Global Environment Facility (GEF)

  • Nick Heath-Brown
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Origin. The Global Environment Facility is an independent financial organization that brings together 183 countries in partnership with international institutions, civil society bodies and the private sector to address global environmental issues and support national development initiatives. It was established in 1991 under the aegis of the World Bank, becoming a permanent, separate institution in 1994.


Global Environment Facility Debt Relief Sector Operation Global Environmental Issue Separate Institution 
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  • Nick Heath-Brown

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