Community Based Adaptation
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Winners of the Global Youth Video Competition are recognized at COP21
December 4, 2015, Paris, France - Yesterday was the award ceremony for the two finalist of the Global Youth Video Competition, an event organized by theAction for Climate Empowerment (ACE) from the UNFCCC secretariat, in partnership with Television for the Environment (tve) and supported by ...read more
 
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Youth Video Competition for Paris 2015 Launched on UN World Environment Day
Bonn, 5 June 2015 — Starting today, young people around the globe are invited to share what they are doing to combat climate change in the Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. Two winners will get a trip to the UN Climate Change Conference in the French capital in December ...read more
 
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SGP and UN SIDS: Building Genuine and Durable Partnerships
For many years, the UNDP-implemented GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) has provided strategic support to sustainable development efforts in SIDS in a variety of ways. SGP is active in all the SIDS regions, - the Pacific; the Caribbean; and the Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and South ...read more
 
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Launch of the 2014 International Year of the Small Island Developing States
SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS) have always faced a range of particular challenges and vulnerabilities – isolation, limited land, and shortage of resources – which rendered the pursuit of sustainable development to be more complex. Recently, climate change effects such as sea level ...read more
 
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Australian High Commissioner Visits Water Harvesting Project in Jamaica
Australian High Commissioner Ross Tysoe, who was in Jamaica during the Diplomatic week in Kingston last week, took the opportunity to visit one of the Small Grants Programme's (SGP) community-based adaptation (CBA) projects in Pleasant Valley, - an area which had long struggeled with ...read more
 
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GEF SGP Projects receive Awards and Recognition
During 2013, SGP grantees received more than 50 awards, prizes or other forms of recognition for their outstanding efforts in conserving and rehabilitating the environment while improving the well-being of their communities. Below are a select number of award-winning projects – which have not yet ...read more
 
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The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) shares experiences and results of its climate change work at the COP 19 at the UNFCCC in Warsaw, Poland
September 16th, 2013 GEF SGP Programme Advisor on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) and Land Degradation Charles Nyandiga, joined the panel of "Challenges and Innovations From The Field" at the 2013 Development and Climate Days – an event which ran on the periphery of the nineteenth Conference ...read more
 
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) shares experiences and results of its climate change work at the COP 19 at the UNFCCC in Warsaw, Poland
September 16, 2013. GEF SGP Programme Advisor on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) and Land Degradation Charles Nyandiga, joined the panel of "Challenges and Innovations From The Field" at the 2013 Development and Climate Days – an event which ran on the periphery of the nineteenth Conference ...read more
 
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SGP Sri Lanka to lead a workshop on best practices in Community Based Adaptation
From July 16 to the 18, 2013, the GEF Small Grants Programme in Sri Lanka organized a Symposium on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change that brought together stakeholders from across the country to discuss the challenges and possible solutions to climate change adaption. Over ...read more
 
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SGP's work with youth was highlighted at Bonn Climate Change Conference
The GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by UNDP, is proud to be featured in "Youth in Action on Climate Change: Inspiration from Around the World", a new publication of the United Nations Joint Framework Initiative on Children, Youth and Climate Change. The publication made its ...read more