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Implications of Agenda 21 and UNCLOS for international waters as a GEF focal area (Working paper)

Rudolf Dolzer

Implications of Agenda 21 and UNCLOS for international waters as a GEF focal area (Working paper)

by Rudolf Dolzer

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Published by Global Environment Facility .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agenda 21,
  • Marine pollution,
  • Marine resources conservation,
  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12152435M
    ISBN 10188412299X
    ISBN 109781884122996
    OCLC/WorldCa50121478

    Addressing water issues effectively requires transboundary action because the connectedness of these systems goes beyond political boundaries. Globally, there are over transboundary river basins and transboundary aquifers. 39 countries have more than 90% of their territory within one or more transboundary river basins and 21 lie entirely within one or more of these watersheds. IGRAC contribution to GEF IW conference, Cape Town, South Africa from July 31 - August 3, The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and its Implementing Agencies (UNDP, UNEP, and the World Bank) hosted the Fourth Biennial International Waters (IW) Conference for approximately participants from more than countries.

    The Ninth Global Environment Facility (GEF) Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC9) will convene about participants, comprising GEF International Waters (IW) project managers, representatives of beneficiary countries, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), transboundary management institutions, UN agencies and the private sector, for interactive training and experience .   The ten international waters proposals approved address three focal area objectives, namely: (1) catalyzing multi-state co-operation to balance conflicting water uses in transboundary surface and groundwater basins while considering climatic variability and change; (2) catalyzing multi-state co-operation to rebuild marine fisheries and reduce.

    The GEF-IWCAM Project is one of several International Waters (IW) Projects worldwide which aims to influence human behaviour in order to protect shared natural resources by: • Raising public awareness of specific environmental problems;. Countries that wish to contribute to the GEF Trust Fund pledge resources through a process called the 'GEF Replenishment.' Fifth replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-5) Covers GEF operations and activities for the four years from July 1, through J Adopts focal area .


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Implications of Agenda 21 and UNCLOS for international waters as a GEF focal area (Working paper) by Rudolf Dolzer Download PDF EPUB FB2

GEF-7 International Waters Focal Area The unique mandate of GEFs International Water Focal area to support transboundary cooperation in shared marin e and freshwater ecosystems has proven successful in achieving long term benefits.

Complex transboundary water ecosystems, cut across a myriad of sectoral needs. GEF Operational Strategy- International Waters • 2 Long-term Goals for the IW focal area: Collective, multi-state management of transboundary water systems -Implementation of the full range of technical, economic, financial, regulatory, and institutional reforms and investments contributing to sustainable use of those transboundary.

The GEF Small Grants Programme. The GEF International Waters (IW) focal area addresses sustainable development challenges faced by countries sharing transboundary surface, groundwater, and marine systems.

70 percent of the World is covered by Ocean, and 60 percent of the land lies in transboundary surface and groundwater basins. GEF International Waters Portfolio GEF is largest investor in multi-country collective management of transboundary water systems: $ billion GEF/$ billion co-financing totaling to date more than projects since GEF recipient states are cooperating with 23 non-recipient states on their particular shared water systems.

GEF International Waters Portfolio GEF International Water (IW) Focal Area The GEF is the largest funding mechanism for multi-country collaboration on water and oceans with GEF recipient countries and 24 non-recipient countries working together to manage their transboundary water resources.

ADB-GEF Partnership. Frequently Asked Questions and Answers •The GEF unites member governments in partnership with international institutions, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector to address global environment issues. •There are six GEF focal areas, including: Biodiversity (BD); Climate Change.

International Waters The GEF international waters focal area is organized around three complementary operational programs (GEF, ).

The goal of the Waterbody-Based Op-erational Program (OP8) is to assist countries in modi-fying the ways that human activities are conducted in a number of sectors so that a particular water body. The GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC) is the signature learning event for the GEF IW portfolio.

