STAP Meeting

The open session of the bi-annual STAP Meeting was held in the World Bank's Main Complex, 1818 H Street, NW, conference room, MC7-100, Washington, DC, and featured presentations and discussions on: the Science of Integrated Approaches, Socio-Economic Impacts of Protected Areas, and Climate Risk Screening.


Monday, May 22, 2017 - 14:00 to 18:00
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP)

IWC7 Roundtable: The Political Economy of Regionalism and International Waters

The Roundtable will connect the debate about the role of GEF and its projects within a regional political economy. The political economy of regions determines the behavior of individuals, markets and the public authority and is of importance for all GEF operations. The findings of the June 2013 GEF/STAP workshop held in Washington DC, hosted by the Organization of American States: ‘The Political Economy of Regionalism and International Waters’ will be presented and discussed.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 19:30 to Friday, February 19, 2016 - 19:30
Global Environmental Facility Website:


STAP will organize a side event based on its recent and ongoing work related to assessing the resilience of socio-ecological systems. In addition, STAP will contribute to a World Bank and CCAC event at a Ministerial Meeting on Black Carbon. Finally, STAP Panel Members will contribute to events organized by the GEF Secretariat.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 08:00 to Friday, December 11, 2015 - 17:00
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

CBD 19th Meeting of SBSTTA

STAP will host two side events during the CBD SBSTTA:

  1. Assessing the Resilience of Social/Ecological Systems
  2. Understanding and planning for socio-economic effects of protected areas. 
Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 08:00 to Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 17:00