Statement by Mr. Pa Ousman Jarju the chair of the LDC Group
13th LDCF/SCCF GEF Council Meeting
15 November 2012, Washington, DC
Representatives of GEF implementing Agencies
Distinguished ladies and gentlemen
It is a pleasure to deliver this opening statement on behalf of the LDC Group in this November gathering.
First of all, I would like to congratulate Dr. Naoko Ishii, the CEO and Chairperson of the GEF for her appointment to this important role. The LDC Group welcomes with enthusiasm your vision for the future of the GEF.
Also, let me express the LDCs’ sincere gratitude to you Council members, for your efforts in the governance of the LDCF: a fund dedicated to providing financial support to the LDCs for addressing the climate change adaptation challenge. Read the rest of this entry »