The following events were covered by IISD Reporting Services:


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December 14th 2022, SGP 30th Anniversary event at COP 15, Montreal, Canada

Local Action, Global Impact- celebrating SGP's 30th anniversary

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November 9th 2022, SGP 30th Anniversary event at COP 27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Local Action, Global Impact- reflecting on 30 years of community engagement

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May 2022, side event at the UNCCD COP 15, Abidjan

Local Action for Sustainable Land Management: An Overview of the GEF Small Grants Programme Portfolio

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April 2022, launching event of the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development

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July 2021, side event to the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Role of the Satoyama Initiative for Green and Blue Recovery


June 2021, virtual GEF Consultation with civil society on climate resilience at the 60th GEF Council Meeting and launch of the publication “Enhancing Climate Resilience: Experiences from the SGP’s Community-Based Adaptation Programme”


December 2020, Virtual GEF Consultation with Civil Society on Traditional Knowledge at the 59th GEF Council Meeting and Launch of the publication 'SGP: 25 Years of Engagement with Indigenous Peoples'

GEF Consultation with Civil Society on Traditional Knowledge

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July 2020, UN Headquarters, New York - High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Satoyama Initiative – Societies in Harmony with Nature: An inclusive approach for communities, landscapes and seascapes

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July 2019, UN Headquarters, New York - High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Building Climate Actions in Mountains

Satoyama Initiative – Society in Harmony with Nature: An inclusive Approach for Communities on Landscapes and Seascapes



10-13 June 2019 | Washington, DC, US - GEF Council

- Consultation Meeting with CSOs and launch of "Plastics and Circular Economy: Community Solutions"

Plastics and circular economy launch

June 2019 - Bonn Climate Change Conference:

- Launch of the Global Youth Video Competition


29 April- 10 May, 2019, Basel, Switzerland - 2019 Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

Plastics and Circular Economy - Community Solutions


17-20 December 2018, Washington, DC -  US55th Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council 

CSO Consultation meeting on gender and launch of the report ‘Women As Environmental Stewards: The Experience of the Small Grants Programme'



17-27 November 2018, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt - CBD COP 14:

SGP Majilis Community Lounge

Opening of the Majlis-Community Space Celebrating the Work of Egyptian Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Biodiversity Conservation

Cultural Night-Reception: 20th Indigenous Women’s Biodiversity Network and Small Grant Programme 25th Anniversary

Rio Conventions Pavilion Agriculture and Biodiversity Day

Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes for Biodiversity and Livelihood: Roles in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

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9-18 July 2018 | UN Headquarters, New York - 2018 High-Level Political Forum

Leading Sustainable Mountain Development


24-29 June 2018,  Da Nang, Viet Nam - The 54th GEF Council Meeting and 6th GEF Assembly

The Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Forum

GEF Small Grants Programme - 25th Anniversary Reception

 25th anniversary receptoin


27-30 November 2017, Washington, DC, US -  53rd GEF Council Meeting

- An Updated Vision to Enhance Civil Society Engagement with the GEF


5-15, 2017, Ordos, China - UNCCD COP 13 

- Land and Climate Dialogue with CSOs


5-9 June 2017, UN Headquarters, New York - Ocean Conference

Polycentric Ocean and Coastal Governance to Accelerate the Implementation of SDGs


22-25 May 2017, World Bank headquarters, Washington, DC. - 52nd GEF Council Meeting

CSO Dialogue with the GEF CEO and Chairperson 


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Building Climate Actions in Mountains

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