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 50th GEF Council Meeting

The 50th GEF Council Meeting took place from June 7-9, 2016 in Washington DC. A Council-CSO Consultation was held on the June 6, 2016. Click here to view the report. 


Election for Regional Focal Points 

The Network is/will be conducting election for Regional Focal Points for 4 regions : South America, Central Africa, West Asia and The Pacific. Click here for more details.

New Strategic Plan for GEF-CSO Network

The Network Coordination Committee adopted a new Strategic Plan on 2 June 2015.This Strategic Plan lays out the vision and targets for the GEF CSO network in the GEF 6 and GEF 7 periods (between 2015-2022). Read more.

New Chair and Vice Chair of GEF-CSO Network

The Network recently concluded the election for the new Chair and Vice Chair of the Network. We are pleased to announce that Mr. Essam Nada of The Arab Network for Environment and Development (RAED), Egypt/Regional Focal Point for North Africa region is the newly elected Chair while Mr. Victor Kawanga of Human Settlement of Zambia/ Regional Focal Point for Southern  Africa region is the Vice Chair of the Network. Click here for more details. To see the Chair's message, click here.

Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW)

Global Environment Facility (GEF) is organizing Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) in dfferent regions in 2016. The ECWs aims at strengthening participants' knowledge of GEF-6 strategies, programs, policies, and procedures. A regional CSO meeting will be held prior to the ECW.

Upcoming ECW

ECW Madagascar
Date : July 26 - 29, 2016
Venue : Madagascar
Participating countries : Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda  

For registration and details, please click here

ECW Central Africa
Date : Sept 6 - 9, 2016
Venue : Cameroon
Participating countries : Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe  

For registration and details, please click here

ECW Mena
Date : Sept 20 - 23, 2016
Venue : TBC
Participating countries : Afghanisatan, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Yemen, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Iran, Turkey  

For registration and details, please click here

ECW Pacific Islands
Date : Oct 4 - 7, 2016
Venue : Fiji
Participating countries : Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa, diribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Sealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu  

For registration and details, please click here







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Announcements - more...
13 Jul, 2016IUCN and the Global Environment Facility – celebrating a 25-year partnership

12 Jul, 2016The GEF and the global community: working together to rid the world of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)

08 Jul, 2016Partners voice their support for GEF @ 25

29 Jun, 2016UNIDO and the GEF: promoting inclusive and sustainable industrial development

17 Jun, 2016Protect Earth. Restore land. Engage people.
Events - more...
01 Sep, 2016 ~ 10 Sep, 2016
IUCN World Conservation Congress Hawai?i 2016

13 Sep, 2016 ~ 26 Sep, 2016
71st Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 71)

25 Oct, 2016 ~ 27 Oct, 2016
51st GEF Council Meeting

07 Nov, 2016 ~ 18 Nov, 2016
Marrakesh Climate Change Conference - November 2016

07 Nov, 2016 ~ 18 Nov, 2016
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