STAP Meeting March 2013

stapmeeting2013[T]he meeting focused heavily on presenting an overview of the draft GEF 6 Focal Area Strategies as well as potential innovative technologies and approaches that might be incorporated into GEF programs and projects. Apart from presentations from the GEF Secretariat and other members of the GEF fraternity, the STAP meeting also welcomed noted experts from academia and other global think-tanks.

Agenda

STAP Panel

Annette Cowie, Director, Rural Climate Solutions, University of New England and NSW Department of Primary Industries, STAP Land Degradation Panel Member | Presentation: Enhancing the GEF's Contribution to Sustainable Development

GEF Secretariat

Bob Dixon, Climate Change & Chemicals | Presentation: Towards GEF-6, Climate & Chemicals Strategy

Claus Astrup, Front Office | Presentation: GEF 2020 Strategy

Gustavo Fonseca, Natural Resources Management | Presentation: The Dawn of the Anthropocene

Evaluation Office

Aaron Zazueta, Chief Evaluation Officer and Team Leader | Presentation: Fifth Overall Performance Study (OPS5)Evaluation of STAP for OPS5

Specially Invited Experts

Joseph Alcamo, UNEP | Presentation: The Post Rio+20 Agenda, Three Actions Bringing Global Benefits

Paul Anastas, Director, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Member of Yale faculty since 2007 | Presentation: Sustainability and Transformative Innovation: Catalytic. Nexus.

Pavan Sukhdev, Yale University (visiting fellow), Former Head of UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative and author of Corporation 2020 | Presentation: How Can GEF Engineer Change?


Washington DC | 20-22 March, 2013