GEF ECW Senegal

October 25, 2017 to October 27, 2017

The GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW)  is scheduled to take place from 25 to 27 October, 2017.


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 (CSOs).

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:

  • Wednesday October 25th Morning: half day CSO meeting for civil society participants. A separate and different invitation will be sent out to CSOs and there is a separate registration site for CSOs.
  • Wednesday October 25th Afternoon: half day SGP meeting for GEF OFPs, PFPs and CSOs
  • Thursday October 26th and Friday October 27th: The workshop’s topics include interactive exercises and discussions regarding the GEF-7 replenishment process, the GEF Independant Evaluation Offices OPS6, Facilitating synergies in implementing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) towards sustainable development, Cross-Cutting Capacity Development, Stakeholder engagement & Gender mainstreaming, and Green Finance.
  • Friday October 27th Morning: Half-day training course called “The Art of Knowledge Exchange”.  This hands on activity will show best practices, key ideas and methods behind successful Knowledge Management and exchange using GEF Project examples.

Previous ECWs:

ECW Dakar, Senegal - May 2016

ECW Sal, Cape Verde - April 2015

ECW Dakar, Senegal - March 2013

ECW Ouagadougou, Burfina Faso - April 2012

ECW Dakar, Senegal - July 2011