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The Pakistan GEF National Dialogue convened approximately 80 national GEF stakeholders for two days of intensive consultations and discussions about the country's GEF priorities and portfolio.

Participants represented the Federal and Provincial Governments, including the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Agriculture, representatives of GEF projects, various universities and research institutes, NGOs, the private sector, international organizations, as well as resource persons from the GEF Secretariat and Agencies.

 

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Celebrating the International Year of Biodiversity with Success Stories from the Field

 

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The Global Environment Facility invites you to the Brown Bag Lunch presented by Dr. Julia Reinaud from the Industrial Energy Efficiency Best Practice Network ClimateWorks Foundation
 

Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Time: 12:30-1:30 PM
Venue: 1776 G Street, NW, Washington D.C, 20433, 6th floor
Conference Room G6-151

 

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The GEF Natural Resources Team Intes you to the 18th GEF Brown Bag Lunch presented by Willem Wijnstekers, Secretary-General of CITES.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 
12:30-1:30 PM

GEF Secretariat Main Conference Room (6-151)
1776 G Street NW, Washington DC
Food and Drinks will be served

 

 

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NEW YORK, February 26, 2009 - The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), together with the World Bank and GEF, announced today a commitment of $2.8 million toward tiger conservation across its range. WCS will lead a new project, Tiger Futures, in partnership with other conservation organizations with long-term field experience in tiger conservation throughout countries spanning the big cat's geographical range in Asia.  

 

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The Benazir Housing Project in Pakistan was invited to present at the Climate Change and Environment Panel of the Global South-South Development Expo-GSSD 2009 held on this week at the Preston Auditorium of the World Bank.The motto of the Global South-South Development Expo is Solutions, Solutions, Solutions.

The Panel called "Responses of the South in Time of Crisis: Innovative Solutions in Climate Change and Environment" was moderated by Mr. Keith Kline, a Senior Research & Development Scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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A Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched today at the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, to tackle the threats of marine bio-invasions caused by the transfer of alien plants and animals in ships’ ballast tanks. Ballast water is carried in cargo ships to provide needed stability. It is taken onboard at the start of every trip an unladen ship makes and then pumped out on arrival.

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The GEF invites you to attend at the 19th GEF Brown Bag Lunch
presented by

Miguel Gomez, Director of the Regional Unit of Technical Assistance, RUTA

Thursday, March 5, 2009 
12:30-1:30 PM
GEF Secretariat Main Conference Room (6-151)
1776 G Street NW, Washington DC

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