Coordination Hub

The Coordination Hub’s core mandate is to coordinate Global Shield implementation and overarching technical work to help deliver more and better financial protection in vulnerable countries.

Services under the Coordination Hub

The main functions of the Coordination Hub are:

Contribute to the operationalization and implementation of the Global Shield

Facilitate coordination at global level and support in-country coordination


Inform and enhance Global Shield programming by drafting common principles, standards, and metrics, and to provide a forum for inclusive consultations

Facilitate knowledge and evidence sharing

Coordination Hub Members

The Coordination Hub is composed of the main implementing and technical players in the field of Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (CDRFI):

3 Financial Vehicles

  • Global Shield Solutions Platform
  • Global Shield Financing Facility
  • CVF & V20 Joint Multi-Donor Fund

4 UN Institutions in the context of CDRFI

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
  • World Food Programme (WFP)
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

3 Private Sector Representatives

  • Insurance Development Forum (IDF)
  • 2 Representatives of global south organizations (tbc)

3 Regional Multilateral Development Banks

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

4 Regional Risk Pools

  • African Risk Capacity (ARC)
  • Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF)
  • Pacific Catastrophe Risk Insurance Company (PCRIC)
  • Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility (SEADRIF)

2 Bilateral Agencies

  • Agence Francaise de Développement (AFD)
  • Shared seat by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and KfW Development Bank

2 Relevant Academia or Think Thanks

  • Insitute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC)
  • Centre for Disaster Protection (CDP)

2 Representatives from Civil Society Organisations

  • 1 Representative from the Global North (tbc)
  • 1 Representative from the Global South (tbc)

Other implementing and technical players in the field of CDRFI are encouraged to send a membership request to the Global Shield Secretariat.

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