International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (

29 nov. 2023 - outreach-material - project: 5538 - English SCSSAP Updates for November 2023
This document provides a comprehensive overview of recent progress in Cambodia, China, and Thailand for the project "Implementing the Strategic Action Program for the South China and Gulf of Thailand."
24 nov. 2023 - outreach-material - project: 9912 - English Flowing underground - Stories from the Kagera aquifer
This booklet features stories about groundwater in the four countries that share the Kagera aquifer.
06 nov. 2023 - publication - English GEF-8 Programming Directions
The GEF-8 programming architecture builds on the successful approach in GEF-7 of investing in integrated programming and focal area actions to maximize the potential for more impactful outcomes to ultimately support Convention needs and expectatio...
03 nov. 2023 - publication - English The GEF’s International Waters (IW) Focal Area
Aquatic ecosystems face unprecedented threats. Ocean ecosystems are facing multiple pressures, ranging from climate change and acidification to pollution, habitat loss, and excessive fishing. Freshwater ecosystems face multiple stresses. These ran...
25 okt. 2023 - project-identification-form - project: 10685 - English Build back a blue and stronger Mediterranean PIF
Project Objective: Strong, effective, and sustainable management of Mediterranean MPAs to address global changes and to provide long-term socio-ecological benefits in the Mediterranean in a post-COVID recovery context.
This Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) has been prepared under the auspices of ATSEA-2, in order to review the status and trends of important coastal and marine resources, identify priority transboundary environmental issues in the ATS regio...
18 okt. 2023 - outreach-material - project: 10685 - English Framework of cooperation on monitoring and data sharing for mobile species
The cooperation framework aims to promote cooperation and data sharing for the conservation of mobile species. It includes a code of conduct advocating the need to cooperate throughout the range of mobile species.
18 okt. 2023 - outreach-material - project: 10685 - French Cadre de coopération pour le suivi et le partage des données pour la gestion et la conservation des espèces mobiles
Le cadre de coopération vise à promouvoir la coopération et le partage des données pour la conservation des espèces mobiles. Il inclut un code de conduite prônant la nécessité de coopérer dans l'ensemble de l'aire de répartition des espèces mobiles.
18 okt. 2023 - presentation - project: 10685 - English Customizable presentation for full protection in your MPA
These documents provide MPA managers with a communication toolbox in the form of a modular PowerPoint and guidelines. The PowerPoint will be used to communicate to stakeholders projects related to full/high protection, in particular for the creati...
18 okt. 2023 - presentation - project: 10685 - French Présentation personnalisable pour une protection intégrale dans votre AMP
Ces documents fournissent aux gestionnaires d'AMP une boîte à outils de communication sous la forme d'un PowerPoint modulable et de lignes directrices. Le PowerPoint sera utilisé pour communiquer aux parties prenantes les projets liés à la protec...
18 okt. 2023 - workshop - project: 10685 - French Efficacité de la gestion des Aires Marines Protégées Actes d'atelier
Atelier régional d’échange d’expériences du réseau MedPAN Du 25 au 27 octobre 2022 - Petrovac, Monténégro et en ligne
18 okt. 2023 - workshop - project: 10685 - English Efficiency of the management of Marine Protected Areas: Workshop acts
Regional experience exchange workshop of the MedPAN network From October 25 to 27, 2022 - Petrovac, Montenegro and online
11 okt. 2023 - project-identification-form - project: 10797 - English Sustainable Groundwater Management In SADC Member States Project Phase 2 PIF
The Project Development Objective is to develop capacity and knowledge for inclusive groundwater management in the SADC region at the national and transboundary levels.
11 okt. 2023 - project-identification-form - project: 10784 - English Enhancing the sustainable management of Senegalo-Mauritanian Aquifer System to ensure access to water for populations facing climate change (SMAS) PIF
This project will mainly focus on strengthening knowledge of the Senegal-Mauritanian aquifer as a whole with the development of a Transboundary Diagnostic analysis and a participative, inclusive multistakeholder process for the establishment of a ...
11 okt. 2023 - project-identification-form - project: 10700 - English Implementation of the Strategic Action Programmes and the National Strategic Action Plans for the Integrated Water Resources Management in the Puyango-Tumbes, Catamayo-Chira and Zarumilla Transboundary Aquifers and River Basins PIF
11 okt. 2023 - project-identification-form - project: 10805 - English Advancing transboundary co-operation and Integrated Water Resources Management in the Dniester River Basin through implementation of the Strategic Action Programme (SAP) PIF
Project Objective To advance Integrated Water Resources Management in the Dniester River basin contributing to sustainable development by supporting the implementation of the Strategic Action Programme priority actions.
11 okt. 2023 - project-identification-form - project: 10520 - English Enhancing sustainability of the Transboundary Cambodia - Mekong River Delta Aquifer PIB
Project Objective To strengthen environmental sustainability and water security in the Lower Mekong Basin by focusing, for the first time, on improved governance and sustainable utilization of the Cambodia-Mekong River Delta Transboundary Aquifer.
09 okt. 2023 - project-identification-form - project: 10573 - English Blue Horizon: Ocean Relief through Seaweed Aquaculture PIF
The project will work at the global, regional, and national level to strengthen and develop seaweed value chains. The project will work in the South China Sea,and will be aligned with the Strategic Action Plan. More specifically, the project will ...
26 sep. 2023 - presentation - English 2023 IOC/UNESCO N.K. Panikkar Lecture 2023 - Pathway to Sustainable Development (Slides Transcript Bio) Dr Kenneth Sherman
The IOC/UNESCO N.K. Panikkar Memorial Lecture was delivered by Dr. Kenneth Sherman, an esteemed figure who played a pivotal role in the development of the Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) concept. The LME approach, which encompasses five modules focu...
04 aug. 2023 - presentation - project: 532 - English [LME22] Key developments since LME 2019
This has been presented by Julian Barbière at the 22nd Large Marine Ecosystems Consultation Meeting (LME22) held on11-13 July 2023 in Paris, France.




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