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GEF IW:LEARN 5: Supporting Portfolio Coordination Within and Beyond the International Waters Focal Area, particularly in SIDS, Through Knowledge Sharing, Information Management, Partnership Building and Programmatic Guidance

Project Objective: Towards a more impactful GEF portfolio: facilitating replication of good practice across GEF International Waters projects, including projects across all focal areas in Small Island Developing States, working in collaboration with development partners, supporting the delivery of training information management, providing programmatic guidance and facilitating partnership building.

Portfolio Learning/Policy

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General information
GEF ID 10374
Project type Full-Size Project
Status preparation (Concept Approved)
Start Date 01 Dec 2019
End Date 01 Dec 2023
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project 5,978,700 USD
Total Cost of the project: 18,185,240.00 USD

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Project contacts
Mish Hamid Stakeholder Engagement Officer / Former IW:LEARN Project Manager
Julian Barbiere GEF IW:LEARN Focal Point (IOC-UNESCO) / Head, Marine Policy and Regional Implementation Section
Christian Severin Senior Environmental Specialist
Ivica Trumbic Independent Environmental Consultant (Former Chief Technical Advisor LME:LEARN)
Vladimir Mamaev UNDP/GEF Regional Technical Advisor for International Waters for Europe, CIS and Arab States
Natalie Degger Project Manager, UNIDO (Former IW:LEARN Deputy Project Manager and Training Specialist)