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Sustainable Development Goals

News • February 14, 2019

GGGI hosts UN-Habitat’s Executive Director at the ‘Inclusive Cities Talk’ in Kigali, Rwanda

The 3rd National Urban Forum  held in Kigali, Rwanda from February 6-7 was organized by the Ministry of Infrastructure with partner organizations UN-Habitat, World Bank, GGGI, Enabel – Belgium Development Agency, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and International Growth Center (IGC). The gathering set up to evaluate what has previously been done in […]

News • January 15, 2019

GGGI’s President and Chair Ban Ki-moon Speaks at ADSW 2019

On January 15, 2019, GGGI’s President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council Mr. Ban Ki-moon participated in the Keynote Interview: SDGs in Practice during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. ADSW 2019, one of the world’s largest sustainability gatherings, took place on January 13-16 with the aim 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 • November 14, 2018

Consultation Workshop on Implementing Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in Lao PDR

On November 13-14, the GGGI Lao PDR team in partnership with the Department of Climate Change (DCC) of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) held a two-day consultation workshop on implementing Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in Lao PDR at the National Convention Center. This event included representatives of the National Institute of Economic Research (NIER), relevant […]

News • October 15, 2018

GGGI facilitated a multi-stakeholder workshop on the offgrid renewables for universal electricity access and NDC implementation in Mozambique

October 15, Maputo, Mozambique – Mozambique is at the crossroads of development, and ensuring universal electrification of its rural population is key to achieving multiple Sustainable Development Goals of Mozambique. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with Mozambique’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (MIREME) and  the Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural […]

News • May 4, 2018

GGGI assesses inclusive green development Belt and Road opportunities

SEOUL, May 4, 2018 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted a side event under the theme of “Green Growth and Regional Cooperation” on 4 May on the sidelines of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila, Philippines. The GGGI side event served as a platform for discussing opportunities […]

News • February 23, 2018

GGGI and The OECS ink an MoU to establish green growth cooperation

GGGI / OECS Commission Joint Media Release Saint Lucia – February 23, 2018 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), an international Inter-governmental organization dedicated to economic harmonization and integration in the Eastern Caribbean signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on February 23, 2018 in Saint Lucia to […]

News • February 22, 2018

GGGI Reaffirms Commitment to Work with Thailand on Green Growth

Bangkok – February 22, 2018 – Thailand is very active on green growth. The country has shifted its development paradigm from “growth-oriented” to a new, holistic model of “people-centered development”. This is well reflected in the recent Twenty-Year National Strategy (2017-2036), which serves as an umbrella for national development plans, as well as the Twelfth […]