2014 Annual Meeting, 11-14 August, Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil

Meeting Details

The GCF Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity for information exchange and progress on the GCF’s low emission rural development and REDD-related objectives. The meeting will include: a high-level session, 2014 updates from the GCF member states and provinces during an interactive world cafe, plus a world cafe for stakeholders to share with meeting attendees, a roundtable discussion with the GCF Coordinators and other GCF country representatives, an update from the GCF Secretariat and the GCF Fund, and facilitated breakout sessions on high priority topics such as Climate Policy, Public and Private Finance, and Sustainable Supply Chains. A provisional agenda will be available on the resources page and will continue to be updated as details are confirmed.

The Annual Meeting is free to attend and is open to GCF stakeholders, but attendees must register in advance and are responsible for their travel expenses including transportation, hotel and meals. Interpretation will be provided throughout the meeting for the following languages; English, Indonesian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Meeting Venue

Maison Borges
Rua das Acássias, 1001
Distrito Industrial SETOR B
Rio Branco, Acre – Brazil


Holiday Inn Express Rio Branco
Rua Rio Grande Do Sul, 332 Centro
Rio Branco, Acre – Brazil
+55 68-33022301
*Mention the GCF Annual Meeting when making your reservation for a discount. Offer expires July 15th.
Pinheiro Palace Hotel
Rua Rui Barbosa, 450
Rio Branco, Acre – Brazil
+55 68-32147100
Hotel Guapindaia Praça
Rua Rui Barbosa, 354
Rio Branco, Acre – Brazil
+55 68 32247677

Local Services

Central de Cópias Ebenézer
Av. Getúlio Vargas 727
+55 (68) 3222-6870
Central de Cópias Rio Branco
Av. Getúlio Vargas 70
+55 (68) 3224-0251

Getting There

Airport: Plácido de Castro in Rio Branco, Acre

Plácido de Castro is an international airport, but most flights have layovers in the cities of Brasilia and/or Porto Velho. For overnight layovers in Brasilia some lodging options near the airport are below.

St. Paul Plaza Hotel
St. Peter Hotel

Visa Requirements

For international travelers, please note that a visa may be required for entry into Brazil. It is critical that you check with your local consular office to determine your visa application requirements as they differ from country to country. For additional information please review Brazil Travel Visa Information.

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