Beijing, January 24, 2017
AIIB launches final round of consultation on draft energy strategy
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has today begun a final round of public consultations on its energy sector strategy. Interested parties are invited to view the draft strategy published today and submit comments by March 6, 2017.
The Bank is developing an energy sector strategy in order to guide its future engagement with and investments in the energy sector. The strategy will be consistent with the Bank’s ‘Lean, Clean and Green’ core values. Consequently, the strategy is being developed in a transparent and collaborative way with two rounds of public consultation.
In the first round of consultation, the Bank received over 40 responses from government agencies, private sector companies, Civil Society Organizations and Non-Government Organizations. These comments helped inform the draft strategy published for discussion today.
The final strategy will be presented to the Bank’s Board of Directors for approval.
1. The draft AIIB Energy Strategy and the consultation schedule is available on the website: https://www.aiib.org/en/policies-strategies/strategies/.content/index/Energy-Strategy-Discussion-Draft.pdf
2. Written comments should be submitted by March 6, 2017 to email@example.com
3. A summary of the first round of public consultation is available here: https://www.aiib.org/en/policies-strategies/strategies/.content/index/Summary-of-Comments-on-Issues.pdf
4. For more information please visit https://www.aiib.org.
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Together Major Development Finance Institutions Align Financial Flows with the Paris Agreement
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