Sri Lanka

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International Women's Day 2014: "Equality for Women Means Better Progress for All"
On March 8, 2014 the world is celebrating International Women's Day with this year's theme highlighting the importance of women and gender equality as agents of economic and social development. This emphasis comes in the light of increasing recognition that women's participation typically leads to ...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 150 ...read more
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SGP is implementing a portfolio of over US$16 million in Community Based Adaptation
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by UNDP announced today that it is implementing a portfolio of Community-Based Adaptation projects with over US$16 million of funding leveraged from different partners and donors. The announcement was made on the first day of a five-day training ...read more
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Innovations from SGP Sri Lanka and Namibia Showcased at UNFCCC Momentum for Change
The UNFCCC secretariat developed 'Momentum for Change' as a way to demonstrate the multiple benefits of addressing climate change. The UNFCCC believes that "highlighting and enhancing the positive developments in the field of climate change mitigation and adaptation will increase innovation, ...read more
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2009 World Environment Day
Bhutan:On 5th June, speeches of UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, and Lyonpo Nado Rinchen, Deputy Minister of National Environment Commission were read out in the assembly. In the evening there was a quiz competition organized by the National Environment Commission at Khuruthang Middle Secondary ...read more
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Renewable Energy Project
A project funded by the SGP in Sri Lanka is nicely portrayed in on the Practical Action website (www.practicalaction.org): Visit our Climate Change section for more Case ...read more