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GEF CEO pledged support to end illegal wildlife trade

GEF CEO Naoko Ishii pledged support to end illegal trade in wildlife during the the second session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA-2) that took place in Nairobi, May 23-27. 

Three ways to include biodiversity protection in your life, besides cutting back on totoaba bladders

The theme of this year’s International Day of Biodiversity is “Mainstreaming biodiversity; Sustaining people and their livelihoods” and if you’re like 99% of people you will then ask – what is mainstreaming biodiversity?

Helping developing countries better track progress on Paris Climate Agreement

The GEF Secretariat held a special event on the newly established Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency that will help developing countries in their efforts to build institutional and technical capacity for enhanced transparency.

It’s all about water – transboundary water

The 8th GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC-8) wrapped up on Sunday after a week of in-depth discussions and expert dialogues on how to speed up and improve the world’s response to growing pressure on fresh and marine water resources.

GEF launches new user guide on indigenous peoples and project financing

The GEF launched a user guide for Indigenous Peoples on GEF project financing on the margins of the 15th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.