The 21st meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board ended in Bahrain, approving over one billion dollars of new projects and programmes to support climate action in developing countries, and formally launching the Fund’s first replenishment.
A regular meeting of the Interagency Working Group: a framework of a joint project comprising the UNDP, UNEP and the Uzhydromet “Green Climate Fund Readiness Programme in Uzbekistan” was held on October 5, 2018 and dedicated to the selection of project proposals for the Green Climate Fund.
During September 24-28, 2018, the UN International Environment Experts Mission for joint development of the project “Integrated solid waste management system for mitigation of climate change” initiated by the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Ecology and Environmental Protection held their meetings in Tashkent.
The Green Climate Fund GCF, which is the financial mechanism of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, intends to expand its portfolio of climate change projects in Eastern European and Central Asian countries. In order to improve the countries’ understanding of opportunities for engaging with the GCF, as well as sharing knowledge and experience in accessing its resources through a variety of support programs and funding mechanisms, The Structured Dialogue of the GCF was held from September 11 to the 14th in with Eastern European and Central Asian countries.
During the period of September 10-14, 2018, a panel of international experts from the United Nations Environment Program – Matthew Billot, Thomas Marcus, Olzhas Atymtaev, and Nikolai Denisov visited Uzbekistan on a mission.