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News • January 12, 2021

[Virtual Event] The Role of Oceans in the Global Climate Discussion and the Integration of NDCs and Ambitious Climate Action

DATE AND TIME: 09:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. KST / Tuesday, January 19, 2021 09:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. CHT / Monday, January 18, 2021 Virtual Event  ORGANIZERS: Embassy of Chile to the Republic of Korea Global Green Growth Institute PARTNERS: Ministry of the Environment of Chile BACKGROUND: The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) […]

News • January 7, 2021

Success of Greenpreneurs in Uganda: A tenure of transcendence!

The Greenpreneurs program is a joint initiative by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Student Energy and the Youth Climate Lab. Through the 12-week global business accelerator and competition, the program identifies and recognizes the efforts of young persons from developing and emerging economies, that are leading positive change that impacts their communities in the […]

News • January 7, 2021

PEEC Energy, Uganda Scoops 2020 GGGI Greenpreneurs Award

Access to clean and affordable energy lies at the heart of the sustainable development goals and is a prerequisite as well as a footstep for inclusive socio-economic transformation. Roughly 30 million Ugandans still lack access to affordable electricity and about 84% live in rural areas and are predominantly low-income earners. Despite several off-grid solar connections […]

News • January 7, 2021

High-level inter-ministerial consultation brings Myanmar closer to agreement on revised NDC

Nay Pyi Taw, December 1, 2020; Having agreed on NDC targets, a final high-level inter-ministerial consultation was conducted on Dec. 1, 2020 in Nay Pyi Taw. Under the Paris Agreement, the Government of Myanmar submitted its Intended National Contributions (NDC) to the UNFCCC in 2017. In 2020, all countries around the world are updating prior […]