Check our new websites: and we'd love your feedback

IEO Events: COP 17 Invitation

Invitation to Side Events

COP 17 - Durban, South Africa


The Global Environment Facility Evaluation Office, in cooperation with the GEF Secretariat and the World Bank Independent Evaluation Group, would like to invite you to participate at two exciting side events at COP 17 in Durban, South Africa.

Adaptation in Practice: Evaluating Innovative Approaches

This event will present lessons learned from first generation adaptation interventions in the GEF (SCCF, LDCF, SPA), incl. ongoing work on RBM, indicators and M&E frameworks (Adaptation Fund). It will also showcase the Climate-Eval interface: a fast-growing global community of adaptation evaluators.
Date: Monday December 5th, 2011
Time: 13:15
Location: Room Hex River *

(Image Credits: Creeper over the Globe by Digitalart from Free Digital Photos)

 Financing Energy Efficiency: Evaluative Evidence of Overlooked Opportunities

This event presents evaluative findings from evaluation units of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and the GEF on reducing GHG emissions through support to energy efficiency. Policy implications of evaluative lessons will be discussed with Thomas C. Heller of the Policy Climate Initiative.
Date: Tuesday December 6th, 2011
Time: 13:15
Location: Room Indwe River *


(Image Credits: I love world by Digitalart from Free Digital Photos)


For more information on each event and our speakers, please use the links above

* Rooms are subject to change by the UNFCCC, please check the side event schedule at COP 17 before attending the event

For more information about the side events please contact Sara Trab Nielsen ( or Andrew Zubiri (


Official Site for the COP17 | CMP7 in Durban, South Africa