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News • October 8, 2018

WGEO and GGGI launch joint initiative for the funding of smart green cities

Dubai, UAE, 8 October 2018 – The World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a partnership agreement today in Dubai to fast-track green investments into bankable smart city projects. The joint initiative makes it possible for smart green cities and sustainable infrastructure projects to gain access to grants and […]

News • September 17, 2018

UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment holds MENA Regional Consultation Workshop on the Green Growth Index and Simulation Tool

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) hosted a two-day regional consultation workshop on September 16-17 on green growth performance measurement at its headquarters in Dubai. Co-organized with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the workshop aimed at highlighting ongoing efforts to develop a green economy indicator in the UAE to track progress under the […]

News • August 13, 2018

UAE National Air Emissions Monitoring Project – Training Workshops

During the first week of August 2018, the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held three half-day workshops in the emirates of Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) and Ajman and Umm Al Quwain (UAQ). The objective of the trainings was capacity building on data collection for […]

News • March 29, 2018

Capacity Building and Validation Workshop held in the UAE to Assess Adaptation to Climate Change in the Health Sector

On March 28-29, the GGGI UAE team in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) held a capacity building and validation workshop on risk assessment and climate change adaptation for the health sector. The two-day event in Dubai gathered around 60 representatives of public health authorities, research centers, and other health-related […]

News • December 23, 2017

Environment ministry launches UAE Green Jobs Programme

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has announced the launch of the UAE Green Jobs Programme at the first stakeholder workshop on the subject convened at its headquarters in Dubai. The UAE Green Agenda 2030, the action framework for the country’s green economy transformation approved by the Cabinet in 2015, dedicates one of its […]