Clean Technology Fund Trust Fund Committee

The decision-making body responsible for determining and overseeing the operations and activities of the Clean Technology Fund. List of members.

Composition: 

  • eight representatives from contributor countries to the CTF, identified through a consultation among contributors;
  • eight representatives from eligible recipient countries to the CTF, identified through a consultation process among interested eligible recipient countries;
  • when the CTF Trust Fund Committee considers an investment plan, program, or project for a country, a representative of such recipient country;
  • a senior representative of the World Bank, recognizing the role of the World Bank as the overall coordinator of the CIF partnership;
  • representatives of the MDBs, identified by the MDB Committee for each meeting of the CTF Trust Fund Committee on the basis of rotation among the MDBs.

Representatives from contributor and eligible recipient countries are decision-making Members and serve for 18 months.

Functions:

  • approving programming and pipeline priorities, operational criteria,and financing modalities;
  • endorsing further development of activities in investment plans for CTF financing;
  • approving allocation of CTF resources for programs, projects, and administrative budgets;
  • ensuring that the strategic orientation of the CTF is guided by the principles of the UNFCCC;
  • ensuring monitoring and periodic independent evaluation of performance and financial accountability of the MDBs;
  • approving annual reports of the CTF and reviewing reports from the Trustee on the financial status of the CTF. 

Strategic Climate Fund Trust Fund Committee

The SCF provides financing to pilot new development approaches to specific climate change challenges through three targeted programs: the FIP, PPCR, and SREP. The SCF Trust Fund Committee is the decision-making body responsible for determining and overseeing the operations and activities of the SCF. List of members.

Composition:

  • eight representatives from eligible recipient countries (or groups of such countries), identified through a consultation among interested eligible recipient countries;
  • eight representatives from contributor countries (or groups of such countries), identified through a consultation among contributors;
  • a senior representative of the World Bank;
  • representatives of the MDBs, identified by the MDB Committee for each meeting of the SCF Trust Fund Committee on the basis of rotation among the MDBs.

Representatives from contributor and eligible recipient countries are decision making Members and serve for 18 months.

Functions:

  • approving establishment of SCF Programs and the scope, objectives, and eligibility criteria governing the use of the funds under the SCF Programs based on a consultative process and an analysis to determine the utility of new SCF Programs;
  • establishing a SCF Sub-Committee for each SCF Program and designating who may participate in the SCF Sub-Committee;
  • ensuring that the strategic orientation of the SCF is guided by the principles of the UNFCCC;
  • ensuring monitoring and periodic independent evaluation of performance and financial accountability of MDBs;
  • approving annual reports of the SCF

Forest Investment Program Sub-Committee

The decision-making body responsible for overseeing and deciding on the operations and activities of the Forest Investment Progarm. List of members.

Composition:

  • six representatives from contributor countries to the FIP, identified through a consultation among such contributors, at least one of which should be a Member of the SCF Trust Fund Committee;
  • six representatives from eligible recipient countries to the FIP elected on a regional basis and identified through a consultation process among recipient countries, at least one of which should be a Member of the SCF Trust Fund Committee;
  • all pilot countries under the program, members of the MDB Committee and the Trustee may attend the FIP Sub-Committee as Observers.

Representatives serve for 18 months.

Functions:

  • agreeing upon the number of country or regional pilot programs and appointing the members of the expert group;
  • selecting pilot countries taking into consideration the recommendations of the expert group;
  • approving elaborated programming priorities and operational criteria for the FIP
  • approving financing terms and modalities for the FIP, including those for private sector activities;
  • endorsing further development of activities in investment strategies for FIP financing;
  • approving FIP financing for programs and projects;
  • ensuring complementarily between activities foreseen for the FIP and activities of developing countries;
  • periodically reviewing and publishing the effectiveness and impact of FIP programs and activities, and ensuring that “lessons learned” are applied to future FIP investments and transmitted through the SCF Trust Fund Committee to the UNFCCC and other stakeholders.

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Sub-Committee

The decision-making body responsible for overseeing and approving the operations and activities of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience. List of members.

Composition:

  • six representatives from contributor countries to the PPCR, identified through a consultation among such contributors, at least one of which should be a Member of the SCF Trust Fund Committee;
  • six representatives from eligible recipient countries to the PPCR,  identified through a consultation process among recipient countries, at least one of which should be a Member of the SCF Trust Fund Committee;
  • the developing country Chair or Vice-Chair of the Board of the Adaptation Fund (AFB) (or any other member of the AFB nominated by him or her);
  • when the PPCR Sub-Committee considers PPCR funding a program for a country, a representative of such recipient country, during deliberations of the PPCR Sub- Committee on such;
  • members of the MDB Committee and the Trustee.

Representatives from contributor and eligible recipient countries are decision-making Members, and serve for 18 months.

Functions:

  • approving programming and pipeline priorities, operational criteria, and financing modalities;
  • appointing the members of the expert group;
  • selecting countries to be funded under the PPCR and approving PPCR financing for programs;
  • approving periodic reports to the SCF the SCF Trust Fund Committee on the operations of the PPCR, so as to ensure that lessons learned lessons learned are transmitted through the SCF Trust Fund Committee to the AFBG, UNFCCC and other stakeholders;
  • ensuring complementarity between the PPCR activities and activities of other development partners

Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program Sub-Committee

The decision-making body responsible for overseeing and approving the operations and activities of the Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program. List of members.

Composition:

  • six representatives from contributor countries to the SREP, identified through a consultation among such contributors, at least one of which should be a Member of the SCF Trust Fund Committee;
  • six representatives from eligible recipient countries to the SREP elected on a regional basis and through a consultation process among recipient countries, at least one of which should be a Member of the SCF Trust Fund Committee;
  • members of the MDB Committee and the Trustee may attend the SREP Sub-Committee Meetings;
  • when the SREP Sub-Committee considers SREP funding a program for a country, a representative of such recipient country, during deliberations of the SREP Sub-Committee on such.

Representatives from contributor and eligible recipient countries are decision-making Members, and serve for 18 months.

Functions:

  • appointing the expert group;
  • selecting country and regional programs;
  • approving SREP financing for programs and projects;
  • endorsing further development of activities in country plans;
  • ensuring complementarily between activities foreseen for the SREP and activities of developing countries;
  • approving a results measurement framework for SREP and periodically reviewing the effectiveness and impact of SREP programs and activities, and ensuring that lessons learned are applied to future SREP investments and transmitted through the SCF Trust Fund Committee to the UNFCCC and other stakeholders;

Joint CTF and SCF Trust Fund Committee

Issues and policies relating to the CIF as a whole are considered at joint meetings of the CTF and SCF Trust Fund Committees. For example, the CIF’s annual administrative budget and business plan are approved in joint meetings.

Joint meetings of the CTF and the SCF Trust Fund Committees seek to maintain the principle of an equal number of seats for contributor countries and recipient countries, therefore sixteen seats are provided for each group of countries. This allows recipient and contributor countries represented on both of the CTF and SCF Trust Fund Committees to participate in the joint meeting’s strategic discussions. If there are unfilled seats at the joint meeting for either the recipient or contributor countries, each group should agree among themselves on how to fill the additional seats.

Observers from the CTF and SCF Trust Fund Committees also observe joint meetings.