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News • June 15, 2021

GGGI’s President & Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, shares insight from the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

This year, the Republic of Korea hosted the 2021 P4G Summit, helping to strengthen Korea’s status and position as a leading country in response to climate change. In a recent interview, GGGI President and Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-moon, shared insight from the P4G Seoul Summit and highlighted the importance of increasing Korea’s green share of ODA. Mr. […]

News • June 9, 2021

Piloting the waste sorting in Touba as a side of the world environmental Day

Touba , the second urban area in Senegal and selected city in the wastewater, plastic waste and electric eletronic waste management project funded by the government of Grand-Duche of Luxemburg hosted the ceremony for lauchning the household waste sorting. As a side of the world environmntal day, GGGI in collaboration with his implementing partner for […]

News • June 8, 2021

Rwanda aims to have 20% of all buses transition to electric by 2030

7th June 2021 , Kigali , Rwanda. The Government of Rwanda has announced a prioritization of the transition to e-mobility for all vehicle types. In order to encourage the private sector to introduce different models of electric vehicles, the Rwanda Development Board initiated several incentives including a preferential corporate income tax rate of 15%, reduced electricity […]

News • June 8, 2021

World Environment Day : How GGGI is supporting Rwanda’s green growth strategy

5th June, Kigali , Rwanda. Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has joined Rwanda and the rest of the World to celebrate World Environment Day (WED) on May 5, under the theme “Ecosystem Restoration”. Okechukwu Daniel Ogbonnaya, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Country Representative Rwanda said that the theme aligns with GGGI’s Strategy 2030 that […]

News • June 8, 2021

GGGI Organizes Mapathon and Workshop on Non-Motorized Transport Infrastructure in Secondary City in Rwanda (Musanze)

3rd June , Musanze  Secondary City , Rwanda . GGGI Rwanda is currently implementing a project that is ongoing in three different countries. The United Nations Environment Programme is funding the “Strengthening, Prioritizing, and Investing in Non-Motorized Transport Infrastructure” project with UNDP in Zambia, WRI in Ethiopia, and GGGI in Rwanda. As part of the […]

News • June 7, 2021

GGGI delivers a Capacity Strengthening Workshop on Mainstreaming Climate-Resilient Green Growth into Provincial Plans and Budgets, in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, May 27 – GGGI delivered its second provincial capacity strengthening workshop on mainstreaming Climate Resilience and Green Growth (CRGG) in PNG for two days on May 26-27. The workshop was conducted in Kavieng for the New Ireland province under the leadership and guidance of the New Ireland Provincial Administration […]

News • June 6, 2021

GGGI, University of Bristol and Kathmandu University launch the SCARE project in Nepal

On May 25, GGGI, University of Bristol and Kathmandu University, held an online technical consultation where the Climate Change and Sanitation: Accessing Resilience and Emission (SCARE) project was successfully launched. The launch event was led by Ministry of Water Supply (MOWS) under the chairmanship of Joint Secretary Mr. Sunil Kumar Das. The event was organized […]

News • June 4, 2021

[Virtual Event] Scaling-up Water Access in SIDS – Lessons Learned from Vanuatu

Date: June 30, 2021 (Wednesday) Time: 08:00-09 :00 (CEST); 17 :00-18 :00 (VUT); 15 :00-16 :00 (KST) Location: Virtual The virtual event is intended to share lessons learned from the successful implementation of the water access project in Vanuatu in the context of significantly scaling up water access in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and enhancing climate […]

News • June 4, 2021

GGGI signs a Host Country Agreement with the Republic of Uzbekistan to strengthen cooperation by establishing GGGI’s country office in Uzbekistan

On June 5, GGGI and the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA), harnessing opportunities to support Uzbekistan’s transition toward a low-carbon, climate resilient development pathway. This step is a milestone in the developing partnership between GGGI and Uzbekistan with strong support from President Mirzoyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In his video […]

News • June 2, 2021

GGGI signs MoU with India’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

June 1, 2021, New Delhi, India – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG), Government of India as a knowledge partner under the Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) scheme for the development of Compressed Biogas (CBG), also known as […]

