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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

GGGI at COP24

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

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 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 […]

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 27, 2018

Senegal GGGWeek 2018: High Level Political Dialogue on Challenges and Opportunities

November 27, 2018 – Political validation of the national Green Growth Strategy and Road Map. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Senegal are organizing the National Green Growth Week in Senegal (Global Green Growth Week – GGGWeek) from 26 to 29 November 2018 under the theme: ” Unleashing the potential of […]

News • November 26, 2018

Senegal GGGWeek 2018: Launch of Least Developed Countries Universities Consortium on Climate Change

November 26, 2018 – The Official launch of Least Developed Countries Universities Consortium on Climate Change (LUCCC) with the Secretary General of Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Senegal In the context of Global Green Growth Week celebration in Senegal, Universities and research centers in Senegal, through the support of GGGI, and also under […]

News • November 26, 2018

Senegal GGGWeek 2018: Training workshop on environmental economics

November 26, 2018 – The training workshop on the concept, policies and integration of environmental economics in training curricula.  This training workshop, part of GGGI’s first National Green Growth Week in Senegal, was held at the West African Research Center(WARC) in Dakar. This event is a joint initiative of the International organization of Francophonie(OIF), through the […]

News • November 23, 2018

Visit by Mr. Magosaki, Director, Climate Change Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan

On November 23, 2018, Keeyong Chung, Director of Governance, Office of Director-General, met with Mr. Kaoru Magosaki, Director, Climate Change Division from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan, to discuss areas of potential collaboration between GGGI and Japan. The meeting was also attended by Pranab Jyoti Baruah, Principal Specialist of Thought Leadership, Jin Young Kim, Officer-In-Charge, […]

News • November 21, 2018

Training on Green Growth Performance Measurement (GGPM) sponsored by GGGI and World Bank in Vang Vieng, Laos PDR

Vang Vieng, Lao PDR, November 19-21 – The GGGI Lao PDR team in partnership with the National Institute for Economic Research (NIER) and the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) held a workshop on Green Growth Performance Measurement (GGPM) in Vang Vieng, Lao PDR today. This event included experts from GGGI and line ministries and key […]

News • November 20, 2018

East Kalimantan Upscales FMU Capacity

East Kalimantan is upscaling the capacity of Forest Management Units (FMU). The East Kalimantan Forestry Office as the leading institution through the newly inaugurated FMU Centre in collaboration with development partner organizations in the province design and facilitate series of capacity building activities for 21 FMUs in East Kalimantan Province which are planned to be […]

News • November 18, 2018

GGGI Budapest Office to Strengthen European Presence

November 18, Budapest, Hungary – An Agreement to host a Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Office in Budapest, Hungary was concluded on October 31, 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. On October 31, GGGI convened the Seventh Session of its Assembly and Eleventh Session of its Council. The joint session was chaired by GGGI’s President […]

News • November 16, 2018

GCF Adaptation Rationale for Project Pipelines & Other Climate Investment

November 14-16, Cebu, Philippines – With around 100 participants from more than 40 countries, the GCF Adaptation Rationale workshop supported participants in the development of project pipelines, that effectively articulate key elements of climate rationale to further attract adaptation finance; and help ensure the implementation of upstream readiness support, including for adaptation planning processes that effectively contribute […]