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Innovative integrated programs will focus on cities and commodity supply chains to address drivers of environmental degradation; GEF will catalyze climate finance to protect global commons and increase resilience

NEW YORK, NY – The Global Environment Facility (GEF) will support developing countries with over US$3 billion for financing actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change over the next four years.

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Please find in the link below the media advisory on the The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States

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“With the support of the Facility, we want to increase cooperation in favor of increased global responsibility: caring for and preserving our planet,”  the President confirmed after participating int the 5th GEF Assembly which is taking place this week in Cancun.

The Head of State, claimed that the GEF’s 5th Assembly is an opportunity to “reaffirm the country’s commitment with the world to really make this planet a better space, where humanity can live and  have fun.”

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Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, CCAD and GEF join forces for the conservation of the Mesoamerican Reef, the largest transboundary barrier reef in the world

 

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With a new $230 Million Work Program, the GEF Concludes its 4-year, $3.7 Billion Investment cycle to protect the Global Environment

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STAP released today its report to the Fifth GEF Asssembly and a new publication: Delivering Global Environmental Benefits for Sustainable Development

 

Cancun, Mexico, May 24th, 2014 - The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) released today its report to the GEF 5th Assembly that outlines specific recommendations for the GEF in advancing environmentally sustainable development in GEF-6. The three key messages of this STAP Report to the Assembly are:

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$120 million commitment for food security in Sub-Saharan Africa through an Integrated Approach Pilot initiative taking a systemic approach to environmental threats

 

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Media Advisory

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