Event

CBD COP 10 - Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties

October 18, 2010 to October 29, 2010

 

GEF Secretariat: Side Events

 

  • Monday, 18 October 2010, Time 13:15 - 14:45 
    Event Hall Building 1 First Floor

    GEF 5 BIODIVERSITY AND SFM REDD+ STRATEGY
    The GEF-5 biodiversity strategy reflects the four-year framework of COP program priorities developed at COP-9 and includes refinements to previous GEF investment strategies based on advances in conservation practice and advice from the GEF’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel. The side event includes a presentation on the strategy and a question and answer session with GEF Secretariat about the new strategy and the opportunities it provides for GEF-eligible countries to meet their obligations under the CBD.
     

  • Tuesday, 19 October 2010, Time 13:15 - 14:45
    Room 236 - Bldg 2 - 3rd Floor

    ACCESS AND BENEFIT SHARING (ABS)
    The objective of this side event is to share ongoing experiences from GEF support to ABS implementation at the regional and national level and to review opportunities for GEF support to ABS during GEF-5.
     

  • Wednesday, 20 October 2010, Time 13:15 - 14:45
    Room 212A - Bldg 2, 1st Floor

    THE GEF AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
    The GEF has been working with the local and indigenous communities on many of its projects and programs. The side event will be a forum to have an interactive dialogue with the indigenous peoples on biodiversity issues, including introduction of the GEF’s experience on projects and approaches related to Indigenous Peoples. Projects and initiatives from the GEF portfolio including activities of the GEF/Small Grants Programme and GEF NGO Network will be highlighted.
     

  • Monday, 25 October 2010, Time: 13:15 - 14:45
    Room 231B - Bldg 2 - 3rd Floor

    GEF-5 REPLENISHMENT AND REFORMS
    The event will provide an update on the GEF5 replenishment, during which donors have provided an historical increase. The various reforms that the GEF has proposed and plans to implement during this GEF-5 to further strengthen its effectiveness and efficiency will be discussed. 

  • Tuesday, 26 October 2010, Time: 13:15 - 14:45
    Room 231B - Bldg 2 - 3rd Floor

    GEF SUPPORT TO BIODIVERSITY PROGRAMS IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA
    This side event will highlight experiences acquired through the GEF’s programmatic approach to biodiversity conservation in West and Central Africa. Lessons and best practices will be presented. Delivering impacts in the field will be the guiding thread. Take home messages and recommendations for GEF5 will be discussed. 

 

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