Global Environment Facility Country Support Program


Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in Asia

Hanoi, Vietnam, 10-12 March 2010


The Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in Asia was held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 10 to 11 March 2010, with a GEF project site field visit organized on 12 March. The Workshop was attended by 27 Focal Points representing 13 countries in Asia. Representatives of the GEF Secretariat, GEF Agencies, GEF Evaluation Office, and the CSP also participated in the Workshop, along with some observers and members of the GEF-NGO Network.

 Workshop Session 1: Introduction and Overview

  • Opening Remarks by Vice-Minister Nguyen Thai Lai (English)

Workshop Session 2: Findings of Overall Performance Study of the GEF

Workshop Session 3: Update on GEF Policies and New Developments

Workshop Session 4: GEF coordination at the national level: Good practices and lessons learned

Workshop Session 6: Sharing challenges and lessons learned: Climate change adaptation and mitigation

Workshop Session 7: Sharing challenges and lessons learned: Biodiversity and land degradation projects

  • Bhutan: Integrated Livestock & Crop Conservation Program
  • Cambodia: "Establishing Conservation Areas Landscape Management (CALM) in the Northern Plains" project
  • UNDP: Biodiversity & land degradation projects
  • UNEP: Regional Siberian Crane and Wetland Project-uniting countries,wetlands & people
  • FAO's portfolio in the region

Workshop Session 8: Monitoring and tracking national GEF portfolios and Introduction to the South China Sea Study

From L-R: Vice Minister Nguyen Thai Lai giving Opening Statement, Mr. Nguyen Van Tai, GEF OFP for Vietnam, Mr. Williams Ehlers, Team Leader for External Relations of the GEF Secretariat and Ms. Seemin Qayum, Sr. Policy Adviser for GEF Country Support Programme

Participants at the GEF Project site field Visit (PECSME Project)

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