Washington D.C, May 22, 2013 - In observance of the International Day of Biodiversity, Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility, urged a renewed, energized effort to address growing threats to biological diversity worldwide.
Global Environment Facility Premieres Documentary Film Mission: Planet De-Tox at Geneva Chemicals Conference
Mission: Planet De-Tox at Chemicals Conference
Film provides on-the-ground look at GEF-funded projects to clean up toxic chemicals and waste
GEF CEO Joins in Launch of India Cleantech Program
GEF-UNIDO program encourages public-private cooperation for sustainable growth through innovative energy technology
WASHINGTON, DC, April 22, 2013 – On Earth Day 2013, the global environment is under severe stress in several key areas including climate change and biodiversity loss, and transformational change is needed to reverse the negative trends, the head of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) said today.
Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson of the GEF, said its strong 22-year track record of financial support for projects to benefit the global environment puts the GEF in a unique position to promote transformational change in addressing global environmental challenges.
ISTANBUL, Turkey, April 9, 2013 - In the 10th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests, Global Environment Facility (GEF) CEO and Chairperson Naoko Ishii announced that financial support from the GEF for forest management programs has reached the half a billion US Dollar mark in the GEF-5 cycle.
GEF Given Funding Role in New Mercury Convention
International negotiators select Global Environment Facility as funding mechanism for treaty to reduce mercury pollution
GENEVA, Switzerland, January 19, 2013 – International negotiators have selected the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to fund implementation of a new international treaty to reduce deadly mercury pollution.