GEF Assembly discusses how the GEF can accelerate systems change
Sixth GEF Assembly opens with strong support for transformation agenda
Final council meeting in GEF-6 investment cycle approves projects focused on Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States
The Sixth GEF Assembly and Associated Meetings took place at the Furama International Conference Center in Da Nang, Viet Nam, from June 23-29, 2018.
The GEF Assembly is the governing body of the GEF and is composed of all 183 member countries. It meets every four years at the ministerial level to: review general policies; review and evaluate the GEF’s operation based on reports submitted to Council; review the membership of the Facility; and consider, for approval by consensus, amendments to the Instrument for the Establishment of the Restructured Global Environment Facility on the basis of recommendations by the Council. Read More
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Furama Resort, Da Nang – Ariyana Conference Center Address: 105 Võ Nguyên Giáp, Khuê Mỹ, Ngũ Hành Sơn, Đà Nẵng
Viet Nam has been a participant country since 1994. Since then the GEF has been involved in 103 projects providing $ 480.55 million dollars in GEF grants and up to $ 4.87 billion dollars in additional co-financing. Among the 103 projects, 56 are national and 47 regional and/or global. Viet Nam is a member of a constituency comprised of Cambodia, Korea DPR, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.
Wednesday, June 27 | 14:30 - 17:30
Thursday, June 28 | 9:00 - 12:30
Over the next four years, the GEF will focus its operations to help tackle the underlying drivers of environmental degradation and catalyze systems change.
To enable the GEF partnership to deliver on these strategic goals, the GEF has been modernizing its systems, updating its policies, streamlining approaches to monitor progress and measure impact, enhancing knowledge sharing and learning activities.
In a series of side events at the Sixth GEF Assembly, the Secretariat will present some of the GEF’s new features that will help deliver the GEF-7 programming strategy, enhance transparency and openness, and achieve greater results. The events will also help the audience understand how to successfully implement some of the new GEF-7 policies and methodologies.