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Higher floors for allocation of the GEF Trust Fund

Under the GEF's System for Transparent Allocation of Resources (STAR) for GEF's 7th replenishment, LDCs have higher minimum allocation floors. Non-LDCs LDCs Biodiversity 2 3 Climate change 1 1.5 Land degradation 1 1.5 Aggregate 4 6   References: https://www.thegef.org/sites/default/files/council-meeting-documents/GEF-C.55-Inf.03-GEF-7-STAR.pdf http://www.thegef.org/sites/default/files/council-meeting-documents/EN_GEF.C.54.03.Rev_.01_STAR.pdf

Travel support to attend climate change meetings

The financial procedures for the Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, its subsidiary bodies and its permanent secretariat contain a provision for the...

Progress in LDCs hinges on access to modern energy

A recent study by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), “The Least Developed Countries Report 2017: Transformational Energy Access”, reports that expanding...

Trust fund for participation in meetings of Montreal Protocol

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer is an international...

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

The Stockholm Convention on POPs was adopted in May 2001.  The Parties to the Convetion recognize that rendering of timely and appropriate technical assistance...

The IPCC Scholarship Programme

The IPCC Scholarship Programme was established with the funds received from the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize award to the IPCC. These have since been...

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Nagoya Protocol

Nagoya Protocol on Access to Generic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization is an international agreement with...

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Cartagena Protocol

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an international agreement, which aims to ensure the safe handling, transport and...

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

The developed country Parties provide financial resources or technology transfer related to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Parties shall take...

GCCA Programmes on Climate Change

The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is an initiative of the EU, launched in 2007. It aims at strengthening dialogue and cooperation with developing...

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

The Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea relating to the Conservation and Management...

Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF)

The Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) was established under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to assist LDCs to carry out the...