Lesson 2. Funds Managed By Gef. Iccn_2.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Complete the sentence The relationship between GEF and UNFCCC is defined in…

    • A.

      Convention document

    • B.

      Memorandum of Understanding

    • C.

      Kyoto Protocol

    • D.

      GEF framework document

    Correct Answer
    B. Memorandum of Understanding
    Explanation
    The relationship between GEF and UNFCCC is defined in a Memorandum of Understanding. This document outlines the agreement and cooperation between the two organizations in their efforts to address global environmental issues. It establishes the framework for collaboration, coordination, and information sharing between GEF and UNFCCC, allowing them to work together towards the common goal of mitigating climate change and promoting sustainable development. The Memorandum of Understanding serves as a guiding document for their partnership and ensures effective communication and cooperation between GEF and UNFCCC.

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  • 2. 

    Complete the sentence. GEF as an operating entity of financial mechanism is accountable to…

    • A.

      Standing Committee

    • B.

      Conference of the Parties

    • C.

      European Union member states

    • D.

      UN General Assembly

    Correct Answer
    B. Conference of the Parties
    Explanation
    As an operating entity of the financial mechanism, GEF is accountable to the Conference of the Parties. The Conference of the Parties is a governing body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and is responsible for making decisions and guiding the implementation of the convention. GEF's accountability to the Conference of the Parties ensures that its actions and decisions align with the objectives and priorities set by the international community in addressing climate change and environmental issues.

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  • 3. 

    True or False LDCF Funds are available for countries with economies in transition.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    LDCF Funds are not available for countries with economies in transition. The LDCF (Least Developed Countries Fund) is specifically designed to support the most vulnerable and poorest countries in the world, known as the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Countries with economies in transition, which are usually in a middle-income category, do not qualify for LDCF funding. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 4. 

    Which document defines the adaptation priorities of the countries?

    • A.

      NAMA

    • B.

      NAPA

    • C.

      National Communications

    • D.

      PIF

    • E.

      PFD

    Correct Answer
    B. NAPA
    Explanation
    NAPA stands for National Adaptation Programme of Action. It is a document that defines the adaptation priorities of the countries. This document outlines the specific actions and strategies that a country plans to undertake in order to adapt to the impacts of climate change. It identifies the most vulnerable sectors and communities and provides a roadmap for addressing their needs and building resilience. NAPA helps countries prioritize their adaptation efforts and allocate resources effectively to address the urgent and immediate adaptation needs.

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  • 5. 

    Any application to LDCF or SCCF funds should start from? 

    • A.

      Preparation of PIF form

    • B.

      Preparation of PFD document

    • C.

      Contacting the country’s focal point

    • D.

      Preparation of co-financing plan

    • E.

      Contacting the GEF Council

    Correct Answer
    C. Contacting the country’s focal point
    Explanation
    When applying for funds from the LDCF or SCCF, the first step should be to contact the country's focal point. The country's focal point is responsible for coordinating and managing the country's engagement with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and its funds. They have the necessary information and guidance on the application process and can provide assistance in preparing the required documents. Therefore, reaching out to the country's focal point is the initial and crucial step in applying for LDCF or SCCF funds.

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  • 6. 

    Complete the sentence Replenishment of ... takes place every four years.

    • A.

      GCF

    • B.

      LDCF

    • C.

      AF

    • D.

      GEF Trust Fund

    Correct Answer
    D. GEF Trust Fund
    Explanation
    The replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund takes place every four years. The GEF Trust Fund is a financial mechanism that supports projects and programs aimed at addressing global environmental issues. Replenishment refers to the process of adding new funds to the Trust Fund, ensuring its continued ability to finance environmental initiatives. This periodic replenishment every four years helps to sustain and strengthen the GEF's efforts in promoting global environmental sustainability.

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  • 7. 

    True or False STAR stands for System of Transparent Allocation of Resources.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true. STAR stands for System of Transparent Allocation of Resources.

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  • 8. 

    True or False STAR uses indices based of GDP and local environmental situation to allocate resources to developing countries.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because STAR, which stands for System for Transparent Allocation of Resources, does indeed use indices based on GDP and local environmental situation to allocate resources to developing countries. This means that the allocation of resources is determined by factors such as the economic strength of a country (measured by GDP) and its environmental conditions.

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  • 9. 

    Which countries are not eligible to apply to SCCF funds?

    • A.

      Developing Countries

    • B.

      Countries with economies in transition

    • C.

      Least developed countries

    • D.

      Developed Countries

    Correct Answer
    D. Developed Countries
    Explanation
    Developed countries are not eligible to apply for SCCF funds because the SCCF (Special Climate Change Fund) is specifically designed to provide financial support to developing countries, countries with economies in transition, and least developed countries. Developed countries generally have stronger economies and resources to address climate change issues on their own, whereas the SCCF aims to assist countries that may have limited capacity and resources to tackle climate change challenges.

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  • 10. 

    Complete the Sentence The main focus of LDCF funding is on projects related to ...

    • A.

      Mitigation

    • B.

      Adaptation

    • C.

      Technology Transfer

    • D.

      Capacity Building

    Correct Answer
    B. Adaptation
    Explanation
    The main focus of LDCF funding is on projects related to adaptation. This means that the funding is primarily directed towards initiatives that aim to help communities and countries adapt to the impacts of climate change. This could include projects that enhance resilience, promote sustainable agriculture, improve water management, or support the development of climate-resilient infrastructure. By prioritizing adaptation, the LDCF aims to address the urgent needs of vulnerable communities and ensure their ability to cope with the changing climate.

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