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News • March 5, 2021

GGGI Promote Sustainable E-Mobility in Cambodia through an Exciting One Month Campaign

Throughout February, GGGI Cambodia delivered Cambodia’s first Sustainable E-mobility Campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs). From online guest lectures at universities and pop-up events to a social media campaign and photo competition, the campaign has been a lesson in awareness-raising in the age of Covid19 restrictions. The campaign was able […]

News • March 5, 2021

GGGI delivers capacity building training for the MoCC on Developing Funding Proposals to the Green Climate Fund

On Thursday, 25 February 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) delivered the fourth training in a series of capacity building trainings for the Government of Vanuatu on accreditation to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Held at the Grand Hotel in Port Vila, the targeted audience of the capacity building training were officials from the […]

News • March 5, 2021

Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Green New Deal Projects: Climate Finance, Technology, Entrepreneurship

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; March 2, 2021 – GGGI co-organized the ‘Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Green New Deal Projects: Climate Finance, Technology, Entrepreneurship,” with KDB Bank, hosted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MoEF) of the Republic of Korea. The initiative emerged as a result of common goals among the Korean government, Green Climate […]

News • March 1, 2021

Workshop on Burkina Faso’s MRV Guidelines Presentation

February 25, Ouagadougou – GGGI organized a presentation session of the National Measurement Reporting and Verification (MRV) Guidelines Document developed under the MRV project implementation process today under the aegis of the General Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso. The project started operating earlier in 2020, after the establishment of the […]

News • February 26, 2021

Video on Green Growth Planning in Jordan

February 25, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) released a video highlighting the work of the organization to support the country of Jordan with green growth planning and implementation strategies. In the video, Senior Program Officer in GGGI Jordan, Mr. Marshall Brown, explains that GGGI has been working with Jordan since 2014 to […]

News • February 24, 2021

GGGI, Province of Bataan, and Athena Energy Holdings Join Forces toward Philippines’ Renewable Energy Transition

Bataan, Philippines (Seoul, Korea; Singapore, Singapore) 23 Feb 2020 – The Provincial Government of Bataan (PGB), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and Athena Energy Holdings (Athena) signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual cooperation for development of 50MW Solar PV Plant in Mariveles. “This will be an important milestone to realize our […]

News • February 21, 2021

GGGI and GIZ Partner to Increase Energy Efficiency and Access to Finance (including climate finance) for Rice Mills in the Senegal River Valley

In the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the agri-food sector represents one of the main pillars of the economy as it plays an important role in food security, employs around 55% of the population and contributes to about 30% of GDP per year. However, the sector faces many difficulties including the excessive use […]

News • February 21, 2021

Training Session of the GGGI’s Burkina Faso Steering Committee on Green Growth Concepts

Under the aegis of the Burkina-Faso’s Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a one-day training session, for the members of the Steering Committee. The main objective of this training session was to inform the members of the cooperative framework on keys Climate change green growth related […]

News • February 19, 2021

Building Forward Better: Circular Economy

Seoul, February 23, 2021, Circular Economy: Australian Landscape and Opportunities

News • February 19, 2021

Greening ODA: extending Korea’s leadership on New Green Deal and NetZero into its international partnerships

Seoul, February 19, 2021, The Conference on Status and Prospects of the Green ODA of the Republic of Korea

News • February 17, 2021

Cote d’Ivoire: National Climate Finance Platform for the Private Sector kick-off meeting

On February 17, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized the Kick-off meeting of the National Climate Finance Platform for the Private Sector in Côte d’Ivoire. The event featured the effective launch of the platform, with the NDA […]

News • February 16, 2021

[Virtual Event] Transformative Green Growth Knowledge Sharing (Oct 26 – 27 & 29, 2020)

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has organized a series of virtual events, titled “Transformative Green Growth Knowledge Sharing”, in the margin of the ninth session of the Assembly and thirteenth session of the Council of GGGI, 2020. The events provided a platform to communicate on our results, share knowledge and lessons learned, and discuss ways […]

News • February 11, 2021

Third session of the Steering Committee on GGGI’s Burkina Faso program

The third session of the steering committee took place in Ouagadougou on February 11, 2021 at the Ramada Pearl Hotel. Chaired by M. Simeon Sawadogo minister of Environment Green Economy and Climate Change of the Republic of Burkina Faso, the meeting gathered representatives from different ministries. The main objective of the session was to present […]

News • February 4, 2021

Toward the Future of Climate Technology and Entrepreneurship in Indonesia

In order to support the Government of Indonesia to achieve the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) target in 2030, the Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Republic of Korea held a joint workshop titled “Accelerating Climate Technology and Entrepreneurship” on February 4, 2021. […]

News • February 3, 2021

“Me Planto por Antioquia”, a pedagogical resource to promote deforestation control

As part of the support framework with the Antioquia government under the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Program to strengthen national institutional capacities, GGGI designed an educational and pedagogical resource called “Me Planto por Antioquia” (I stand for Antioquia) to promote deforestation control among the population of Bajo Cauca and Nordeste Antioqueño regions. The document provided the […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI inks an MoU with Makerere University to advance research and capacity development in Greening Urbanization

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Makerere University (MUK), the country’s oldest university, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 25, 2021 to establish a knowledge and engagement platform for building capacity for present and future leaders in greening urbanization. The MoU was signed by the Uganda Country representative of GGGI and the […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Green Building Council Uganda

GGGI Uganda and the Green Building Council (GBC) signed an MOU on Cooperation for Green City Development under a project intended to Green Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization in four secondary cities. These are Arua, Gulu, Mbarara and Jinja, all of which have significant development challenges. In particular, the MoU seeks to support the incorporation of […]

News • February 2, 2021

Regular Session of the Steering Committee

January 26 – 27, 2021; Senegal – Acting in its capacity as permanent secretariat, GGGI Senegal convened stakeholders for the 2021 Regular Session of the Steering Committee on January 26 – 27, 2021. The edition was on virtual session due to restrictives measures related to the COVID 19 situation in Senegal. The Ministry of Environment […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI Director-General discusses Sustainable Recovery during the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum

February 1, 2021 – Recognizing the importance of a green post COVID-19 recovery as a critical moment for sustainable finance, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) participated in the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum on January 20, 2021. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in a panel discussion to share his insights on a sustainable […]

News • January 29, 2021

GGGI and CCDA bring national agencies and 7 Provincial Governments to discuss the progress made on Climate-Resilient Green Growth activities in Papua New Guinea

January 26, 2020; Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – GGGI Papua New Guinea’s team and the Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA) held their annual reflection workshop for the Climate Resilient Green Growth Project (CRGG) with key project stakeholders on January 26 in Port Moresby. The purpose of the workshop was to present the CRGG […]