Deadline: 27-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank is seeking to engage the professional services of a firm specialized in the modeling of hydro-meteorological natural disaster risk in an international environment.
The AP seeks to continue evaluating risk transfer instruments, particularly for hydro-meteorological risk, as highlighted in the APs joint declarations in April 2018 and, to that effect, has mandated the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank Group) to provide technical assistance for identifying the most relevant hydro-meteorological risks, clearly defining them for the purposes of risk transfer, and evaluating potential financial instruments to provide coverage against such risks. The World Bank Group may act as an advisor to the Client Countries for assessing and developing potential risk transfer instrument, and might be the sponsor of a CAT Bond, should all or some of the Client Countries decide to issue one, via the World Bank.
The single most crucial component in rejuvenating decaying urban areas around the world is private sector participation, according to a report released today from the World Bank and the Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) during the World Cities Summit taking place in Singapore this week.
“Urban regeneration projects are rarely implemented solely by the public sector. There is a need for massive financial resources that most cities can’t meet,” said Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director for the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice. “Participation from the private sector is a critical factor in determining whether a regeneration program is successful – programs that create urban areas where citizens can live, work, and thrive.”
Deadline: 11-Feb-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Partnership for Market Readiness, in collaboration with the Chilean Ministry of Energy, will hire a consultant to analyze and recommend a package of policy instruments in the energy sector that can contribute to the country´s National Determined Contribution and, at the same time, be aligned with the various existing public policy initiatives on energy and climate change in Chile.
In May 2012, the Clean Tech Fund (CTF) Trust Fund Committee endorsed the Chile Investment Plan including Renewable Energy Self-Supply and Energy Efficiency Program (RESSEE), which IFC is under development with IDB. The objective of this consultancy is to identify and develop pilot projects so that local FIs could finance under the RESSEE program. Identification/development of pilot projects should be focused on one of target market segments; corporate segment targeting EE and self–supply RE for all kinds of business entities.