Event

GEF ECW Grenada

May 16, 2017 to May 19, 2017

The GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) for the Caribbean Constituency will take place from 16 to 19 May, 2017 in Grernada.

Attendance:

The GEF will sponsor the participation of 7 persons per country, including two GEF focal points (Political and Operational), four focal points for the following Conventions: UNCBD, UNCCD, UNFCCC, and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, as well as a representative from civil society organizations (CSO). CSO representatives will be selected directly by the GEF Secretariat through a process to be explained in a separate communication, sent directly to CSOs. The GEF financial support includes transportation, hotel accommodation and a modest per diem.

Expected timetable:

  • Tuesday May 16th Morning: Half-day CSO meeting for civil society participants. 
  • Tuesday May 16th Afternoon: Half-day SGP meeting for GEF OFPs, PFPs and CSOs
  • Wednesday May 17th and Thursday May 18th: The workshop’s topics include interactive exercises and discussions regarding GEF7 replenishment negotiations, Synergies among Conventions, M&E, cross-cutting capacity development, geospatial mapping, gender and the GEF Public Involvement Policy.
  • Thursday May 18th Afternoon: Half-day training course called “The Art of Knowledge”.  This hands on activity will show best practices and key ideas and methods behind successful Knowledge Management and exchange using GEF Project examples.
  • Friday May 19th: GEF Knowledge Day using a project site visit as a basis for learning, including highlighting the themes of the previous days.  

The ECW is a unique opportunity to learn about the new features, policies and procedures of the GEF.