The Government of Sri Lanka is graciously hosting IWC8.
The GEF International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network (IW:LEARN) is responsible for organizing the IWC. GEF IW:LEARN seeks to strengthen global portfolio experience sharing and learning, dialogue facilitation, targeted knowledge sharing and replication in order to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of GEF IW projects to deliver tangible results in partnership with other IW initiatives. Its services include knowledge management, technical support services, peer-to-peer learning exchanges, support to communities of practice, targeted training workshops and portfolio-wide learning through the IWC’s. Please see www.iwlearn.net/abt_iwlearn.
The GEF also leads the IWC8 organization. A Steering Committee exists to oversee the coordination and programming of the IWC8 and to ensure its strategic role in the context of international waters management.