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UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

Since its inception in 1972, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has been the global authority that sets the environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the UN system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP’s Finance Unit, Energy and Climate Branch fosters increased engagement of the finance community in the low-carbon development and sustainable energy sectors. The Energy Finance team works with financiers to kick-start investment in clean energy technology markets and assists countries to access international climate finance to fund their nationally determined contributions and sustainable development ambitions.

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