H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah

President, Liberia

Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor

Vice President, Liberia

Green Climate Fund Board Ends 22nd Meeting

GCF Board Members (Standing R-L: Jeremiah G. Sokan, Sr. /LDCs Representative)


The 22nd Meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board (GCF/B22/19) ended on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in Songdo, South Korea

GCF is a multilateral fund created to make significant and ambitious contributions to global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change.

The GCF is governed by a Board, composed of an equal representation of developed and developing countries.

This year’s meeting was held at G-Tower Building, Songdo, South Korea from Saturday, February 23 to Thursday, February 28, 2019.

The National Coordinator of National Climate Change Secretariat of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Liberia, Jeremiah G. Sokan was among 12 other world leaders that represent the Least Developing Countries (LDCs) on the 24 member GCF Board.

 The meeting approved nine climate funding proposals and adopted several policies and operational frameworks. Eight of the approved climate funding proposals are from LDCs in Africa; especially West Africa.