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News • July 26, 2021

Launch of the Eastern Caribbean Green Enterpreneurship Initiative

Join the Launch Event:  * When: July 27, 2021 | Time: 10 AM AST * Webinar registration: click here * Click here to download the event program.  To learn more about the Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs, please click here. Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the OECS region will receive support to grow their businesses […]

News • July 21, 2021

Peru gets ready to issue first sustainable bonds with new official Framework

Lima, July 16, 2021 –Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has officially approved the country’s Sustainable Bond Framework (Ministerial Resolution N° 221-2021-EF/52) following the stringent standards of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), which establishes principles and recommendations for the governing and issuance process in order to promote transparency and integrity in the ever-growing thematic […]

News • July 20, 2021

Qatar Fund for Development and Global Green Growth Institute hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum

On July 14, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum (HLPF). Under the theme of “Building back better to realize the SDGs in LDCs: Accelerating action to achieve inclusive, sustainable, resilient recovery – approaches on the road […]

News • July 20, 2021

Virtual Future of Mobility Industry Round Table Brings Together Global Mobility Experts to Discuss Sustainability and Innovation

On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Korea and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a special industry roundtable discussing the Future of Mobility and the role that sustainability concerns are playing in driving innovation within various mobility sectors. The roundtable, titled ‘The Future of Mobility,’ was originally intended […]

News • July 20, 2021

Senegal Civil Society Organization Training on Climate Change and Diplomacy

DAKAR, Senegal; July 13-15, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Open Society for West Africa (OSIWA), GGGI’s funding partner for the Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action project, co-organized a capacity building workshop on climate change and diplomacy. Various civil society organizations in Senegal successively attended the […]

News • July 20, 2021

MEET THE 2021 NOMINATED GREENPRENEUR FROM UGANDA – MR. PHILIP MUKURU

Each year, the best submissions from each participating country are selected to participate in the Greenpreneurs program. This twelve-week program is a global business accelerator and competition. It recognizes the efforts of young people from developing countries in the fields of sustainable energy; water and sanitation; sustainable landscapes; and green city development. Mr. Mukuru is […]

News • July 13, 2021

Civil Society Organization Training on Climate Change and Climate Diplomacy

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; July 6-8, 2021 – GGGI organized a training session for civil society organizations on climate change in the line with CoP26 preparations from July 6 to 8, 2021. These training sessions were an opportunity for 62 CSOs from various backgrounds to strengthen their capacities on climate change and the process of climate […]

News • July 13, 2021

GGGI and the Governments of Fiji and New Zealand Launch New Program to Tackle Climate Change and Reduce Emissions in Key Sectors

Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 – The governments of Fiji and New Zealand, and development partner the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), today launched the regional Low Emissions Climate Resilient Development (LECRD) program in Fiji. Under the LECRD project, Fiji’s Ministry of Economy (MoE), as well as other key government partners and GGGI, will […]

News • July 13, 2021

GGGI Supports Food Security and Climate Action Dialogue in Kiribati

Tarawa, Kiribati, Friday July 2, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) contributed insights on climate smart agriculture during Kiribati’s first National Food Systems Dialogue, held from June 28 to July 02, 2021. The Honorable Minister for the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD), Mr. Ruateki Tekaiara, officiated the plenary session of the […]

News • July 13, 2021

GGGI Burkina Faso trained national stakeholders on EX-ACT tool for Carbon balance quantification.

