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News • January 14, 2019

GGGI partners in The Liveability Challenge

The Global Green Growth Institute is proud to be a part of The Liveability Challenge, a search for impactful and scalable solutions in energy and the circular economy for cities in the tropics. The Liveability Challenge is a global platform that hunts for and accelerates the launch ofinnovative andground-breakingsolutions to challenges that cities in the […]

News • January 10, 2019

Cambodia adopts wastewater system guideline developed with GGGI and GIZ

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – 10 January 2019. A “Guideline on Wastewater System Operation and Maintenance” was formally launched before more than 300 civil servants participating in the annual conference of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT). The guideline, jointly developed by GGGI, GIZ and MPWT, offers detailed technical information on topics such as […]

News • December 20, 2018

GGGI promotes green growth during a workshop for engineering students on Sustainable Development Goals

Rabat, Morocco, December 20 – UNESCO, IAV Hassan II (Agronomic and Veterinary Institute Hassan II) and ANAFIDE (National Association for Land Improvement, Irrigation, Drainage and Environment) have co-organized a sensitization workshop on the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for engineering students and young engineers, with emphasis placed on the SDGs related to water, […]

News • December 19, 2018

Workshop on the National greenhouse gas Inventory System (NIS-GHG)

December 19, Rabat, Morocco – Abdelmajid Bennis, GGGI’s Morocco Program Officer represented the GGGI Morocco team in a workshop organized by the Secretary of State in charge of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). The workshop convened representatives from various sectors, as well as experts from international organizations. This ambitious […]

News • December 11, 2018

Mexico’s State of Sonora affirms commitment to Green Bonds at GGGI’s Green Finance Workshop in Hermosillo

Hermosillo, December 11 — Sonora’s Treasurer Daniel Galindo Ruiz and Commissioner Luis Carlos Romo of the State Commission for Ecology and Sustainable Development (CEDES) opened a workshop on Green Bonds today in Hermosillo to inaugurate the launch of Sonora’s Green Bond Framework. The workshop, hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the State […]

News • December 10, 2018

Taking Indonesia Beyond Climate Action and Emission Reduction

The Government of Indonesia expresses strong commitment to take the archipelagic nation beyond climate actions and emission reduction in its upcoming development plan, playing a leading role among middle-income countries in the path towards low carbon development and green economy. Katowice, Poland, 10 December 2018—Showcasing green projects under the Low Carbon Development Initiative (LCDI) in […]

News • December 10, 2018

GGGI organizes “Mongolia National Sustainable Finance Roadmap: Supporting the development of Green Bonds’ markets” workshop

On 10 Dec, 2018, GGGI Mongolia organized a workshop for Regulators, Financial institutions, Investors and Issuers to build and enhance the knowledge on Green Bonds as financing and investment tool. Representatives from policymaking and regulatory bodies, financial institutions, public and private companies, local governments, investors as well as research and rating institutions were invited to […]

News • December 7, 2018

Electric Vehicles Promotion Consultation Workshop in Lao PDR

On December 7, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR Country Team, in partnership with Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) held a consultation workshop on the promotion of Electric Vehicles (EVs) under the umbrella of Green Cities. This event included representatives from Ministry of Planning and Investment, National Institute of Economic Research, […]

News • December 7, 2018

Greening GGGI and Beyond: Education Outreach Program for Students

On December 7, 2018, GGGI invited Rotary International Youth exchange students to its Headquarters in Seoul, Republic of Korea, to participate in an education outreach program, designed to provide an interactive out-of-school learning experience that promotes awareness on global environmental problems and encourages conversation and actions to combat these issues.   Participants had a chance […]

News • December 6, 2018

GGGI held a participatory workshop on Decentralized Waste Collection Services in Vientiane

On December 6, 2018, GGGI in partnership with Vientiane City Office for Management and Services (VCOMS)  conducted a participatory workshop with local stakeholders with an aim to validate operational models and implementation strategy for decentralized waste collection services in Vientiane, Lao DPR. The workshop was attended by thirty community members including village authorities, women’s union […]

News • December 4, 2018

Green Bag Seminar with Professor Emanuel Pastreich, President of the Asia Institute at the GGGI Seoul HQ

On December 4, the Governance Department of the Office of the Director General, invited Professor Emanuel Pastreich, President of the Asia Institute as a speaker for a Green Bag Seminar at the GGGI Seoul headquarters. During the Seminar, Professor Pastreich talked about North Korea’s potential as both the threat and opportunity in dealing with the […]

News • December 3, 2018


Katowice, Poland. December 3- GGGI was represented at the official opening ceremony of the COP 24 UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland. During the opening plenary and the High-level Segment, attended by close to 30 heads of states and government, many underscored the importance of taking action on climate change. In his opening address […]

News • December 1, 2018

Green Growth & Sustainable Development Forum & Sixth GGKP Annual Conference

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), in partnership with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and other GGKP partner institutions, convened a series of events the week of 25 November at the OECD headquarters in Paris, France. These events included the Green Growth & Sustainable Development Forum, the Second Global Forum on Green […]

News • November 30, 2018

Africa Green Growth Forum 2018

The Africa Green Growth Forum, held in Kigali, Rwanda on November 26-30, was a combination of discussions with field tours to share best practice, mobilize resources and foster investment and innovation across the continent. Rwanda hosted the First Ever Africa Green Growth Forum that was paperless and plastic free. Africa has everything because it has […]

News • November 29, 2018

Senegal GGGWeek 2018 – Training Workshop on Readiness on Implementing NDC

November 28-29, Dakar – The national capacity development workshop on the NDC revisions in 2020 for the energy sector convened representatives from various sectors, as well as experts from international organizations (IRENA, ECREE, GGGI, IDE/CEA), in Dakar on November 28-29, 2018. This capacity development was for relevant stakeholders on renewable energy options and will contribute […]

News • November 29, 2018

Senegal GGGWeek 2018 – High-level Panel on green buildings and innovations for green cities development. Friday November 29th, 2018

On November 29, as part of the Global Green Growth Week, the GGGI Senegal team organized a High-Level Panel on Green Buildings for Green Cities. That was chaired by the Director of Cabinet of the Ministry of Urban Renewal, Housing and Living Environment. In his speech, he stressed that’s imperative to rethink how to plan, […]

News • November 29, 2018

Senegal GGGWeek 2018: Unlocking Green Growth Potential In Senegal

Dakar, Senegal – November 29 – The official closing ceremony of Senegal’s GGGWeek 2018, was chaired by Mr. Amadou Lamine Guisse, Secretary General of the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development who delivered the closing address. He was preceded on the microphone by Mr. Mamadou Konate on behalf of Dr Mahamadou Tounkara, the Country […]

News • November 28, 2018

Senegal GGGWeek 2018: Second biannual Green Cities Technical Committee meeting

November 28, 2018 – The second biannual meeting of the Green Cities Technical Committee was held at the Directorate General of Urban Planning and Architecture As part of the Global Green Growth Week, the bi-annual meeting of the Green City Technical Committee was held. The purpose of this meeting is to take stock of the […]

News • November 27, 2018

GGGI, MONRE to promote green growth projects in Thailand’s food industry, SMEs

Bangkok, November 27, 2018 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) joined force with the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP), the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, to develop a green investment plan for Thailand’s food industry aiming to enhance the industry’s competitiveness, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensure sustainable […]