Global Environment Facility Council Meeting

Deadline: 23 March 2017
Open to: civil society organization representatives
Venue: Washington, D.C.


The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has opened the selection process for representatives of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to attend the 52nd GEF Council Meeting and Consultation with Civil Society, which will take place from May 22 to 25, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

In advance of the Consultation, a Civil Society Preparatory Meeting will take place on the preceding Sunday, May 21, 2017.


The GEF will sponsor the participation of a limited number of selected CSO representatives.
  • Sponsorship will include round-trip transportation (flight tickets and hotel transfer), hotel accommodation (single room for meeting days only), as well as breakfast, lunch, and light break snacks during meeting days;
  • Also, a modest per diem will be provided to cover expenses regarding airport transfer at the home country, evening meals, and hotel incidentals;
  • Participants unavoidably overnighting in connecting locations will be provided additional per diem for covering hotel costs.

How to apply?

CSO representatives wishing to participate should apply online at the 52nd GEF Council – CSO Application (CSOs should not use the General Registration.)

Please fill out the online application form completely and carefully before submitting your application by no later than March 23, 2017.

CSO representatives willing to attend as self-financed participants, registration will remain open until May 1, 2017

To learn more about Council Meetings, please visit our Council Meetings webpage.

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