ECW Guatemala

April 26, 2016 to April 29, 2016


The 2016 GEF ECW for the Mesoamerica Constituency + Venezuela will take place in Guatemala City, Guatemala from 26 to 29 April 2016.


     The ECWs bring together GEF focal points, national focal points from the main international environmental conventions (biodiversity, desertification, climate change, and persistent organic pollutants), representatives from the civil society, GEF Agencies, and the GEF Secretariat. These workshops are an opportunity for participants to meet with their counterparts from other regional countries and other GEF partners, to discuss and review policies and procedures, and to share lessons and experiences from development and implementation of GEF projects and their integration within national policy frameworks. 






Previous ECWs in the Caribbean:

ECW Managua, Nicaragua - March 2015 

ECW Tela, Honduras - February 2013

ECW San Jose, Costa Rica - March 2012

ECW Panama City, Panama - May 2011 


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