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News • July 13, 2018

GGGI held multi-stakeholder discussions and interviews to improve the solid waste management system in Vientiane, Lao PDR

On July 9 -13, GGGI in partnership with the Vientiane City Office for Management and Services (VCOMS) conducted a stakeholder research study with the aim of developing a sustainable solid waste management system in Vientiane, Lao PDR and linking it to future project development and implementation studies. A focus group discussion (FGD) was attended by […]

News • July 12, 2018

GGGI and AMATA ink an MoU to establish Green and Smart City

Bangkok, July 12, 2018 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and AMATA Corporation Public Company Limited, a Thai industrial estates provider, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to advance green growth and sustainable development especially in the area of Green and Smart City in industrial land development in Thailand. The MoU, signed by […]

News • July 10, 2018

Colombia approves Long-Term Green Growth Policy and sets the course towards 2030

During the National Council of Economic and Social Policy (CONPES) session on July 10, President Santos of Colombia approved the Long-Term Green Growth Policy (CONPES document No. 3934), in accordance with the goal established in the National Development Plan 2014-2018 and to which GGGI has been contributing since 2014. This policy aims to boost productivity […]

News • July 10, 2018

What is the Green Climate Fund and How Indonesia Accessing it?

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a financing mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and is specifically established to provide financial support so that countries like Indonesia can reach its emission reduction targets. As of May 2018, the GCF portfolio has 76 projects worldwide worth USD 12.6 billion with an […]

News • July 6, 2018

Seeking FiT hike for bagasse power

News • July 5, 2018

GGGI’s Eighth Meeting of the Management and Program Sub-Committee (MPSC) held in Seoul

Seoul, July 5 – GGGI’s Eighth Meeting of the Management and Program Sub-Committee (MPSC) was attended by participants from Australia, Costa Rica, Norway, Republic of Korea and Rwanda, as well as by observers from Denmark, Hungary, Papua New Guinea, Qatar and the United Kingdom today at GGGI’s Seoul headquarters. The meeting was chaired by Ms. […]

News • July 5, 2018

GGGI’s Assembly President and Council Chair Ban Ki-moon urges global efforts on Land Degradation Neutrality and support for the Inter-Korean Peace Forest Initiative

Seoul, July 5 – Mr. Ban Ki-moon, GGGI’s Assembly President and Council Chair, highlighted the urgent need of implementing Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) in the context of contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals, the Nationally Determined Contributions, and the post-conflict process. During his congratulatory remarks at the 1st Global Land Neutrality Degradation Forum on July […]

News • June 29, 2018

Green Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program

GGGI is looking for passionate young greenpreneurs interested in a 10-week virtual accelerator program and global business plan competition, designed to take your green growth ideas to viable business plans! Do you have an idea to catalyze green growth in your community? If you have a great idea to generate green growth, the Global Green […]

News • June 28, 2018

GGGI takes part in the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2018

Oslo, Norway, June 28 – GGGI took part in the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2018 hosted by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) to present the importance of jurisdictional platforms to scale up REDD+ across peatland landscapes and discuss ways to foster protection of tropical forests. The GGGI Indonesia team co-organized a side event entitled […]

News • June 28, 2018

CCDA and GGGI held Workshop on Implementation of Green Climate Fund Policies and Procedures for PNG

June 28, Port Moresby – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) hosted its first Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness workshop in PNG on June 27 and 28 at the Laguna Hotel in Port Moresby. As the delivery partner to PNG’s GCF Readiness program, […]

News • June 28, 2018

CCDA and GGGI held workshop on implementation of Green Climate Fund policies and procedures for PNG

On June 27 and 28, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) hosted its first Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness workshop in PNG at the Laguna Hotel in Port Moresby. As the delivery partner to PNG’s GCF Readiness program, GGGI is committed to supporting […]

News • June 28, 2018

Strengthening green finance capacity in Mongolia through the GCF Readiness program

Ulaanbaatar, 28 June – The Government of Mongolia, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association conducted a two-day capacity building workshop on accessing green finance today in Ulaanbaatar. The workshop, hosted by the partner organizations under the Readiness program in Mongolia, highlighted the opportunities and […]

News • June 28, 2018

GGGI and Government of Nepal launch seven green municipal growth assessments, ramping up efforts to green Nepal’s urbanization

    On June 27-28, 2018, over a two-day workshop, GGGI in partnership with Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, the Ministry of Forests and Environment and participating municipalities explored projects, policies and tools for greening Nepal’s urbanization. The workshop was conducted in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of the Green Municipal Development Program which […]

News • June 27, 2018

Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress Held in Beijing, China

On June 25-27, the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress was held in Beijing, China. The conference was hosted by the International Center for Bamboo and Rattan (ICBR), and co-organized by the International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR), and the National Forestry and Grassland Administration of the People’s Republic of China (NFGA). The GGGI China team […]

News • June 26, 2018

GGGI Commits to support the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership Plan 2018 – 2020 for Uganda’s Climate Action

Kampala, June 26 – The GGGI Uganda team joined other development partners to support Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership Plan 2018 – 2020. This was during a High-level Event officiated today by Uganda’s 1st Deputy Prime Minister, General Moses Ali at the Serena Hotel in Kampala, who re-echoed the political commitment and pledged governments […]

News • June 25, 2018

The GGGI Mongolia team co-hosts Prize ceremony for the winners of challenge “Let’s fight air pollution together”

Ulaanbaatar, June 25 – The winners of Innovation Challenge “Let’s fight air pollution together” were announced and received prizes today. As part of its efforts to contribute to Mongolia’s green development, the GGGI Mongolia team implemented the “Let’s fight air pollution together” Innovation Challenge in partnership with the Arig Bank since April 2017. This initiative […]

News • June 22, 2018

GGGI and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies co-organize a pre-technical meeting on the China-Japan-Korea Green Growth Collaboration Program on Low Carbon Cities

Seoul, June 21 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) co-organized a pre-technical meeting on the ‘China-Japan-Korea (CJK) Green Growth Collaboration Program on Low Carbon Cities’ at the GGGI Seoul headquarters on June 20-21. Technical experts from four execution agencies – designated by the governments of […]

News • June 21, 2018

GGGI, GCF, IRENA and the Government of Burkina Faso co-organize a regional capacity development workshop to discuss renewable energy opportunities and NDC implementation

Burkina Faso, June 28 – A regional capacity development workshop on financing NDC implementation in the energy sector was held on June 26- 28 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The Government of Burkina Faso, the Global Green Growth Institute, the Green Climate Fund and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) co-organized a regional capacity development workshop under the […]

News • June 20, 2018

GGGI and Norway support the South-South exchange of experiences in controlling deforestation and environmental enforcement between Brazil and Colombia

From June 11th to 15th, in the presence of the Minister of the Environment of Brazil, Edson Duarte, and the Ambassador of Colombia in Brazil, Alejandro Duarte, the “Technical Mission of exchange of experiences on monitoring tools, deforestation control, environmental enforcement and rural environmental cadastre” was held with the support of the Global Green Growth […]

News • June 20, 2018

The biannual meeting of the Green Cities Technical Committee held in Senegal

Dakar, June 19 and 20 – The biannual meeting of the Technical Committee on Green Cities was held on June 19 at the GGGI Senegal Office in Dakar. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Amadou Diouldé Diallo from the General Directorate of Urban planning & Architecture and Mr. Mamadou Konate, Senior Officer Green Growth at the […]