12-14 March 2013 Dakar, Kaolack, Senegal
GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) in Senegal

The Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) will host discussions on priority issues, development and implementation of Global Environment Facility (GEF) projects, and project integration in national development frameworks. The event will bring together focal points from the GEF, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), with representatives from civil society, the GEF Secretariat, and the GEF Agencies. The event will include exercises on national capacity development (NCSA), results-based management, monitoring and evaluation, synergies in project design, as well as discussions on the GEF 2020 Strategy, the new GEF Fee Policy, and Project Cycle harmonization. The registration deadline for civil society participants is 17 February 2013.  

dates: 12-14 March 2013   venue: Dakar Radisson Blu Hotel   location: Dakar, Senegal   contact: GEF Secretariat   e-mail: secretariat@thegef.org   www: http://www.thegef.org/gef/ECW-Niger