Fifth GEF Assembly and Associated Meetings

Event Date: 
Sunday, May 25, 2014 - Friday, May 30, 2014
Cancun, Moon Palace


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The Fifth GEF Assembly and Associated Meetings will be hosted by the Government of Mexico in Cancun the week of May 25, 2014.

The Assembly is the only governing body of the GEF in which representatives of all 183 member countries meet every three to four years, and is responsible for reviewing and evaluating the GEF’s general policies, the operation of the GEF, and its membership.  The Assembly is also responsible for considering and approving proposed amendments to the Instrument.  

The Assembly will combine plenary and high-level panels, exhibits, side events and GEF project site visits. 

Prominent environmentalists, parliamentarians, business leaders, scientists, and NGO leaders will discuss global environmental challenges within the context of sustainable development and other international development goals. 

The GEF is extremely pleased to be hosting the Assembly in Mexico.  This will not only enable the GEF to showcase the progress of global environmental activities in the region, but also provide an opportunity for delegates to visit some of the successful GEF projects in Mexico.

More detailed information on the GEF Assembly will posted in this space over the course of the coming months.