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News • October 23, 2021

Korean Embassy, GGGI, Partners Urge Sectors to Address Issues in PH Agriculture

On October 19, 2021 Manila, Philippines. Development partners and private sector players called for collaborative efforts to address the country’s pressing issues in the agriculture sector, in the run-up to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines and the Global Green Growth […]

News • October 23, 2021

GGGI in Papua New Guinea publishes three Climate Resilience and Green Growth Assessments for Enga, Milne Bay and New Ireland provinces.

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has published three Climate-Resilience and Green Growth Assessment Reports to support the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) implement CRGG activities in the three target provinces Enga, Milne Bay, and New Ireland. These publications are part of the CRGG project funded by the Australian Government. The CRGG Provincial Assessments […]

News • October 23, 2021

[Live ABS-CBN News Interview] Philippines on the Right Track in Green Initiatives but Question on Execution

On 27 September 2021 Manila, Philippines. Juhern Kim, GGGI Country Representative, spoke on live in the ABS-CBN News ANC 24/7 – premiere business news media in the Philippines. He was invited to speak about the country’s current actions in green initiative, in line with the upcoming 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) […]

News • October 22, 2021

The Global Green Growth Initiative (GGGI) Country Planning Framework for Papua New Guinea (PNG) is validated.

The GGGI Country Planning Framework (CPF) for PNG was presented to stakeholders during the validation workshop held at the Lamana Hotel on Wednesday 6th October 2021. The validation workshop was attended by many national agencies (Department of Transport, Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Kokonas Indastri Koporesen, National Agriculture Research Institute, Tourism Promotion […]

News • October 22, 2021

Tonga Validates its draft NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

Nuku’alofa, Tonga – As a follow-up to the national consultation workshop in August this year, the Tonga Department of Climate Change with support from the Regional Pacific NDC Hub through its implementing partner the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), hosted a national validation workshop with national experts on 21 October 2021. The aim of this […]

News • October 22, 2021

GGGI signs an MoU with MOFA to expand cooperation with BIMP-EAGA countries

Seoul Korea, October 21, 2021 – During the 1st RoK-BIMP-EAGA (Republic of Korea-Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (MOFA) at the MOFA headquarters. The MoU was signed by Dr. […]

News • October 21, 2021

10-year Sustainable Solid Waste Management Strategy officially endorsed by the Mayor of Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

On 11 October 2021, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR – The Sustainable Solid Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan for Vientiane 2021-2030 (“the Strategy”) was officially endorsed by the Mayor of Vientiane Capital, marking a moment of green transition to circular economy-based sustainable solid waste management in the capital city of Lao PDR. With financial support […]

News • October 19, 2021

Climate cooperation knows no borders

By Dr. Frank Rijsberman Oct. 12, 2021 This op-ed was originally published by Eco-Business. International climate scientists have agreed that in order to keep global warming to within 1.5 degrees Celsius and to avoid disastrous consequences, the world needs to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Scientists have also indicated that to be on track […]

News • October 19, 2021

Karakalpakstan Mission: GGGI visited Nukus to meet with key implementation partners of the Aral Sea GRIP Project

Nukus, September 27-30, 2021 – Under the framework of the “Green Rehabilitation Investment Project for Karakalpakstan Republic to address impacts of the Aral Sea Crisis” (Aral Sea GRIP) Project, GGGI’s Uzbekistan country team conducted a technical consultation mission to Nukus in the Republic of Karakalpakstan, from September 27-30, 2021. During the mission, GGGI held high-level […]

News • October 19, 2021

Empowering Ivorian Negotiators for COP26

Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, October 11-13, 2021 – The Ministry of Environment, with the support of GGGI, organized a training session from October 11-13, 2021, for Ivoirian negotiators to prepare for CoP26. Representatives from ministries, CSO’s, and local authorities took part of this training. The main objective of this workshop was to strengthen the capacities […]

News • October 19, 2021

Burkina Faso: Technical Workshop on the Efficient Use of Resources in the Building and Construction Sector

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; October 14, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with UN-Habitat, launched the Technical Workshop on the Efficient Use of Resource in the Building and Construction Sector. Different international institutions support the Government of Burkina Faso in the efficient use of resources for buildings through two initiatives. First, the […]

News • October 16, 2021

Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (TYEE) and GGGI sign MoU on Green Entrepreneurship and Green Growth Cooperation

NUKU’ALOFA, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 – Today marked the unique joint implementation of the Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) Program with their local partner on the ground, Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (TYEE). The MoU was signed virtually by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI, and Lusia Latu-Jones, President/Director of […]

News • October 16, 2021

DAPA Project Phase II Launched – Designing Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

September 30, 2021 – As a part of the implementation of the Designing Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement DAPA project, GGGI Senegal held a kick-off meeting to officially mark the beginning of the second stage of the program. The meeting was chaired by the Director of Environment & Classified Establishments on […]

News • October 16, 2021

Uganda preparing to fulfill their role as Vice-President of the Assembly and Vice-Chair of the Council of GGGI

Following a rigorous process, Uganda, represented by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), was unanimously elected as Vice-President of the Assembly and Vice-Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) for the period 2021-2022, a key position in the GGGI Governance Structure. Uganda will be Vice-president of the Assembly […]

News • October 16, 2021

“What Does Green Development Actually Mean?”

Recently, the term ‘green growth’ has rapidly encroached on the international public debate. The role of participative governance is central to the inclusive green growth model that Uganda has instituted into its development plans, such as the National Development Plan III. This has encouraged a green growth and sustainable climate for investment. Consequently, it has […]

News • October 16, 2021

National Forum of Civil Society Organizations on Climate

Senegal; October 13, 2021 – On October 13, the National Forum of Civil Society Organizations on Climate took place with the presence of H.E Victoria Billing, Ambassador of Great Britain in Senegal; Ibrahima AIDARA, Open Society Initiaitve for West Africa Executive Director; Fadel Wade, Civil Society Representative; and GGGI Senegal Country Representative, Romain Brillie. The […]

News • October 15, 2021

LNCCI and GGGI sign MoU to strengthen green and climate technology entrepreneurship and innovation in Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, October 15, 2021.  GGGI and the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to strengthen collaboration and cooperation of both parties to jointly promote green and climate technology entrepreneurship and innovation in Lao PDR. LNCCI is the apex body in Lao […]

News • October 13, 2021

GGGI signs MoU with KOICA to expand areas of collaboration in green growth options for developing countries

Seoul Korea, October 13, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) at the KOICA headquarters in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province today. The MoU was signed by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI and Dr. Hyuk-Sang Sohn, President of KOICA. This MoU is […]

News • October 13, 2021

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan to become the 41st Member of GGGI

SEOUL – October 12, 2021 – Today, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan deposited its instrument of accession to become the 41st Member of GGGI. The instrument of accession was deposited by H.E. Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Korea, and received by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General […]