Register now!
The IEU has joined one of the premier publishing networks on the web. 

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A moon-shot approach? What can the GCF learn from the example of frontier investments? by Dr. Martin Prowse

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Partnership with the University of Warwick: 
In June 2020,  the IEU signed a MoU with the University of Warwick to outline the contours of a strategic knowledge partnership on climate change adaptation and mitigation between them and create the conditions for its implementation. 
Evaluation Teasers: An ongoing series where we showcase our current and upcoming evaluations in 60 seconds or less!
IEU Virtual Talk: Doug Watkins of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership and Dr. Bernhard Seliger of the Hanns Seidel Foundation discuss the challenges and opportunity of climate change and biodiversity-related action in North Korea.

Webinar: Independent evaluation of the relevance and effectiveness of GCF investments in SIDS

Meet the IEU SIDS team and learn more about the roadmap for our upcoming evaluation.

Webinar: Independent assessment of the Green Climate Fund's Simplified Approval Process (SAP)

The IEU's Dr. Jyotsna Puri (Jo) and Daisuke Horikoshi delve into emerging findings and recommendations from the assessment.

Webinar: Independent synthesis of the Green Climate Fund's accreditation process

Dr. Jyotsna Puri (Jo) and Dr. Archi Rastogi share their preliminary work on the IEU's upcoming accreditation synthesis. 

Team Assistant

The IEU is seeking a qualified individual that will be responsible for the execution, liaison and coordination of logistical and administrative tasks for the unit. 
Deadline for submission: 14 June 2020 at 23:00 Korean Standard Time

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