Thimphu, Bhutan.
2019-12-17

AFI-RMA Bhutan Joint Learning Program on Inclusive Green Finance (IGF) - By Invitation Only

What are the objectives of the training?

Bhutan is dependent on agriculture and renewal energy hydropower for its development and climate change poses a critical threat to the country. The Government policies emphasize conserving its rich natural resources and conservation of the environment is one of the four pillars of Bhutan's Gross National Happiness philosophy. Given that the effects of climate change can impact the economic stability of a country significantly, Royal Monetary Authority, Bhutan has taken a lead in developing green banking guidelines, in collaboration with other national stakeholders.

This Joint Learning Programme is a unique initiative of AFI to assist RMA in this lead role. This three-day program is for the staff of RMA and local stakeholders who will play a critical role in developing and implementing the green banking guidelines. The JLP will build their awareness and capacity on inclusive green finance (IGF) and facilitate the development of the green banking guidelines for Bhutan. Following the peer learning model of AFI, the JLP will be led by selected Speakers from other AFI member institutions.  

At the end of the training, the participants will develop an action plan that brings together RMA Bhutan and national stakeholders to develop Green Banking Guidelines for Bhutan.

Who should attend?

The training is intended for the staff of RMA Bhutan and other national stakeholders who are working on promoting IGF in  Bhutan.

How to register?

Participation in this program is by invitation only. Invitation for nominations has been emailed to AFI focal points of selected AFI member institutions.

Please feel free to get in touch with us at Capacity.Building@afi-global.org if you have any questions.

Place
Thimphu, Bhutan