GEF CEO Naoko Ishii Opens 44th GEF Council Meeting
Ambitious Council agenda includes discussion of upcoming work program, GEF role in new Minamata Mercury Convention, long-term strategic plans, accreditation of new GEF agencies.
Renewable Energy: World Invests $244 billion in 2012, Geographic Shift to Developing Countries
The sister publications, REN21’s Renewables 2013 Global Status Report and Frankfurt School – UNEP/BNEF’s Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2013 were launched June 12th, 2013.
SGP's work with youth was highlighted at Bonn Climate Change Conference
The GEF Small Grants Programme is featured in "Youth in Action on Climate Change: Inspiration from Around the World", a new publication which was debuted at the Bonn Climate Change Conference.
UNCCD Announces 2013 Winners of Land for Life Award
Top sustainable land management prize totaling USD 100,000 goes to development organizations in India, Mexico and Australia
Today is the World Day to Combat Desertification !
Global Environment Facility CEO and Chairperson Naoko Ishii today underscored the GEF’s mandate to address land degradation, with a particular focus on desertification and deforestation.