GEF SGP Ukraine best practices on youth engagement were presented on 9th Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference 2022 in Nicosia, Cyprus

1000 participants, over 50 countries and 20 ministers of environment and education. That was a ninth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference 2022 in Cyprus. An event that transforms and adopts the policy of green economy, sustainable infrastructure, tourism and education for sustainable development for the region.


The war in Ukraine has caused extensive damage and loss of life in key population centres, spread across rural areas, and sparked massive displacement. As of mid-May, more than 5,6 million people had been forced to abandon their homes and flee across borders to safety. Over 8 million more are internally displaced.

GEF SGP Ukraine supports CSOs to develop capacities and adapt to emergency conditions through crowdfunding mechanisms

In 2021-2022 the GEF SGP Ukraine team has successfully participated in the UNDP Crowdfunding Academy. It is an interactive training and capacity-building program that empowers organizations with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare and run a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Global publication "Youth in Action: Experiences from the Small Grants Programme"

As we collectively address the global climate and nature crises, it is absolutely critical to engage youth as agents of change, creative entrepreneurs and innovators. Through education, science and technology, young people are scaling up their efforts and skills to accelerate concrete actions.

Merry Christmas and Happy new year!

The GEF SGP Team in Ukraine congratulates colleagues, partners and friends with the New Year holidays! We wish you and your families Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

May 2022 bring you only good news, positive changes and good health. We wish you peace and well-being, as well as sustainable development, effective environmental solutions and prosperity to your communities!


The Third Joint Evaluation of the Small Grants Programme (SGP), conducted by the Independent Evaluation Offices of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), was presented at the GEF’s 60th Council meeting and at UNDP’s Executive Board meeting in June 2021, as SGP reaches the milestone of 30 years of implementation amid unprecedented global env

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E-learning opportunities from the UNDP Learning for Nature Programme

Learning for Nature is a premier e-learning programme brought by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This programme connects biodiversity policymakers, change-makers, and on-the-ground subject matter experts to facilitate: 1) the delivery of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Aichi Biodiversity Targets, and 2) the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.


Here at the GEF SGP Ukraine, people are at the core of everything we do. So, in this uncertain time we want to reach out to let you know that we are here for you.

We are following the guidance of the UN System and the Government of Ukraine as the matter continues to develop, and are ensuring we take the necessary actions to assist in reducing its impact to the Programme.

We would like to offer an extended on-line support for our grantee-partners in reporting, grant management, joint work on risk reduction measures, as well as other emerging issues.