UNCDF Launches Capital Pathways Platform to Bridge the Finance Gap for Frontier Markets of Today & Tomorrow
The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) announced the Capital Pathways platform yesterday on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. This platform is intended to scale pathways to capital in support of sustainable finance, specifically for the world’s frontier markets of today and the growth markets of tomorrow.
The three-pronged Capital Pathways platform—consisting of “Interact, Innovate, Invest”—was launched at UNCDF’s First Annual Investment Forum, which was co-hosted with The Rockefeller Foundation. Capital Pathways was announced before an audience of three heads of state—H.E. Lazarus Chakwera, President of the Republic of Malawi, H.E. Évariste Ndayishimiye, President of the Republic of Burundi, and H.E. Dr. Moeketsi Majoro, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho—as well as H.E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Several ministers from frontier economies were also present at the investment forum.