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The GEF invites you to attend at the next event of the GEF Brown Bag Lunch Series
Presented by Katherine Hamilton, President of GridWise Alliance and
Moderated by Osamu Mizuno, GEF Environmental Specialist
 

Thursday, March 12
12:30 - 2:00 PM

GEF Secretariat Main Conference Room (G6-151)
1776 G Street NW, Washington DC
Food and Drinks will be served
 

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On February 2009, the GEF NGO Network has elected the Global Environment Centre NGO as Interim Central Focal Point to coordinate Network activities before the new statute will be adopted.
 

The outgoing Central Focal Point is ZERO Regional a NGO from Zimbabwe (that is also the Southern Africa Regional Focal Point) and is chaired by Ms.Dorothy C.Manuel. Zero Regional has served as CFP for over four years and has significantly contributed to the progress of Network.

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Construction works on renaturalisation of Morochno raised bog degraded hydrological regime were completed at the beginning of March 2009 in the framework of the UNDP/GEF Project “Renaturalisation and Sustainable Management of Peatlands in Belarus to Combat Land Degradation, Ensure Conservation of Globally Valuable Biodiversity and Mitigate Climate Change”. Peat factory “Glinka” participated as a contractor.

 

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The GEF invites you to attend at the next event of the GEF Brown Bag Lunch Series
Presented by

Dr. Joe Romm, Dr. Jake Caldwell, and Dr. Andrew Light from The Center for American Progress
and Moderated by Osamu Mizuno, GEF Environmental Specialist
 

Tuesday, March 17
12:30 - 2:00 PM

GEF Secretariat Main Conference Room (G6-151)
1776 G Street NW, Washington DC
Food and Drinks will be served

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20 JANUARY2010 | Washington, DC - In concert with sister agencies, the Global Environment Facility has approved an emergency project to help restore power lost from the Port au Prince earthquake and assist relief workers as they look to supply critical medical needs to survivors.

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WORLD WATER DAY, March 22, 2009

 Monique Barbut

Every three years in March, some 20,000 people gather at the World Water Forum hoping that talk will turn to results. This year is no exception except for the fact that perhaps there never has been a more urgent time to commit ourselves to action.
 

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By Monique Barbut, Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility 

 

WASHINGTON DC, April 2, 2009 - The Full article can be read on http://climate-l.org/

 

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The Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) has launched a speedy, open to all, logo competition for the Adaptation Fund (AF). The aim is to proceed giving this innovative and uttermost required Fund own outlook, evolve its identity and increase public consciousness about its existence and on-going operationalization.

The AF was established by the Kyoto Protocol Parties to assist developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change to meet the costs of adaptation in form of concrete adaptation projects and programmes.

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