GEF Small Grants Programme Seeks New Members for National Steering Committee

The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by UNDP Maldives is looking for individuals who are technically strong, passionate about contributing to community development and eager to engage voluntarily and serve as a member of the National Steering Committee in providing input, endorsing and overseeing the implementation of the GEF SGP Country Programme Strategy. 

The following are focal areas by sector of representation needed in the NSC for the period of 2021 to 2024. 

  • Media 
  • Gender 
  • Persons with Disabilities 
  • Agriculture    
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Interested individuals are requested to send a letter of interest with the CV to copied to before 23nd March 2021, 5.00 pm. 

The Small Grants Programme (SGP) is a corporate programme of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). It provides support for community-based innovation and empowerment. The SGP’s unique approach is based on three closely inter-connected pillars: global environmental benefits, poverty reduction and community empowerment. 

The National Steering Committee (NSC) is the main decision-making body of the SGP in a country. The NSC is responsible for the overall oversight of the country programme, by providing input, endorsing and overseeing the implementation of the Country Programme Strategy –the guidelines for the implementation and grant making in each country programme. The NSC reviews, selects and approves projects for SGP funding support. 

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