Second GEF Assembly and Associated Meetings

October 16, 2002 to October 18, 2002

2nd Assembly Documents  |  IISD Report

The Second Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) was held from 16 - 18 October, 2002 in Beijing, China.

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 (CSOs) and community leaders discussed global environmental challenges within the context of sustainable development and other international development goals.