The Sixth Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly and Associated Meetings will take place at the Furama International Conference Center in Da Nang, Vietnam, from June 23-29, 2018.
The GEF Assembly is the governing body of the GEF and is composed of all 183 member countries. It meets every four years at the ministerial level to review general policies; review and evaluate the GEF’s operation based on reports submitted to Council; review the membership of the Facility; and consider, for approval by consensus, amendments to the Instrument for the Establishment of the Restructured Global Environment Facility on the basis of recommendations by the GEF Council.
It will include high-level statements, presentations and a series of interactive roundtables on the new themes in GEF-7 and other global environmental issues.
It will be preceded by the 54th GEF Council Meeting on June 24-25 and a Civil Society forum on June 26. There is an opportunity to visit GEF projects surrounding Da Nang on June 29. The week will also feature numerous side events and exhibitions.