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – On June 28 to July 2, GGGI in collaboration with the Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change (DGEVCC) within the Ministry of the Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change (MEEVCC) organized a training workshop on the EX-ACT tool (EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool) developed by the FAO for the assessment of […]

News • July 9, 2021

[Virtual Event] Building Back Better to Realize the SDGs in LDCs: Accelerating Action to Achieve Inclusive, Sustainable, Resilient Recovery – Approaches on the Road to the LDC5 Conference in Doha

• Date: July 14, 2021 (Wednesday) • Time: 2:30 pm (Doha); 8:30 pm (Seoul); 11:30 am (Dakar, Abidjan); 1:30 pm (Geneva); 5:30 pm (Dhaka) • Location: Virtual • Learn more here • Register here The virtual event is a side event of High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. This event will serve as an opportunity […]

News • July 9, 2021

Book Release Event for “Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World” by GGGI President & Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-Moon

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; July 8, 2021 – GGGI President & Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-moon, officially launched his new book titled Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World, a memoir highlighting stories and experiences recalled by H.E. Ban Ki-moon, as well as his philosophy for global citizenship. The book release event took place at the […]

News • July 6, 2021

“Promotion of the Solar Pump Irrigation System and Solar Mini Grids in Burkina Faso” Project Launching ceremony

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Burkina Faso officially launched the Promotion of the solar pump irrigation system and solar mini grids in Burkina Faso project in Ouagadougou. This project is part of GGGI’s Solar Irrigation Global Program. Burkina Faso is beneficiary of this project with […]

News • July 6, 2021

GGGI Ethiopia launched BRT B2 line E-mobility Project Stakeholder Engagement Workshop

Thursday, June 24, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Ethiopia convened a half-day inception workshop on the Ethiopia Bus Rapid Transport-BRT B2 Line E-Mobility Project at Radisson Blu Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A total of 20 participants, including directors, technical government officials, and a range of stakeholder institutions attended the workshop. Technical […]

News • July 6, 2021

KOICA подписывает Грантовое Соглашение с GGGI на реализацию проекта стоимостью 5,6 млн долларов в поддержку экологического восстановления в регионе Аральского моря

2 июля, 2021; Ташкент – 2 июля 2021 года Корейское агентство по международному сотрудничеству (KOICA) и Глобальный институт зеленого роста (GGGI) подписали соглашение о реализации «Зеленое восстановление для региона Приаралья для преодоления последствий кризиса Аральского моря». Этот проект имеет бюджет 5,6 млн. долларов США и будет реализован с 1 июля 2021 года по 30 июня […]

News • July 6, 2021

KOICA signs a Grant Arrangement with GGGI to implement a $5.6M project to support Green Recovery around the Aral Sea

July 2, 2021; Tashkent – On July 2, 2021 the Korean Development Agency (KOICA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed an agreement for implementation of the “Green Rehabilitation Investment Project for Karakalpakstan Republic to address impacts of the Aral Sea Crisis”.  This project has a budget of $5.6 million and will be implemented […]

News • July 1, 2021

GGGI Laos Team held a stakeholder consultation workshop on the Decentralized Waste Collection Service

June 23, 2021, Vientiane, Lao PDR – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR team in partnership with Vientiane City Office of Management and Service (VCOMS) held a full day consultation workshop on the Decentralized Waste Collection Service (DWSC). The meeting was chaired by the Director General of VCOMS, Mr. Bounchanh Keosithamma and Waste […]

News • July 1, 2021

Consultation meeting on Green Growth Agenda between Ministry of Planning and Investment and Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR

25th June 2021 – The joint technical meeting between the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR was held to review GGGI’s support and achievements over the past 5 years on green growth projects and introduce a new funding opportunity to implement some of green growth initiatives outlined […]

News • July 1, 2021

Virtual Event: Scaling-up Water Access in SIDS – Lessons learned from Vanuatu

June 30, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Government of Vanuatu, and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg co-hosted a virtual event on June 30 to share lessons from the successful implementation of the water access project in Vanuatu, in view of significantly scaling up water access in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) […]

News • July 1, 2021

Burkina Faso GCF – Readiness Program: national consultations on the direct access entity accreditation process and the Private Sector engagement.

Koudougou, Burkina Faso –  On June 17 -24, GGGI in collaboration with the Green Climate Fund National Designated Authority organized consultation to raise national stakeholders’ awareness on climate finance opportunities, facilitate the ownership of the accreditation process of direct access entities to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). These sessions were held within the framework of […]