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International Tiger Day

On the occasion of International Tiger Day, July 29th, the Global Environment Facility would like to highlight its work in combating illegal wildlife trade, and the importance of this effort in conserving tiger populations worldwide.

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.