Session 1 of the 2023 GCF Watch International Webinar Series | Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) Skip to content Skip to navigation
13 September 2023

In this first session, we will provide a brief introduction to the GCF, the Updated Strategic Plan for 2024-2027, and the second replenishment process, which is currently underway; we will talk about the GCF Watch Platform and the opportunities it provides; and we will have a conversation with two of our active observers before the GCF, to better understand the work they do, in alliance with the civil society observer network which follows on the GCF. 



  1. Florencia Ortúzar, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA): Introduction to the webinar series and moderation.
  2. Jei Edora, Asian Peoples' Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD): Intro on the GCF, the new Updated Strategic Plan and the second replenishment process (GCF-2).
  3. Ira Guerrero, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC): The GCF Watch Platform.
  4. Erika Lennon, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Boell Foundation.A conversation with active observers of the GCF, on the way we work and why we do it.
  5. Camila Bartelega, AIDA: Interactive session to learn from our audience.



Next sessions

  • October 11th - Session 2: CSO led monitoring of the implementation of GCF-approved projects.
  • November 8th - Session 3: Important topics around the GCF.


About the Author

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Florencia Ortúzar Greene

Florencia Ortúzar is Chilean and a senior attorney with AIDA, working from Santiago, Chile. She obtained her Law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and also completed an MSc in Environmental Politics and Regulation at the London School of Economics (LSE) in England. She joined our team in 2012 and collaborates with Climate and Ecosystem programs. She enjoys spending time with her pets as well as cooking, camping and nature trekking.

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