Egypt GEF National Dialogue

December 14, 2008 to December 15, 2008


The Egypt National Dialogue brought together over one hundred and fifty national GEF stakeholders for two days of intensive consultations and discussions about the country's GEF priorities and portfolio.  Participants represented the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, various universities and research institutes, NGOs, the private sector, donors, as well as resource persons from the GEF Secretariat and Agencies.

The Dialogue Agenda was designed to meet the following objectives:

  • Share lessons learned from Egypt's GEF portfolio.
  • Promote synergies and develop project ideas based on Egypt's GEF priorities.
  • Support the development of a coordinated framework for energy efficiency.
  • Develop partnerships to better manage GEF project cofinancing.

Please see the Dialogue report for a summary of major themes discussed and concerns raised.  A list of participants is also available.