Events

The Journey of the Global Environment Facility: Delivering Transformational Change

On July 9, 2020, Rosina Bierbaum, Chair of STAP, chaired an event entitled, "Webinar: The Journey of the Global Environment Facility: Delivering Transformational Change". 

The event took the form of a conversation between Naoko Ishii, outgoing GEF CEO and Chairperson, and her successor, incoming GEF CEO and Chairperson, Carlos Manuel Rodriguez. 

Rosina is pictured here with both Naoko Ishii and Carlos Manual Rodriguez.

Date: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 09:00 to 10:30

Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions

On 19-20 May 2020, STAP held a virtual workshop to review the experience gained in implementing nature-based solutions (NbS), and to distill and discuss best practices and lessons learned to guide future investment by the Global Environment Facility (GEF).  The event was a joint effort between STAP, the 

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 09:00 to Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 12:00

STAP Chair's Report at the GEF Agency Retreat, 1 April 2020

At a virtual retreat on 1 April, Rosina Bierbaum, the STAP Chair, made a presentation to the GEF agencies on how STAP and the GEF secretariat screen for climate risk in reviewing GEF projects.

This exemplified what STAP and the GEF secretariat look for in response to the four questions on climate risk in STAP's screening guidelines (June 2018):

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 09:00 to 12:00

STAP Meeting - June 2018

The open session of the bi-annual STAP Meeting was held in connection with the 54th GEF Council and 6th GEF Assembly Meetings in Da Nang, Viet Nam.

Date: 
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 02:00 to 05:30
Organizer: 
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)

STAP Meeting - May 2017

The open session of the bi-annual STAP Meeting was held in the World Bank's Main Complex, 1818 H Street, NW, conference room, MC7-100, Washington, DC, and featured presentations and discussions on: the Science of Integrated Approaches, Socio-Economic Impacts of Protected Areas, and Climate Risk Screening.

 

Date: 
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 14:00 to 18:00
Organizer: 
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)

IWC7 Roundtable: The Political Economy of Regionalism and International Waters

The Roundtable will connect the debate about the role of GEF and its projects within a regional political economy. The political economy of regions determines the behavior of individuals, markets and the public authority and is of importance for all GEF operations. The findings of the June 2013 GEF/STAP workshop held in Washington DC, hosted by the Organization of American States: ‘The Political Economy of Regionalism and International Waters’ will be presented and discussed.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 19:30 to Friday, February 19, 2016 - 19:30
Organizer: 
Global Environmental Facility Website: http://www.thegef.org/

UNFCCC COP21

STAP will organize a side event based on its recent and ongoing work related to assessing the resilience of socio-ecological systems. In addition, STAP will contribute to a World Bank and CCAC event at a Ministerial Meeting on Black Carbon. Finally, STAP Panel Members will contribute to events organized by the GEF Secretariat.

Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 08:00 to Friday, December 11, 2015 - 17:00
Organizer: 
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

CBD 19th Meeting of SBSTTA

STAP will host two side events during the CBD SBSTTA:

  1. Assessing the Resilience of Social/Ecological Systems
  2. Understanding and planning for socio-economic effects of protected areas. 
Date: 
Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 08:00 to Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 17:00
Organizer: 
CBD

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