03 NOV
Creating the Systematic Observations Finance Facility
Location: Nordic Pavillion
18:15 – 19:00 (GMT)

Innovating finance for weather and climate observations
At this high-level event, WMO, UNEP, and UNDP will announce the creation of the Systematic Observations Finance Facility (SOFF) as a UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund.

SOFF provides the foundations for an effective international response to climate change. It will fill critical data gaps from the most vulnerable countries that undermine efforts to build climate resilience across the globe.

The event will start with opening remarks from the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, will include live interventions from the Prime Ministers of beneficiary countries, Ministers and senior representative of funding partners as well as representatives of the Alliance for Hydromet Development. It will end with closing remarks by Selwin Hart, Selwin Hart, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Climate Action and Assistant Secretary-General for the Climate Action Team.