Press Release

“With the support of the Facility, we want to increase cooperation in favor of increased global responsibility: caring for and preserving our planet,”  the President confirmed after participating int the 5th GEF Assembly which is taking place this week in Cancun.

The Head of State, claimed that the GEF’s 5th Assembly is an opportunity to “reaffirm the country’s commitment with the world to really make this planet a better space, where humanity can live and  have fun.”

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Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, CCAD and GEF join forces for the conservation of the Mesoamerican Reef, the largest transboundary barrier reef in the world

 

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With a new $230 Million Work Program, the GEF Concludes its 4-year, $3.7 Billion Investment cycle to protect the Global Environment

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STAP released today its report to the Fifth GEF Asssembly and a new publication: Delivering Global Environmental Benefits for Sustainable Development

 

Cancun, Mexico, May 24th, 2014 - The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) released today its report to the GEF 5th Assembly that outlines specific recommendations for the GEF in advancing environmentally sustainable development in GEF-6. The three key messages of this STAP Report to the Assembly are:

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$120 million commitment for food security in Sub-Saharan Africa through an Integrated Approach Pilot initiative taking a systemic approach to environmental threats

 

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Media Advisory

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Record Funding for the Global Environment 

 US$ 4.43 billion pledged for the Global Environment Facility


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Global Forest Watch
Dynamic New Platform to Protect Forests Worldwide

 

More than 40 partners launch near-real time forest monitoring system

 

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GEF Strengthens Financial Support for Efforts to Stop Illegal Wildlife Trade 

CEO Naoko Ishii discusses GEF’s four-year program at London Conference


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GEF CEO Naoko Ishii addresses 2014 Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

Emphasizes the importance of integrated approaches to tackle global energy, water and food security challenges.

 

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