UNEP Report
Promoting Sustainable Finance & Climate Finance in the Arab Region
October 2020

Consultation Survey

Review the draft document under consultation: Promoting Sustainable Finance & Climate Finance in the Arab Region

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Questions

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Question 1

If there is a country relevant to your organization’s remit or business, does the description of that country’s sustainable finance practices provide an accurate picture?
If not, please elaborate and provide relevant examples.

Page 12

Chapter two: Sustainable Finance Practices in the Arab Region

Egypt: pp15-22
Jordan: pp23-27
Morocco: pp28-33
Bahrain: pp34-38
UAE: pp39-47
KSA: pp48-53

Question 2

Does Islamic finance provide an adequate framework for leveraging financing for sustainable or climate finance? Please elaborate.

Pages 28-29

Question 3

To what extent does the overall framework for the analysis of sustainable finance in the MENA region sufficiently cover the relevant headline issues? If not, please elaborate, and provide relevant country examples, if possible.

Pages 54

Question 4

Climate transition risks may have a considerable impact on a region which has economies either heavily dependent on fossil fuel exports or imports. Does this chapter adequately highlight the transition challenge, including the exposure and vulnerability of MENA region economies? Please assess the country examples when answering this question.

Egypt: pp56-67
Jordan: pp68-86
Iraq: pp87-93
Tunis: pp94-101

Question 5

Are the identified barriers to promote sustainable finance relevant to your country? If not, please explain.

Pages 102

Chapter four: Scaling Up Sustainable and Climate Finance in the Arab Region

Question 6

Are there any other barriers you would like to add to the discussion on the barriers to scaling up sustainable finance in general & climate finance in particular in the Arab region? Please Explain

Page 107

Chapter four: Scaling Up Sustainable and Climate Finance in the Arab Region

Question 7

Regarding the Arab region financial system’s SWOT analysis, would you like to add to the system’s strengths, weaknesses, threats & opportunities? If Yes, Please Elaborate

Pages 108-116

Chapter four: Scaling Up Sustainable and Climate Finance in the Arab Region

Question 8

What other important immediate policy reforms would you like to add to the region financial sector’s list of immediate needs? Please Explain

Page 116

Question 9

Please provide further details on how to promote these good practices in the region

Pages 117-120

Chapter four: Scaling Up Sustainable and Climate Finance in the Arab Region

Question 10

Would you like to add to the Policy Recommendations? If Yes, Please Elaborate

Pages 121-124

Chapter four: Scaling Up Sustainable and Climate Finance in the Arab Region

Question 11

Please add any comment(s) – general or country specific- that you would like to make.