GCF Safeguards

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) was established at UNFCCC COP 16 in Cancun, to serve as a financial operating mechanism of the UNFCCC. The GCF has adopted the International Finance Corporation (IFC) performance standards as its safeguards on an interim basis. IFC have eight (8) Operational Standards. Beyond the IFC performance standards the GCF wants to see that institutions consider gender impacts in their activities.