Global Environment Facility Country Support Program

Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in Europe and CIS

Istanbul, Turkey, 14-15 April 2010
The Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points for ECIS was organized by the CSP in Istanbul, on 14-15 April 2010. The Workshop was attended by 35 participants representing 21 countries. A GEF Constituency meeting was also organized on 16 April.  Representatives of the GEF Secretariat, GEF Agencies, and the CSP participated in the Workshop, along with some Agency observers.

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

  • Findings of the Overall Performance Study for GEF 4 (English / Russian

 Session 3: Update on GEF Policies and New Developments

  • Update on GEF Policy and Programming Recommendations (English / Russian)
  • Introduction to the "System for Transparent Allocation of Resources" (English / Russian)

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

  • National GEF coordination in GEF 4 in Georgia (English / Russian)
  • Lessons learned from SGP coordination in Turkey (English)
  • Update on the GEF-World Bank Investment Fund for Nutrient Reduction in the Black Sea and Danube Basin (English)

Session 6: Sharing challenges and lessons learned from GEF climate change and POPs projects

  • Kazakhstan GEF portfolio's contribution to environmental improvement (English / Russian)
  • Lessons learned from Ukraine's GEF portfolio (English)
  • GEF UNIDO Energy efficiency programme (English)
  • Lessons learned from UNDP's climate change portfolio in the Region (English)
  • EBRD and the GEF: Combining capacity-building and investment (English)
  • FAO - Capacity building on obsolete and POPS pesticides in EECCA countries - Lessons learned (English)

Session 7: Sharing challenges and lessons learned from GEF biodiversity and international waters projects

  • Moldova (English)
  • Turkey's biodiversity and natural resources management project (English)
  • UNEP - GEF Biodiversity Conservation projects in ECIS (English / Russian)
  • UNEP - Integrating climate change vulnerability and adaptation into international waters projects (English/Russian)
  • UNDP - GEF portfolio in biodiversity (English / Russian)

Session 8:  Monitoring and tracking national GEF portfolios and Country portfolio evaluations in Turkey and Moldova

  • Tracking national portfolios and updating the GEF Monitoring & Evaluation policy (English / Russian)
  • Country portfolio evaluations in Turkey and Moldova (English / Russian)

  






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