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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 […]

News • October 12, 2021

GGGI and Qatar MME sign an MoU and funding agreement to promote climate resilience and green growth in Qatar

October 12, 2021; Seoul, Republic of Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) of the State of Qatar have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalize their joint cooperation to promote climate resiliency and green growth in the State of Qatar. The MoU was signed […]

News • October 12, 2021

Papua New Guinea launched its Enhanced NDC Roadmaps for AFOLU & Electricity Sectors, Implementation Plan (2021 – 30) and Regulation Plan (2021).

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) AFOLU and Electricity Implementation Roadmaps 2021 along with NDC Implementation Plan (2021-2030) and Climate Change (Management) NDC Regulations (2021) were launched on 8 October 2021 at the Hilton Hotel, Port Moresby. Since PNG’s Enhanced NDC 2020 submission to the UNFCCC, PNG continued to develop these strategic documents which show PNG’s domestic […]

News • October 12, 2021

Hungary’s Decarbonization Strategy Officially Adopted with Support from GGGI

September 3, 2021; Budapest, Hungary – On September 3, the Government of Hungary adopted the National Clean Development Strategy (NCDS) which sets the path for the decarbonization of Hungary’s economy by 2050. GGGI played a major role in preparing this strategic document under the leadership and guidance of the Hungarian Government. Upon request of the […]

News • October 11, 2021

Paris Agreement: Burkina Faso launched the development process for its Long-term low emission and resilient development strategy (LT-LEDS) for 2050 LT-LEDS

Ouagadougou, October 05, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Government of Burkina Faso and the French Development Agency (AFD) launched the Low greenhouse gas emission development strategies. The hundreds of participants, very representatives of local actors, were chosen based on the synergy guiding spirit of the Low greenhouse gas […]

News • October 9, 2021

GGGI meeting with Indian Delegation to UNEP Asia-Pacific Forum

 Suwon, Republic of Korea; October 08, 2021 – On the sidelines of the UNEP Asia-Pacific Forum in Suwon, Republic of Korea, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), represented by Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, held a meeting with the forum’s delegation from the Government of India, including Surinder Bhagat, Deputy Chief of Mission; Naresh Pal Gangwar, […]

News • October 8, 2021

Thông báo Mời nộp Hồ sơ Quan tâm: Dự án “Vườn ươm Tài chính và Đầu tư cho Nông lâm nghiệp” tại Việt Nam

GIỚI THIỆU VỀ GGGI & DỰ ÁN Viện Tăng trưởng Xanh Toàn cầu (GGGI) là một tổ chức liên chính phủ quốc tế dựa trên hiệp ước nhằm hỗ trợ và thúc đẩy tăng trưởng kinh tế mạnh mẽ, bao trùm và bền vững ở các nước đang phát triển và các nền kinh tế […]

News • October 8, 2021

Request for Expression of Interest: Forest Finance Investment Incubator (FFII) Vietnam

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international organization, a neutral, trusted advisor and strategic development partner focused on supporting developing and emerging economies to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth. GGGI’s operating model maximizes the potential to translate green growth strategies and policies into green investment plans, mobilizing green finance commitments needed to bolster […]

News • October 8, 2021

Training Workshop on Green Growth in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR: On 15th September 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR team together with the Public Works and Transport Research Institute (PTRI), and Department of Planning and Investment of Vientiane Capital co-hosted the ‘Training Workshop on Green Growth” in Vientiane Capital as part of the activities under the project on […]