Stepping stones to a greener world

GEF CEO Naoko Ishii reflects on the recent climate change COP in Lima and the role of India towards a pragmatic pact on emission reduction.

GEF and World Bank to Support Conservation of Colombian Amazon and Opportunities for Its Inhabitants

A US$10.4 million grant made by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the World Bank, was approved by the World Bank’s board. This grant benefits the Caqueta and Guaviare departments of Colombia’s Amazon region.

Cities for the Future: Innovation and Sustainability

The GEF commits US$100 million for an innovative integrated program on Sustainable Cities. The program will provide a safe and supported space for cities to experiment, reflect, share, and establish a sensible and rigorous framework of analysis.

Public and Private Green Financial Innovations

The third GEF side event brought together public and private sector leaders to discuss how to scale up innovative financial mechanisms for low-carbon investments.

High Level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance

GEF CEO, Naoko Ishii, addressed the delegates gathered for the ministerial dialogue on Climate Finance