|Requesting & Organizing
Who should the request be addressed to?
To apply to host a GEF National Dialogue, GEF Operational Focal Points are invited to send a request to the Chairperson and CEO of the Global Environment Facility:
Ms. Monique Barbut
Chairperson and CEO
Global Environment Facility
1818 H Street, NW, MSN G 6-602
Washington, DC 20433
Fax: (+1-202) 522-3240/3245
What to include in the request letter?
In the request letter please briefly indicate:
(a) the key objectives your National Dialogue would be designed to support; and if relevant
(b) any possible linkages that may be established with other planned environmental consultations and events in your country.
How are requests assessed and countries selected?
Dialogue requests are evaluated by the GEF National Dialogue Initiative's Inter-Agency Steering Committee using criteria that may include:
- Engagement of country in environment and development policy and planning event or process involving GEF partners or other agencies
- Significance of country concerns in project priority-setting processes in one or more focal areas and/or in GEF coordination issues
- Submission of biodiversity national reports, climate change national communications, national action plans under the UNCCD, POPs national implementation plans
- Cost effectiveness
- Regional balance