News • June 1, 2021

10th Durban Forum on Capacity-building: Building capacity for addressing climate and development goals coherently

Event Theme: “Building capacity for addressing climate and development goals coherently”  Venue: Virtual  Date/Time: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 | 1:00-4:30 pm CET On June 2, GGGI representatives, Dr. Malle Fofana and Mr. Siddhartha Nauduri, will participate in the 10th Durban Forum on capacity-building. The forum aims to facilitate the sharing of relevant knowledge, experience and lessons learned […]

News • May 31, 2021

Country Postcards for the 2020 Annual Report

Click here to download the Colombia postcard. Click here to download the Fiji postcard. Click here to download the Tonga postcard. Click here to download the India postcard. Click here to download the Indonesia postcard. Click here to download the Lao PDR postcard. Click here to download the Mongolia postcard Click here to download the […]

News • May 31, 2021

Civil Society and Business Event – Implementation and action toward carbon neutrality: Roles of businesses, civil society, and governments

Date: May 26, 2021 (Wednesday) Time: Session 1: 10:30 ~ 11:45, Session 2: 13:00 ~ 15:00 KST Location: Westin Chosun hotel Grand Ballroom / Hybrid (Online and In-person) Click here to RSVP Click here to download the full event program OBJECTIVE: The COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed nearly everything in 2020, but at least one more big- […]

News • May 25, 2021

International cooperation to facilitate the adoption of E-Mobility for the Sustainable Development in GGGI Members

Date: May 28, 2021 (Friday) Time: 21:00 – 22:40 (KST) Location: GGGI HQ 3FL & virtual / Hybrid (Online and In-person) Click here to RSVP  Livestream link: GGGI Media YouTube  Click here to download the full event program OBJECTIVE: On May 28th 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is organizing a joint event with the […]

News • May 25, 2021

Civil Society and Business Event – Implementation and action toward carbon neutrality

Date: May 26, 2021 (Wednesday) Time: Session 1: 10:30 ~ 11:45, Session 2: 13:00 ~ 15:00 KST Location: Westin Chosun hotel Grand Ballroom / Hybrid (Online and In-person) Click here to RSVP Click here to download the full event program OBJECTIVE: The COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed nearly everything in 2020, but at least one more big- […]

News • May 22, 2021

New Norms for the Containment of Fecal Sludge : Enhancing Sanitation in Senegal

Less than 20% of Senegal’s population is connected to a sewer system. This means that the vast majority of fecal sludge is collected and contained on site, mainly in poorly constructed septic tanks. These tanks are leaky and prone to collapse, risking the spread of fecal matter into drinking water sources and the transmission of […]

News • May 22, 2021

Environmental journalists network trained on GGGI contribution in the Senegal NDC

A network of environmental journalists were invited by GGGI in collaboration with the ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development for a training workshop related to the Senegal Nationally Determined Contribution. AS a part of the roadmap for the NDC implemention program under Paris agreement  carried out by the Direction of the Environment, the seminar emphasised […]

News • May 20, 2021

Province of Bataan and GGGI Joining Forces to Introduce Electric Public Utility Vehicles

20 May 2021, Bataan, Philippines The Provincial Government of Bataan (PGB) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held on Monday a virtual kick-off consultation on a new partnership project to mainstream electric vehicles (EVs) into the public transportation sector in the province. Building on earlier successful collaborations, PGB invited GGGI to assess the feasibility […]

News • May 17, 2021

Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project Brochure Supported by the EU

The project aims to promote sustainable development and inclusive Green Growth in Uganda by focusing on green city development, green industrialization, efficient waste management and Green Growth Integration into planning and budgeting. This is to ensure Uganda is achieving maximum benefits from a Green Growth pathway. The project impact objective is: “Uganda achieves strong, inclusive […]

News • May 17, 2021

Green Bonds Peaked Vietnamese Investment Community’s Interest

On March 26, 2021, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Viet Nam and Vietnam Community of Investment Professionals (A CFA Society in formation) co-organized the webinar “Green Bonds – The fast-emerging market” to share international practices on Green Bond and insights into the Vietnamese market. Mr. Vinh Vo, CFA – Chairman of Vietnam Community of Investment […]