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"Time for Transformational Change in Global Environment Policy - Role of the GEF

GEF CEO and Chairperson Naoko Ishii spoke Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Her talk focused on the need for transformational change to address global environmental stresses that are exceeding sustainable planetary boundaries.

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“Time for Transformational Change
In Global Environment Policy- Role
of the GEF” 

  Dr. Naoko Ishii,

  CEO, Global Environment Facility (GEF)

WHEN:   12:30 – 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 27, 2013

WHERE:  The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C., 20036

Dr. Naoko Ishii, was recently elected the CEO of the Global Environment Facility - the world's largest public financing institution tackling environment issues. She will present her vision of the role of the GEF can play in tackling climate change and other global environment threats.

Dr. David J. Jhirad, Professor and Director, ERE Program will introduce the speaker and moderate the discussion.