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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 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 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

Burkina Faso and GGGI sign Host Country Agreement

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – November 30, 2018 – The Government of Burkina Faso and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) today signed the Host Country Agreement between the two parties. The signing Ceremony took place in the presence of personalities from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment, as well as […]

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 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 […]

News • November 27, 2018

GGGI Trains 25 policy Analysts on Regulatory Best Practices (RBP) Training for Green Growth Policies Development

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has been supporting the Government of Uganda to mainstream Green Growth principles into the development of policies and strategies. So far, GGGI has supported the development of green policy and strategy development work in Uganda to include among others the Development of a Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy to […]

News • November 13, 2018

GGGI Mongolia holds a workshop on Utility scale energy storage solutions to stabilize the energy system

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 13 – The GGGI Mongolia team organized a workshop today in association with the Ministry of Energy (MoE), the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of United States. The workshop was organized as part of the Renewable Energy Absorption Project (REAP) implemented by the Global Green Growth […]

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 • October 24, 2018

Prime Minister of Nepal launches ‘National Action Plan for Electric Mobility’, supported by GGGI

KATHMANDU – October 23, 2018 – The Prime Minister of Nepal, Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, today officially launched the ‘National Action Plan for Electric Mobility.’ The action plan supports implementation of Nepal’s Nationally Determined Contribution, a key mechanism of the Paris Agreement, especially in terms of clean transport, energy diversity and air quality targets. In […]

News • October 18, 2018

GGGI’s best practice of using educational media products in Mongolia presented at the 3rd International Conference on Communication & Media Studies

October 18, Berkeley, USA – Bayarmaa Enkhbayar, Senior Associate – Communications and Knowledge Management of the GGGI Mongolia team, delivered a presentation today at the 3rd International Conference Communication & Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley to share GGGI Mongolia team’s best practice of using short animations to educate young persons in green lifestyle. The […]

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 11, 2018

GGGI collaborates with UN agencies and partners to organize 4-Day Regional Knowledge Exchange for African Cities on Public Bike Sharing Systems in Nairobi

October 11, Nairobi – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda team in collaboration with the UN Environment’s Share the Road Programme, UN-Habitat, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) Africa office and Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) organized a 4-Day Regional Knowledge Exchange on Public Bike Sharing (PBS) Systems for African City Representatives from […]

News • October 4, 2018

Conference on implementation of Viet Nam urban green growth development plan to 2030 and Circular of Urban Green Growth Indicators

Ho Chi Minh City, September 27-28 – The Ministry of Construction (MOC) – the Government of Viet Nam in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute co-hosted a “Conference on implementation of the Viet Nam urban green growth development plan to 2030 and Circular on Urban Green Growth Indicators”, under the series of events in Northern, […]

News • October 3, 2018

GGGI Presenting Green Growth at 2018 IMF-WB Annual Meetings

GGGI is set to support the Government of Indonesia and participate in the “International Conference on Low Carbon Development and Green Economy”, a parallel event to the 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, which will be held at Inaya Putri Bali Resort on 11 October 2018.   Presenting the […]

News • October 2, 2018

GGGI Convenes Stakeholders in Musanze & Rubavu on Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) and Non-Motorised Transport (NMT)

The GGGI Rwanda team organized two stakeholder consultations in two of Rwanda’s rapidly urbanizing secondary cities, Musanze and Rubavu. The consultation sessions were organized to discuss the challenges, limitations and opportunities of developing a public bicycle sharing (PBS) system. Participants at the stakeholders consultations included representatives from local and national government entities, the private sector, […]

News • September 26, 2018

Green Buildings to complement Sustainable Urbanization of Rwanda

According to UN Environment, buildings accounted for 30% of global final energy consumption and 28% of global CO2 emissions in 2015. According to UN-Habitat in Africa, energy used in buildings is an estimated 56% of the total national electricity consumption. Over 70% of this energy is consumed in cities. In some cases, more than 50% […]

News • September 25, 2018

Q&A: Why Young and Smart Greenpreneurs are the Future of Sustainable Development

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe , Sep 25 2018 (IPS) – Young people – a growing population segment in developing countries – are intrepid innovators and entrepreneurs who can help solve pressing climate and development challenges today. Believing in the potential of the youth, the Seoul-based Global Green Growth Initiative (GGGI), in partnership with Student Energy and Youth […]

News • September 21, 2018

GGGI at the 73rd UNGA and Climate Week NYC

  Announcement The Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, will be attending the 73rd UNGA in New York City. He will be on site in NYC between Sunday September 23 and Friday September 28, participating in many side events and will be available for media interviews. Events Organized by Other […]