A world free of persistent organic pollutants
The sound management of chemicals and waste affects many aspects of development and supports the implementation of many SDGs. The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), and GEF, aim to eliminate or reduce the release of POPs into the environment.
China and GEF: working hand in hand for sustainable development
The GEF CEO wrapped up a five-day visit to China today that culminated with the 5th GEF China Project Management Meeting in Beijing.
Partners voice their support for GEF @ 25
Over the past few weeks, the GEF has received expressions of support for its work so far, and of confidence in its future, from all corners of the GEF family. And, more are on their way.
How a community-based organization in Afghanistan is transforming lives while caring for the environment
On the occasion of GEF’s 25th anniversary, Farkhunda Sidiqqi, an environmental activist from Afghanistan, told the story of her community-based organization’s success in conserving the environment while creating jobs and supporting livelihoods.
GEF supports #Film4Climate Youth Video Competition
The Film4Climate Global Video Competition opened this week as the centerpiece of the Connect4Climate initiative to promote sustainability in the creative industries through active engagement with young people in finding solutions to climate change.