SREP Observers

Recognizing that it is important to ensure good linkages with key partners in order to promote the efficient use of resources and complimentarity with other sources of financing, the SREP Sub-Committee will invite as active observers to its meetings, representatives of Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and a representative of the Energy for the Poor Initiative (EFPI).

List of Members

Role of Observers:

1. Request the floor during discussions of the Trust Fund Committees and Sub-Committees to make verbal interventions. Selected observers from each of the constituency groups are requested to work together to coordinate their interventions so as to maximize efficiency of the Trust Fund Committee and Sub-Committee proceedings. 
2. Request the Co-Chairs to add agenda items to the provisional agenda.
3. Recommend external experts to the Trust Fund Committee and Sub-Committees or the Co-Chairs to speak on a specific agenda item.
Responsibilities of Observers:
1. Consultation with other stakeholders of their constituency.
2. Representation in meetings of the interest of their constituency, not just their own organization.
3. Compliance with agreed consultation guidelines/standards developed by a representative group of their constituency.
Review of practices on NGO/CSO Participation and proposal for the CIF Committees 
(Prepared by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature)