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GEF ECW Senegal

October 25, 2017 to October 27, 2017

The GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW)  took place from the 25th to the 27th of October, 2017.


The GEF sponsored the participation of 7 persons per country, including two GEF focal points (Political and Operational), four focal points for the following Conventions: UNCBD, UNCCD, UNFCCC, and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, as well as a representative from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). The Participation list is attached at the bottom of the page.


  • Wednesday October 25th Morning: half day CSO meeting for civil society participants.
  • Wednesday October 25th Afternoon: half day SGP meeting for GEF OFPs, PFPs and CSOs
  • Thursday October 26th and Friday October 27th: The workshop’s topics included interactive exercises and discussions regarding the GEF-7 replenishment process, the GEF Independant Evaluation Offices OPS6, Facilitating synergies in implementing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) towards sustainable development, Cross-Cutting Capacity Development, Stakeholder engagement & Gender mainstreaming, and Green Finance.
  • Friday October 27th Morning: Half-day training course called “The Art of Knowledge Exchange”.  This hands on activity showed best practices, key ideas and methods behind successful Knowledge Management and exchange using GEF Project examples.

Previous ECWs:

ECW Dakar, Senegal - May 2016

ECW Sal, Cape Verde - April 2015

ECW Dakar, Senegal - March 2013

ECW Ouagadougou, Burfina Faso - April 2012

ECW Dakar, Senegal - July 2011 

Meeting Rooms:

Day Time Meeting/Event Room
Wednesday October 25 09:00 - 13:00 CSO Meeting N2 - Baobab Hall
Wednesday October 25 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Jardins de l'Ocean (Restaurant by the pool)
Wednesday October 25 14:00 - 17:00 SGP Meeting C1 - Palais des Congres
Thursday October 26 08:30 - 17:30 ECW  C1 - Palais des Congres
Thursday October 26 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Jardins de l'Ocean (Restaurant by the pool)
Friday October 27 08:30 - 17:30 ECW C1 - Palais des Congres
Friday October 27 13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Jardins de l'Ocean (Restaurant by the pool)