Pathfinder Award recognizes outstanding and innovative solutions for protected and conserved areas, developed and implemented by individuals, organisations or groups. The 2021 Award focuses on celebrating sites with innovative, integrated approaches to protected and conserved area management that successfully conserve nature while making development gains related to human health, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and sustainable land management.
This year’s Equator Prize will recognize innovative initiatives from local communities and Indigenous peoples that demonstrate exceptional achievements in nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. Winning initiatives will be honored for their successes in protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing biodiversity for positive development outcomes.
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) launches the 2021 Land for Life Award. Under the theme “Healthy Land, Healthy Lives”, the 2021 Award will recognize innovative and excellent efforts in land restoration and conservation, particularly in regards of the SDG 15 “Life on Land” and the Target 15.3 “Land Degradation Neutrality”.
Do you want to grasp new business opportunities in the field of productive, circular and sharing economies? Are you interested in addressing environmental challenges by selling a green product or service and creating green jobs in your country? Would you like to create and launch an innovative business model that creates environmental and social value?
May 22nd is the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrate with a virtual extravaganza featuring scientists, explorers and conservationists from across the globe!
The Global Biodiversity Festival is a virtual weekend with a simple goal of bringing the amazing diversity of life on our planet, live into everyone’s home during these challenging times. From the 22nd – 24th of May, Fest will share the amazing variety of life on our planet and the scientists, explorers, conservationists and filmmakers documenting and protecting it. They will highlight the weird and the wonderful, but also the conservation challenges, along with the good news success stories.
Welcome to pass the e-course introducing the GEF. This course provides an overview of the GEF, a unique international organization that is dedicated to safeguarding the global environment. By completing the course, you will gain knowledge of the GEF’s mission, history and institutional structure.
The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Ukraine is pleased to announce a call for CSO member candidates to the SGP National Steering Committee (NSC).
The UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programme in Ukraine is actively working on social inclusion - empowerment of women, youth and people with disabilities, which is taken into account and reflected in the SGP initiatives.