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LDCs at the Climate Action Summit

23 September 2019.  A special session on LDCs was held during the Climate Action Summit. Watch here (starting at minute 2:15:30). A formal briefing...

GEF LDC and SIDS program on sound management of chemicals and waste

23 August 2019. The GEF's Least Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States Program seeks to address the sound management of chemicals and waste...

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...

Climate Change and Environment

Climate Change The United Nations Convention on Climate Change states that “the Parties shall take full account of the specific needs and special situations of...

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 parties to the Stockholm Convention committed to take "into account the circumstances and particular requirements of developing countries, in particular the least developed...

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) and protocols

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has three main objectives: the conservation of biological diversity; the sustainable use of the components of biological diversity;...

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+)

The Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) is a European Union initiative designed to help the world's most vulnerable countries address climate change. Between...

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...