Agenda

 

Sunday May 25th

 

 
Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
12:30 - 14:00 UNEP

Strengthening the implementation of ABS regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean

Contoy

12:30 - 14:00 Joint Side Event

Taking Deforestation out of Commodity Supply Chains

Sian Ka'an

12:30 - 14:00 Government of Chad

Bodele Phenomenon in Chad: connector across multiple climate and ecosystem processes

Tulum

 12:30 - 14:00 STAP

The 5th IPCC Assessment Report and Implications for the GEF Programme

Otoch

 

 

Time Organization

Title/Description (PDF)

Room

17:45 - 19:15 UNEP

Global Forest & Natural Capital Legislation Initiative

Contoy

17:45 - 19:15 Joint Side Event

Scaling up Sustainable Transport together

Otoch

17:45 - 19:15 GEF Independent Evaluation Office

The Fifth Overall Performance Study (OPS-5) of the GEF

Nizuc

17:45 - 19:15  WWF-US and CCAD 

Regional collaboration in the MesoAmerican Reef, the world's largest trans-boundary barrier reef

Sian Ka'an

17:45 - 19:15 
CI Integrating Sustainable Development in GEF Projects

Yum Balam


 

 

Monday May 26th

 


Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
12:30 - 14:00 Joint Side Event

Low hanging fruit. How promoting efficient lighting and appliances saves money and reduces emission

Otoch

12:30 - 14:00 Joint Side Event

Indigenous People

Contoy

12:30 - 14:00 UNEP

Ecosystem services tools and lessons in rural communities for mainstreaming Biodiversity

Tulum

12:30 - 14:00 Joint Side Event

The GEF-FAO Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Program

Yum Balam

12:30 - 14:00 STAP

Protected Areas and Conservation in the 21st Century: Mainstreaming biodiversity, sustainable development and global environmental benefits

Sian Ka'an

12:30 - 14:00 Government of Mexico and CONABIO

Progress on the implementation of the National Strategy on Invasive Species in Mexico

Nizuc

 

Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
17:45 - 19:15 UNEP

Promoting finance instruments for Biodiversity conservation through Biotrade in the Andean Region

Nizuc

17:45 - 19:15 Jointly organized by UNDP and the government of Canada

LDC experiences on working towards greater food security in a changing climate

Otoch

 17:45 - 19:15 SGP 

 Partnerships to scale up innovative community approaches

Yum Balam

 17:45 - 19:15 WWF-US and WB

Preventing the Extinction of Known Threatened Species by Addressing Poaching and Illegal Trade

Contoy

17:45 - 19:15 UNEP and WB

Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Challenge and Opportunity

Tulum

17:45 - 19:15 Government of Mexico and SENER

Mexican Federal Programs on Energy Efficiency

Sian Ka'an


 

Tuesday May 27th

 


Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
7:30 - 9:00 Mexican Fund for Nature Conservation

Environmental Funds and Conservation Finance

 Otoch
7:30 - 9:00 Intituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático

Challenges and opportunities in the transition to a green economy, Mexico's case study

Yum Balam 
7:30 - 9:00 SEMARNAT and CONANP

GEF's investment in consolidation and strengthening Mexico's Protected Area System: a succes story

Nizuc 
7:30 - 9:00 Joint Side Event

Effective climate finance and development: challenges, priorities and ways forward in the post-2015 era

Tulum

 

Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
12:30 - 14:00 Joint Side Event

Rebuilding Global Fisheries under the post 2015 agenda

Nizuc

12:30 - 14:00 Joint Side Event

Climate Change and Technology

Yum Balam

12:30 - 14:00 UNIDO

Strategic Partnerships

Sian Ka'an

12:30 - 14:00 Joint Side Event

Sound Management of chemicals and waste as part of the future we want.pdf

Tulum

12:30 - 14:00 IDB

Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services in infrastructure

Contoy

12:45 - 17:30 (one 75-min and two 90-min sessions) Joint Side Event GEF Assembly Private Sector Event-Engement for Innovation and Job Growth Otoch

 

 

Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
14:15 - 15:45 Joint Side Event The GEF Adaptation Program: Exploring Lessons Learned and Pathways to scale Contoy
14:15 - 15:45 Joint Side Event Mobilizing Biodiversity Finance: Challenges and Opportunities Yum Balam
14:15 - 15:45 Government of Mexico Better use of forest resources from the private and social sectors Tulum

 

Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
16:00 - 17:30
Joint Side Event

Sharing Knowledge for the Global Environment

Contoy

16:00 - 17:30 Joint Side Event

Climate Change and Food Security - Perspectives from GEF Agencies

Yum Balam

16:00 - 17:30 Government of Mexico

Green economy and adaptation in rural production models, supported by the GEF in Latin America

Tulum

 

Time Organization Title/ Description (PDF) Room
17:45 - 19:15 Joint Side Event

Meet the New GEF Project Agencies

Otoch

17:45 - 19:15 STAP

Delivering Global Environment Benefits for Sustainable Development

Contoy

17:45 - 19:15 Joint Side Event

Climate Finance: How GEF's agency partners put climate finance to work

Yum Balam

17:45 - 19:15 UNEP

Global Forest Watch - Transforming Access to Forest Information 

Nizuc

17:45 - 19:15 Joint Side Event

Parks in the 21st Century

Sian Ka'an

17:45 - 19:15 Joint Side Event

Towards Gender Equality

Tulum