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GEF Posts Documents for June’s Council Meeting, UNDP Updates GEF Project Pipeline Database

© GEF June 2009: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has posted the documents for the 35th Meeting of the GEF Council, which will convene from 22-24 June 2009, in Washington DC, US.

Among the issues to be addressed at the meeting are: proposals on how to improve the transparency of the resource allocation framework for the fifth GEF replenishment (GEF-5); the Memorandum of Understanding on the provision of secretariat services by the GEF to the Adaptation Fund Board; the reallocation of remaining GEF-4 resources; new projects for approval; and a suggested date for the next GEF Assembly to be held in Uruguay in May 2010.

In other GEF news, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) has updated its database of GEF pipeline projects, which may be consulted online. [GEF Council Documents] [UNDP GEF Pipeline Database]