for GEF Focal Points in
Bridgetown, Barbados, 16-18 June 2009
The Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in the Caribbean was held in Bridgetown, Barbados on 16-17 June 2009 immediately followed by the GEF Caribbean Constituency meeting on 18 June 2009. The Workshop was attended by 26 Focal Points representing 12 countries in the Caribbean. Representatives of the GEF Secretariat, GEF Agencies, and the CSP also participated in the Workshop, along with some observers and members of the GEF-NGO Network.
Session 1: Introduction and Overview
Session 2: Update on Funding under the RAF, Adaptation Funds, and Cofinancing Strategies
Session 3: Mainstreaming global environment issues into national and regional development plans and policies
- Leveraging National Communications to integrate climate policy into development plans in the Caribbean (English / Spanish)
- Presentation by Jamaica
- Presentation by Cuba (English / Spanish)
Session 5: Country contributions to Overall Programme Study of GEF 4
Session 7: What constitutes a successful project?
Side Event presentation by Dr. Leo Brewster (Barbados): Coastal Infrastructure Programme - Addressing the Challenge of Coastal Erosion