Third GEF Assembly and Associated Meetings

August 29, 2006 to August 30, 2006

3rd Assembly Documents  |  IISD Report

The Third  Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) was held from 28 - 30 August, 2006 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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.