Vigyan Bhawan Center, New Delhi

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The First Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) was held from 1 - 3 April 1998 at the Vigyan Bhawan Center in New Delhi, India.

The Assembly, held once every four years, is a strategic opportunity for GEF stakeholders to meet, take stock, and collectively strengthen strategies and actions for protecting the global environment and achieving sustainable development.

The Assembly combined plenary meetings and high-level panels, exhibits, side events and GEF project site visits.

Prominent environmentalists, parliamentarians, business leaders, scientists, and civil society organizations (CSO’s) and community leaders discussed global environmental challenges within the context of sustainable development and other international development goals.