Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the UN Economic Commission for Europe Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

SUMMARY OF THE SIXTH MEETING OF THE PARTIES TO THE CONVENTION ON THE PROTECTION AND USE OF TRANSBOUNDARY WATERCOURSES AND INTERNATIONAL LAKES WATER CONVENTION) 28-30 NOVEMBER 2012 The sixth Meeting of the Parties (MOP6) of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) …

Summary of the 42nd Meeting of the Global Environment Facility Council

5-7 june 2012 The 42nd Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council convened in Washington, DC, US, from 5-7 June 2012, at World Bank headquarters. Over 200 representatives of governments, international organizations and civil society organizations (CSOs) attended the three-day meeting, which also included the Council meeting for the Least Developed Countries …

Colombia promotes geothermal energy with IDB support

July 7, 2011 – News Releases Colombia promotes geothermal energy with IDB support A $2.7 million GEF grant to help spur investment in non-conventional renewable energy source Colombia will promote investment in non-conventional renewable energy sources and lay the groundwork for its first geothermal project with a $2.7 million grant …

GEF STAP Workshop Addresses Marine Debris Problems

A newsletter from IISD Reporting Services GEF STAP Workshop Addresses Marine Debris Problems 1_April_2011: The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) convened a workshop titled “Seeking Global and Regional Solutions to Marine Debris Problem” on 23 March 2011, in Honolulu, Hawaii, US, at the …