Washington DC, October 22, 2015 - Ms. Naoko Ishii was appointed today for a second four-year term as the CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). 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.
Joint World Bank Group/Global Environment Facility Press Release
GEF project gives boost to climate action
Washington DC, October 21, 2015 – The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council approved today a first-of-its-kind multi-million dollar project to help protect over 80 percent of the Amazon and boost efforts to combat climate change.
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2015 – A $90 million grant program was approved by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) yesterday for a global partnership to promote investments in biodiversity conservation, preserve wildlife and encourage sustainable livelihoods in Africa and Asia.
11 countries, 23 pilot cities and an investment of USD 150 million in GEF grants plus USD 1.5 billion in additional financing from other sources: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) today approved a new global program to address the challenge of a rapidly urbanizing world and the subsequent pressure on cities.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 30, 2014 – The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the Contaminated Site Management Project, which is financed by a $15 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). This project will help clean up contaminated sites and improve its management of soil pollution.
Community-based Farming Organizations Showcase the Synergies of Resilient Eco-systems and Sustainable Livelihoods at COP20 Fair
WASHINGTON, November 14, 2014 – Today the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved the Municipal Solid Waste Management Project, financed with a $12 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to the People’s Republic of China.
Apia, Samoa —Samoa is set to adopt a whole-of-government approach to climate change adaptation through a US$12.3 million initiative, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).