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News • November 14, 2018

GGGI organizes a kick-off meeting to launch a Sustainable Energy-Water Solution for a Medium to Large-scale Irrigation of Commercial Farming

GGGI organized a kick-off meeting to launch a Sustainable Energy-Water Solution for a Medium to Large-scale Irrigation of Commercial Farming. The meeting was chaired by the Ministry of Water and Environment and other relevant ministries, including the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and the Ministry […]

News • November 12, 2018

GGGI Supports Pacific Islands Transport Forum and Expo in Fiji

November 12, Suva, Fiji – The Pacific Islands Transport Forum and Expo was hosted this week by the Government of Fiji in conjunction with the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) and the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fjji. The three-day event drew over one hundred participants representing the private sector, governments, and other […]

News • November 9, 2018

GGGI co-organizes training to access finance for climate change projects

Following the 4th Seminar on Climate Change Projects and Programs (CCPP) on 5th November with more than 200 participants, the 4-day CCPP training with public and private sector representatives from more than 20 countries concluded with a series of site visits on Friday, 9th November. Co-organized by the Global Green Growth Institute, the training gave participants an opportunity to share their experience and learn […]

News • November 7, 2018

Third Workshop in Nariño: Strengthening local capacities by learning means of implementation for GG

Pasto, November 7: The Subnational Program of GGGI Colombia with the support of the Norwegian Embassy and the Government of Nariño, carried out the third of four capacity building workshops on Green Growth addressed to the public and private stakeholders in the region. This workshop gathered more than 75 participants and aimed to share knowledge on […]

News • November 6, 2018

Korea and GGGI organize seminar to support developing countries access climate action finance

This week, the Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance hosts the 4th Seminar on Climate Change Projects and Programs (CCPP) to provide a cooperation platform for representatives from developing countries who work with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to mobilize climate finance. Co-organized by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the CCPP kicked-off on November […]

News • November 6, 2018

Consultation workshop on assessing green jobs with a green employment projection model (Green- EPM)

November 6, Hanoi – On November 6, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) together with the Viet Nam Institute of Labor Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA) co-organized a consultation workshop on “Accessing green jobs with a green employment projection model” in Hanoi. The workshop was part of GGGI’s Green Growth and Employment Program that is […]

News • November 1, 2018

GGGI-ICAPP Special Workshop on Green Cities & Air Quality Improvement

On November 1, GGGI co-hosted a Special Workshop on Green Cities & Air Quality Improvement with the International Conference on Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The joint workshop brought together 18 ICAPP representatives of 14 Asian political parties to share knowledge on green smart cities, especially focusing on Asian urban areas. […]

News • October 31, 2018

GGGI Holds Assembly and Council Joint Session at its Headquarters in Seoul

Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 31 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) convened the Seventh Session of its Assembly and Eleventh Session of its Council on October 31 at its headquarters in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The joint session was chaired by GGGI’s President of the Assembly and Chair of its Council, Mr. Ban Ki-moon […]

News • October 30, 2018

GGGI Holds the GGGI Energy Forum 2018 in Seoul to Accelerate the Renewable Energy Transition

October 30, Seoul, Republic of Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Hanwha Q CELLS jointly organized the GGGI Energy Forum 2018 on October 30 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Under the theme of “Renewable Energy Potential on the Korean Peninsula,” the GGGI Energy Forum served as a platform for sharing energy transformation […]

News • October 30, 2018

GGGI contributes to Empowering Women as Managers in the Renewable Energy Sector

On October 29-30, Dagmar Zwebe, GGGI’s Principle Program Manager in Indonesia with support from the Sustainability and Safeguards Unit was attended the APEC funded event “Empowering Women as Managers in the Renewable Energy Sector” in Singapore. The event was implemented by SD Strategies and RENAC, and followed a series of events involving selected Women Entrepreneurs […]

News • October 30, 2018

Making progress in Medellin with Workshop #2: Successful cases of Green Growth in Antioquia

Medellín, October 30 – The Subnational Program of the GGGI Colombia team, with the support of the Norwegian Embassy and the Government of Antioquia, carried out the second of four capacity building workshops in green growth for public and private stakeholders in this department. This second meeting focused on sharing the national and regional successful cases, […]

News • October 25, 2018

GGGI signs an MoU with KOICA

October 25, Seoul – The Global Green Growth Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) at the GGGI Seoul headquarters for the deployment of KOICA Multilateral Cooperation Officer (KMCO) and KOICA International Development Volunteer (KIDV) with various GGGI projects. An MoU was signed between Mr. Kyung Hoon […]

News • October 25, 2018

GGGI leads “Urban Walk” in Nyagatare

October 25, Nyagatare –  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) partnered with the Government of Rwanda and stakeholders working on sustainable urban development to bring forward discussion on pressing urbanization issues. To share knowledge and updates on the current progress on green cities, the GGGI Rwanda team led an “Urban Walk” in Nyagatare, one of Rwanda’s […]

News • October 24, 2018

GGGI Mongolia organizes a Technical meeting on a Business case of low-carbon small-scale heating solutions for the selected educational facility.

Ulaanbaatar,  24 October – The GGGI Mongolia team organized a technical meeting today on the Business case of low-carbon small-scale heating solutions for the selected educational facility named 122nd Public School. The business case required consideration of technical, commercial and financial viability. Also, it is integrating perspectives of operations and management and its potential to […]

News • October 23, 2018

Second workshop on Green Growth in Meta: A new way for a Forest Culture

Villavicencio, October 23 – The GGGI Colombia team under the framework of the sub-national strategy in green growth, and with the support of the Norwegian Embassy and Department of Meta’s Governor Office, carried out the second of four capacity building workshops on green growth for public and private stakeholders. Around 90 participants attended the workshop, […]

News • October 22, 2018

President of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Japan visits GGGI

Seoul, October 22 – Professor Kazuhiko Takeuchi, President of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan paid a visit to the GGGI Seoul headquarters, and met with Ms. Jenny Hyoeun Kim, Deputy Director-General and Head of Green Growth Planning and Implementation (GGP&I) and several GGGI staff to discuss ongoing and potential collaboration between […]

News • October 17, 2018

GGGI supports MoU signing between China and Mongolia to promote collaboration of two countries in fields of energy efficiency

Beijing, China, October 15 – As part of GGGI’s support to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) of Mongolia, framed in the MoU signed in March 2017, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Mongolia and China programs have facilitated the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the ERC of Mongolia and the National Institute […]

News • October 17, 2018

GGGI Promotes Green Tourism Practices at Fiji World Tourism Day Seminar

On October 17, the Fiji Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism held a World Tourism Day Awareness Seminar in Rakiraki, Fiji. The seminar aimed to help micro, small, and medium enterprises in the tourism sector improve their productivity through innovation and sustainable growth, and was focused on the theme “Tourism and the Digital Transformation.” Attendees […]

News • October 16, 2018

GGGI organizes World Food Day workshop for Youth in UAE

On October 16, World Food Day, the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), together with Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Embassy of Australia and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, co-organized a half-day Youth Workshop – “Our Food Our Future”. Dedicated to the young generation in the UAE, the workshop took […]

News • October 15, 2018

GGGI to host an energy forum in Seoul

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Hanwha Q CELLS will hold the GGGI Energy Forum 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The GGGI Energy Forum 2018 will take place as follows: Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Time: 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Venue: The Plaza Hotel, Seoul Under the theme of “Renewable Energy Potential on the […]