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Leaders' Dialogues

Leaders' Dialogue 1 (10:00 - 11:30)

SUSTAINABILITY: TURNING WORDS INTO ACTIONS THROUGH COOPERATION

Latest concepts and incentives available to ensure the sustainable use of natural resources will be presented and discussed.

  • NameNaoko Ishii
  • NationalityJapan
  • OrganizationGEF
  • TitleCEO and Chairperson

Professional Background

-2006-2010 Country Director for Sri Lank and the Maldives (The World Bank)
-1997-2001 Country Program Coordinator for VIetnam (The World Bank)
-1996-1997 Project Manager (Harvard Institute for International Development)
-1992-1995 Economist (The International Monetary Fund)
-1984-1985 Visiting Fellow, the Center for International Affairs (Harvard University)

Education

-BA and Ph.D, the University of Tokyo

Introduction of the Organization

The Global Environment Facility was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems. Since then, the GEF has provided over $17.9 billion in grants and mobilized an additional $93.2 billion in co-financing for more than 4500 projects in 170 countries. Today, the GEF is an international partnership of 183 countries, international institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector that addresses global environmental issues.
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