[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.
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
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
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