The IWC objectives are to facilitate cross-sectoral and portfolio-wide learning and experience sharing. They strive to solicit advice from the existing GEF IW portfolio on burning issues, and to assist in building participant capacity in key management and technical.

Evaluation of GEF Focal Area Strategies: Approach Paper 4 The following provides a brief introduction to each of the GEF-5 focal area strategies. A more comprehensive overview of the goals, objectives, and basic assumptions of GEF-4 and GEF-5 focal area strategies can be found in annex I.

International Lakes. MEETING OF THE PARTIES Seventh session. Budapest, November Item 6 of the provisional agenda. Cooperation with partners. GEF AND THE WATER CONVENTION. Submitted by the Secretariat of the Global Environment Facility.

Introduction. The Global Environment Facility (GEF). The GEF and the GEF IW Focal Area The Global Environment Facility (GEF) () unites member countries—in partnership with international institutions, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector—to address global environmental issues.

An independent financial organization, the GEF provides grants to developing countries and countries with economies in transition. GEF Focal Area: International Waters GEF Operational Program: OP9 & CC Adaptation GEF Strategic Priority: IW 1 - Catalyzing Financial Resources for Implementation of Agreed Actions.

Estimated Starting Date: March Total Financing Pipeline Entry Date: 15 November IA Fee: $, All six thematic areas of GEF, including the land degradation cross-cutting theme, have implications for coastal and marine ecosystems.

Priorities were established by the GEF Council in its Operational Strategy (GEF ) adopted in The international waters focal area was designed to be consistent with both Chapters 17 and 18 of Agenda The Global Environment Facility (GEF) unites member governments — in partnership with international institutions, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector — to address global environmental issues.

The GEF International Waters (IW) focal area targets transboundary water systems, such as shared river basins, lakes, groundwater and large marine ecosystems. International Waters Focal Area Objectives for GEF-5 () Objective 1: Catalyze multi-state cooperation to balance conflicting water uses in transboundary surface and groundwater basins while considering climatic variability and change.

Objective 2. Under the Trust Fund climate change focal area, the GEF finances projects for mitigation and adaptation as well as for the preparation of national communications in non-Annex I Parties to the Convention and other enabling activities. Replenishment of the Trust Fund takes place every four years, based on donor pledges.

a review of the Global Environment Facility Smita Nakhooda with Maya Forstater The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is the longest standing multilateral climate change fund, and since it has been an operating entity of the financial mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

GEF-5 focal area strategies (English) Abstract. The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment identified the most important direct drivers of biodiversity loss and degradation of ecosystem goods and services as habitat change, climate change, invasive alien species, overexploitation, and pollution.

GEF - INTERNATIONAL WATERS PROJECTS. Last updated: 11 October [ What is the TSC programme. ] [ What is the TSC Support System. ] [ Central. GEF’s biodiversity focal area that should – with some modifications – be applicable to other GEF focal areas. There are three main components of this work.

A proposal for an evaluation approach based o n a “Theory of Change” concept; 2. Analysis of policy decisions affecting GEF programmatic priorities and M&E work; and 3. This includes climate change, biodiversity, land degradation, international waters and chemicals.

The Investment Centre is home to the GEF Coordination Unit, which manages the FAO-GEF portfolio. The portfolio has rapidly grown sincewith now over projects in over 55 countries and a total GEF grant investment value approaching USD   The GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC) is the signature event of the GEF IW Portfolio.

Participants sum up progress achieved and look to the future of programming within and beyond the GEF IW Focal Area. The eight previous conferences were held in Sri Lanka, Barbados, Croatia, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, China, and.D.

GEF/LDCF/SCCF RESOURCES REQUESTED BY AGENCY, FOCAL AREA AND COUNTRY 1 GEF Agency Type of Trust Fund Focal Area Country Name/ Global (in $) Grant Amount (a) Agency Fee (b)2 Total c=a+b UNDP GEF TF MULTI FOCAL AREA Global Core5,(select) (select) (select) 0.