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New Strategic Plan and Governance Structure for GEF-CSO Network

The Network Coordination Committee adopted a new Strategic Plan on 2 June 2015.This Strategic Plan lays out the vision and targets for the GEF CSO network in the GEF 6 and GEF 7 periods (between 2015-2022). Read more. The Network Coordination Committee also approved a new governance structure which includes electing a Chair of the Network and a separate Secretariat. Click here for more details.

GEF 49th Council Meeting and CSO Consultation Meeting

The 49th GEF Council meeting and GEF Consultations with Civil Society which will take place in Washington DC on  October 19-22, 2015. The Consultations will be held on Monday, October 19 and there will be a civil society preparatory meeting on the preceding Sunday (October 18). Interested CSOs are invited to apply on-line at :  https://www.thegef.org/gef/GEF-49th-Council-CSO-Registration.

Registration for sponsored CSOs is closed; however, for self-financed participants, registration is open until 9 Oct.

Election for Network Regional Focal Point

Recently the Network concluded the election for the GEF-CSO Network RFP for South Asia. We are pleased to welcome Society of Environment & Development (SED) of India as the new RFP. Click here for the details.



Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW)

Global Environment Facility (GEF) will be organizing Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) in dfferent regions in 2015. The ECWs aims at strengthening participants' knowledge of GEF-6 strategies, programs, policies, and procedures. There will be a 1-day regional CSO meeting prior to the ECW. Interested CSOs are encouraged to register for the workshop. The upcoming ECWs are for the following regions :

  • The Eastern Europe & Central Asia region taking place on Sept 22-25, 2015 in Minsk, Belarus. 
  • The North Africa and West Asia region, taking place on Sept 8-10, 2015 in Amman, Jordan. 

    The Asia Pacific region taking place on Oct 6-8, 2015 in Cook Island.

Registration is now open. Click here for more details.


 “Formerly known as GEF-NGO Network”

Why the Change:
To reflect the current role of the Network as a network of civil society organisations which acts as a bridge between civil society and the GEF, to align the Network with GEF current practice and make the Network more inclusive.




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19 Dec, 2014Stepping stones to a greener future

10 Dec, 2014Cities for the Future: Innovation and Stability

09 Dec, 2014The Future of Sustainable Commodities

09 Dec, 2014What do we know about adaptation?
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30 Nov, 2015 ~ 11 Dec, 2015
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