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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 • January 4, 2019

Promoting green growth by building youth capacity for UNFCCC negotiations

In Katowice – December 2018 Policy makers, influencers, innovators, business drivers, International organizations and observers from a wide range of sectors and across the globe gathered for the  24th Conference of Parties in Katowice. Among the participants was the delegation from Rwanda that include 3 young innovators from ‘Green Fighters’. Youth around different corners of […]

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 18, 2018

GGGI Welcomes Tonga as its Twenty-ninth Member

Suva, Fiji – 18 December – On December 17, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) welcomed the Kingdom of Tonga as its twenty-ninth Member and fifth country from the Pacific, committing to jointly deliver inclusive, environmentally sustainable economic growth in the country. The membership ceremony was held during GGGI’s Seventh Session of its Assembly and Eleventh […]

News • December 13, 2018

Our Fijian Story for a Low-Carbon Development Pathway

Karsten Sach, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Germany, and Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji and COP 23 President, share a laugh after the event. This side event demonstrated efforts by Fiji to implement the Paris Agreement by officially launching its Low Emission Development Strategy (LEDS) (2018-2050) and committing to achieve […]

News • December 12, 2018

NDC Partnership: Taking Action to Raise Climate Ambition in LDCs and SIDS through NDCs and Long-Term Strategies

L-R: Dolf Gielen, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); Al-Hamdou Dorsouma, African Development Bank (AfDB); Jenny Kim, GGGI; and Moderator Orestes Anastasia, GGGI This event included senior government officials from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and small island developing states (SIDS) who have championed mitigation measures in their countries, showcasing examples of projects for raising mitigation ambitions through Nationally Determined Contributions […]

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 10, 2018

Supporting Regional NDC Hubs

Presented by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Islamic Development Bank and the NDC Partnership Participants and panelists pose for a photo at the end of the event This event, moderated by Davinah Milenge Uwella, AfDB, convened to discuss regional hubs […]

News • December 8, 2018

International knowledge exchange program on building energy efficiency organized to trigger market transformation in Mongolia

Bratislava, December 7-8 – The Government Delegation from Ulaanbaatar Mayor’s Office, the Energy Regulatory Commission, the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development and the High Council on Home Owners’ Association visited Energy Centre of Bratislava to learn Slovakia’s experience on renovating its public and residential buildings through market mechanisms and government support. This knowledge exchange […]

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

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 […]