Dialogue Platform - Forecast-based Financing (Berlin)

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Dialogue Platform of the Federal Foreign Office Action Plan for the Humanitarian Adaption to Climate Change

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the German Red Cross (GRC) are pleased to invite you to the Dialogue Platform on Forecast-based financing (Fbf).

Join our introductory workshop for interested companies and new donors to learn about the concept of FbF as well as to discuss new business opportunities.

We also like to invite you to join us for an evening reception to meet practitioners, governments and scientists involved in the project.




Schedule

13:45 Welcome
Alexandra Rüth - Head of Task Force “FbF”
German Red Cross


14:00 Paying for Predictions: Interactive Climate Game
Introducing the concept of Forecast-based Financing and exploring the usefulness and limitations of seasonal forecasts while testing risk-taking behavior of participants
Eddie Wasswa Jjemba - Urban Resilience Advisor
Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre


15:15 Stories from the field
FbF pilots are up and running from Peru to the Philippines. Learn from real world examples how the “early warning – early action” paradigm is reshaping humanitarian aid.
Mathieu Destrooper - Project Delegate Peru
German Red Cross


16:00 Coffee Break


16:15 From Science to Action
How much rain causes the flooding of rivers? Climate science is at the heart of FbF. Discover how weather forecasts are selected, modelled and turned into meaningful action on the ground.
Andrew
Kruczkiewicz – Science Advisor
Columbia University New York


17:00 How to score a Sustainable Development Goal?
FbF is an opportunity to invest in a new way of thinking. Explore how corporates, foundations and institutional donors can become partners and take urgent action to combat the impacts of climate change (SDG13).
Conradin v.
Nicolai - Corporate Partnerships
German Red Cross


18:00 Evening Reception

"Innovation in Humanitarian Aid"

21:00 The End



ABOUT

Forecast-based Financing is currently developed by German Red Cross and partners under the Action Plan of the Federal Foreign Office for Humanitarian Adaptation to Climate Change.

FbF is an opportunity to invest in a new way of working, simultaneously addressing the commitments made in the Paris Agreement, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Sustainable Development Goals and during the World Humanitarian Summit, offering a better future for the most vulnerable.

For more information please visit:
www.DRK.de/en/forecast-based-financing/

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