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AfDB sponsored Off-Grid Energy Access Fund reaches final equity close   
January 18, 2020
Source: Ghanaweb.com - The African Development Bank is the fund’s anchor sponsor with a $30 million contribution, and $8.5 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Welcoming the EU and KfW contributions, Wale Shonibare, the...
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Captain Eero Lehtovaara Appointed ONE SEA Chairman   
January 18, 2020
Source: Maritime Executive - Previously head of ABB Marine & Ports’ Design House, Lehtovaara sits on ABS and Lloyd’s Register technical committees, is Chairman of CIMAC’s working group on azimuthing propulsion standards and is...
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UN Environment and the Global Environment Facility: A natural partnership for our planet   
January 18, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - But one particular partner that stands out is the Global Environment Facility (GEF). In a collaboration that spans more than 25 years, UN Environment and the GEF have developed a strong alliance, building on our synergies to...
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New donor collaboration launches a call for small grants in Prespa   
January 18, 2020
Source: BirdLife International - The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of...
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GEF Council approves ambitious work program for green cities, nature, and climate change   
January 13, 2020
Source: ReliefWeb - Representatives of the Global Environment Facility’s 183 country members, meeting in Washington DC, approved the set of five programs and 48 projects, including four multi-trust fund projects, to be implemented in 87...
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SAICM Details Efforts to Reduce Chemicals of Concern in Textiles, Toys, Building Materials and Electronics   
January 07, 2020
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The policy brief titled, ‘Understanding Chemicals in Products,’ is a contribution from the Global Environment Facility (GEF)-funded project on ‘Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of Concern...
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58th Meeting of the GEF Council   
January 07, 2020
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The 58th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council will take place from 2-4 June 2020. The GEF Council Consultation with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) will take place the day before the Council opens, on 1...
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Reinventing the Food Cold Chain in the Philippines   
January 06, 2020
Source: HvacrNews-Coowor - It is funded by US$2 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), with US$25 million in co-financing (in-kind, grants and loans) contributed by other organizations. UNIDO is the implementing agency, working with the...
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GEF Council Approves Work Program to Promote Impacts in Cities, Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration   
December 27, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - Belgium pledged EUR 15 million to the LDCF for new projects. The 57th meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council adopted a Work Program, comprising 48 projects and five programs, including Impact Programs on...
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Chile/Madrid Climate Change Conference Closes with Limited Ambition   
December 20, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - Issues for which an outcome was reached at COP 25 included the review of the WIM, gender, and some finance-related issues, such as guidance to the Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund. Issues left unresolved...
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