At the 54th GEF Council Meeting held in Da Nang city (Photo: VNA)
 
Da Nang (VNA) – Fifteen events were held on the sidelines of the third working day the sixth Global Environment Facility Assembly (GEF 6) in the central city of Da Nang on June 25.

They focused on efforts to reduce deforestation, biodiversity, sustainable rice production, eco-industry, policies on chemicals and wastes and small assistance programmes.

During the day, the 54th GEF Council Meeting continued taking place.

The GEF Council Meeting, which lasts until June 26, looks into the updated co-financing strategy, the GEF partnership, rules for the System for Transparent Allocation of Resources, the 2019 GEF Business Plan and Corporate Budget and the seventh replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-7).

On the forth working day, some sideline events will be also held by the Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. They will focus on a programme on joining hands to protect ocean, ocean plastic management, biodiversity preservation and sustainable tourism, and achievements and orientations for Vietnam-GEF cooperation toward cooperation for sustainable growth goals.-VNA