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Global Environment Facility (GEF)

http://www.thegef.org/gef

Overview

  • Organization TypeFunding Agencies
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1992
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle the planet’s most pressing environmental problems.  Since then, the GEF has provided over $17 billion in grants and mobilized an additional $88 billion in financing for more than 4000 projects in 170 countries.  Today, the GEF is an international partnership of 183 countries, international institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector that addresses global environmental issues. The GEF is… A UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP of 18 agencies — including United Nations agencies, multilateral development banks, national entities and international NGOs — working with 183 countries to address the world’s most challenging environmental issues. The GEF has a large network of civil society organizations, works closely with the private sector around the world, and receives continuous inputs from an independent evaluation office and a world-class scientific panel. A FINANCIAL MECHANISM for 5 major international environmental conventions: the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD), the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), and the Minamata Convention on Mercury. AN INNOVATOR AND CATALYST that supports multi-stakeholder alliances to preserve threatened ecosystems on land and in the oceans, build greener cities, boost food security and promote clean energy for a more prosperous, climate-resilient world; leveraging $5.2 in additional financing for every $1 invested. 

Where is Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Staff2Location of current staff
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    Location of open jobs

    Careers

    Job openings over the past year

    9Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Consultant: Development of Protected Areas Management Plans
      Swaziland
    • Support to the Technical Advisory Group
      Botswana

    Staff at Global Environment Facility (GEF) have experience in

    Sectors

    • climate change
    • development
    • monitoring / evaluation
    • economic policy
    • research & development

    Funders

    • world bank group
    • bloomberg philantrophies

    Countries

    • united states
    • india
    • china
    • japan
    • kenya

    Skills

    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

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    Company Offices
    • United States (headquarters)
    • Washington, DC
    • 1818 H Street, NW, MSN G6-602

    Experience

    Primary sectors

    Climate Change
    Monitoring / Evaluation
    Solar / Wind / Biofuels
    Research & Development
    Architecture / Design
    Procurement Process
    Economic Policy
    Project Design
    Community Participation / Employment
    Events / Training