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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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The 5th meeting of the Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) successfully concluded on March 27 2009 in Bonn. During the 5th Meeting, the Board has been able to complete its deliberations on the operational policies and guidelines for parties to access resources from the Adaptation Fund. It will take a final decision on these operational policies and guidelines before calling for funding proposal in the near future.

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The GEF invites you to attend at the next event of the GEF Brown Bag Lunch Series
Presented by Patrick Smith (USAID), Sandra Brown & Nancy Harris (Winrock International)

Moderator: Jaime Cavelier
Sr. Program Manager, Natural Resources, GEFSEC

Monday, April 27
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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4th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention

Geneva, Switzerland - from 4 to 8 May 2009

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Official launch of the GEF Small Grants Programme
in Zambia

 

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

Speaker: Nancy Kete, PhD, Director
EMBARQ - The WRI Center for Sustainable Transport World Resources Institute

Moderator: Osamu Mizuno, Sr. Environmental Specialist, GEF Climate Change and Chemicals
 

Tuesday, May 12
12:00 - 1:30 PM

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

Speaker: Anantha Kumar Duraiappah
Chief, Ecosystem Services Economics
Division of Policy Implementation
United Nations Environment Programme

Moderator: Jaime Cavelier
Sr. Program Manager, Natural Resources, GEFSEC
 

Tuesday, May 18
12:30 - 2:00 PM

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