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Expanded Constituency Workshop - Antalya, Turkey

Antalya, turkey - 11 December 2012.  The Expanded Constituency Workshop for North Africa, Middle East, West Asia and Turkey began today in Antalya, Turkey. Some one hundred plus delegates representing 14 countries, as well as a number of GEF agencies and CSO groups active in the region are attending.

The delegates have arrived from throughout the region –  Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Syria, and Yemen.

The meeting, held annually, is intended to provide updates on GEF developments and help familiarize the participants with the procedures and resources available to assist them in developing and supporting initiatives for GEF funding. Part of the meeting is also dedicated to engaging the countries in the Overall Performance of GEF-5 (OPS5) exercise led by the GEF Evaluation Office.