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How GEF civil society is fulfilling its role

Juha Uitto

An appraisal of the Civil Society Organisations (CSO) Network under the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has thrown up a wide range of recommendations aimed at ensuring that the campaigners engage better with the financial organisation. The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of GEF, in an assessment aimed at unravelling how the GEF CSO Network has fulfilled its role, recommends that a ...

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GEF earmarks fresh $40m to combat wildlife crime in Africa, Asia

elephant-poaching

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council on Thursday in Washington DC approved an additional $40 million for the Global Wildlife Programme (GWP), expanding its support in the fight against illegal trafficking to 19 countries in Africa and Asia. The GWP is a global partnership established to address the growing poaching crisis and an international call to action. The value of illegal trade has ...

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Paris Agreement: GEF endorses fresh financial initiative

Naoko Ishii

To help developing countries monitor and report progress in a transparent manner under the Paris Climate Agreement, a new financial initiative and an associated trust fund was approved on Tuesday in Washington, DC by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council. Set up in response to a Paris Agreement decision, the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) trust fund will help countries in their efforts ...

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Naoko Ishii reappointed head of Global Environment Facility

Naoko Ishii, CEO of GEF

Ms. Naoko Ishii was on Thursday in Washington DC appointed for a second four-year term as the CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The decision to reappoint Ms. Ishii, a Japanese national, was taken by the GEF’s 32-member Council, representing all of the GEFs 183 member countries. “This decision followed careful consultations among all GEF constituencies,” said Madam ...

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