The Government of Suriname and the UN System in Suriname are implementing a SDG Joint Fund Programme project that aims to elaborate sustainable development financing strategies. An objective is to ensure more inclusive and gender responsive actions towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The training on “Sustainable Finance Opportunities/ Financial mechanisms” will be held in dedicated sessions on 5, 19 and 26 October from 9:00 to 11:00 am local time.

These Series of webinars provide participants with knowledge of financial mechanisms to finance the SDGs for Surinamese financial institutions (FIs), regulators and government representatives.

Target Audience:

  • Risk managers
  • Corporate lending officers
  • Relationship managers
  • Investment bankers
  • Asset managers

This training could be also provided for non-financial institutions, such as supervisory bodies, banking associations, as well as all representatives of government agencies, academic institutions, NGOs and consultancies whose activities are linked to Sustainable Finance.


Train and sensitize teams of FIs, regulators and governments of Suriname on financial mechanisms to finance the SDGs, such as the Sustainable Development Goals and its targets, the finance gap to achieve these goals, existing mechanisms that may be directed towards the SDG, the roles from governments and investors, blended finance, impact investing, among other issues.

  • Discuss specific issues with previously selected groups of FIs, regulators, and governments from Surinam
  • Discuss the Sustainable Development Goals: its development and how it was conceived, what it stands for, what are their main objectives and how much money is it necessary to achieve each one of its goals and targets
  • Debate the role of governments and investors in financing the SDGs and the potential for blended finance operations
  • Present existing mechanisms and/or initiatives that aims at enhancing the investments in SDGs, such as the action areas of the UNDP’s SDG Finance Sector HUB: Integrated National Financing Frameworks; SDG Budgeting; SDG Aligned fiscal and debt instruments; Leveraging international public finance for the SDGs; Unlocking private finance for the SDGs; Aligning business strategies and operation for the SDGs; Impact measurement and SDG finance reporting.


The sessions will be delivered in English. Participants who actively participated in the 3 training sessions and submitted all course assignments, received a certificate of attendance from UNEP FI and its partners at the end of the training.



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