The financing needs of the SDGs range up to $7 trillion a year – well beyond the reach of traditional development assistance. Donors are looking at ways to leverage their resources by attracting private financing, for example through blending: combining public grants with loans or equity. Is it working, and how can it be done better? Capacity4dev hears from the authors of a recent evaluation of EU blending from 2007-15.
Various forms of private education have emerged in recent years in developing countries. Is this an important contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals or a worrying trend that will disenfranchise the poor?
The Conference will identify key challenges and ways forward to better align financial mechanisms with policy reforms to speed and scale up green investments in support of energy efficient and low-carbon growth, new business opportunities and green jobs in the Eastern Partnership countries (Armen
In the second part of our series on Universal Health Coverage, we look at how the EU is supporting partner countries achieve UHC, through mechanisms like the IHP for UHC 2030, the UHC Partnership, and the SPHIP programme.