Pio Wennubst, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), explained that packages of blended finance have not performed well enough so far to be scaled up as they are not well-assembled and the risk-management tools are not well integrated, being predominant only at the projects’ local levels. Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, launched the Joint SDG Fund, which is a new pooled funding mechanism that aims to support Member States in their efforts to accelerate progress towards the SDGs.