The Opportunity of Paris: Accelerating Transformation for Climate Action

“We are at a defining moment for the future of our planet and its peoples. Urgent action is needed to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, invest in adaptation and build resilience to the impacts of a rapidly warming world." - Naoko Ishii, GEF CEO

The G20 and Sustainable Development

The three main themes of this year’s G20 Summit are inclusiveness, investment and implementation. Other topics include sustainable development.

Boosting Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Agenda through Landscape Resilience

An integrated project to promote Bhutan's land sustainability, conserve biodiversity, and implement the SDGs and Gross National Happiness agenda.

GEF Council reappoints Naoko Ishii as CEO, Sends Strong Signal of Support for Action on Climate Change

The Council gave the green light to a new work program that puts a strong emphasis on tackling climate change.

Naoko Ishii reappointed CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility

The decision to reappoint Ms. Ishii, a Japanese national, was taken by the GEF's 32-member Council, representing all of the GEFs 183 member countries.