Danish government to invest upwards of EUR 60 million in Global Environment Facility

Danish government capital will be used to finance sustainable development in some of the world's poorest countries.

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The Danish government is prepared to inject DKK 450 million (EUR 60.4 million) into the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in order to bolster efforts to mitigate climate change, the Danish foreign ministry informs in a press statement.

"The Global Environment Facility is an important instrument for efforts to mitigate climate change and other global environmental challenges, for instance, plastic pollution in the world's oceans," says Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs (Liberal Party) in the statement.

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