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News • September 25, 2020

IPR Conference 2020

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; September 23, 2020 – The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the European Patent Office (EPO), and the Korea Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) co-hosted the IPR Conference 2020 on September 23, 2020. The event brought together experts from the public and the private sectors […]

News • September 25, 2020

UAE Held Awareness Workshop on Climate Risks and Opportunities for Insurance Sector

September 17, 2020 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), UAE Insurance Authority (IA), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a virtual awareness workshop to discuss climate-related opportunities and challenges for the insurance sector. Themed “Studying the Insurance Sector’s Opportunities and Risks in Light of Climate Change Challenges,” more than 50 […]

News • September 25, 2020

Kick-off event launches the EU-funded project “Switch Garment: Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia”

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia; September 11, 2020 – Today, a kick-off event was held for the launch of the EU-funded project “Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia”, or Switch Garment, at the headquarters of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC). The project, which is funded by the EU SWITCH-Asia Grants […]

News • September 18, 2020

Building National Capacity in Climate Project Preparation and Management in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, 15 September 2020, The Global Green Growth Institute Burkina Faso Country Office, in partnership with the Green Climate Fund Executive Secretariat in Burkina Faso hosted, in the framework of the Readiness Program ‘Support for Accreditation of Direct Access Entities, Pipeline Development and Private Sector Mobilization in Burkina Faso, two workshops aiming at strengthening national […]

News • September 17, 2020

Munhwa Future Report 2020

SEOUL, Republic of Korea – On September 3, GGGI President & Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in the Munhwa Future Report 2020. The event brought together environmental experts to discuss climate action post-COVID-19. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, delivered a presentation on Green Deals: Greening COVID-19 Recovery & […]

News • September 16, 2020

Consultation Workshop on a GCF SAP concept note validation on “Climatic resilience and women empowering in Poro region in Côte d’Ivoire”.

On September 10th, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD) of Côte d’Ivoire, under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a Consultation Workshop on a GCF SAP concept note validation on “Climatic resilience and women empowering in Poro region in Côte d’Ivoire” The objective of this […]

News • September 16, 2020

Côte d’Ivoire: National Climate Finance Strategy Validation Workshop

On September 8th, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD) of Côte d’Ivoire, under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a validation workshop on the National Climate Finance Strategy. Recognizing the challenge of financing Côte d’Ivoire’s climate change mitigation and adaptation actions, the Government of Côte […]

News • September 14, 2020

GGGI holds first ever hybrid CRGG Stakeholders Consultation Workshops for the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea

Wabag, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, 1-2 September 2020, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) delivered its Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) assessment and consultation workshop on the provincial CRGG priorities under the guidance and leadership of the Enga Provincial Administration. With an aspiration to creating a climate-resilient and green growth pathway for its environment, people, […]

News • September 12, 2020

GGGI Senegal signs an MOU with World Water Forum Executive Secretary on the road to the 9th Edition In Dakar

The 9th World Water Forum will take place in Dakar from 22 to 27 March 2021. The ambition of Senegal and the World Water Council is to organize a different Forum, at the social, political and economic levels, a Forum that is a catalyst for action to accelerate universal access to water and sanitation, a Forum that […]

News • September 10, 2020

High-level virtual workshop on Enhancing Capacity of Ethiopia to Address Climate Change

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: August 24, 2020- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-organized a virtual workshop on Enhancing Capacity of Ethiopia to Address Climate Change. The workshop was held virtually on August 24, 2020. GGGI co-organized the workshop in collaboration with the Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) of Ethiopia, Korea International Cooperation Agency […]

News • September 9, 2020

Kiribati Approves Long-Term, National Agriculture Strategy

TARAWA, KIRIBATI – September 3, 2020- Today the Government of Kiribati launched the Kiribati Agriculture Strategy (KAS 2020-2030) as an addendum to the Kiribati Vision 2020 (KV20), the country’s the long-term national development plan. The KAS was adopted by Cabinet in March 2020. Held at the Kiribati House of Parliament, the launch event aimed to […]

News • September 8, 2020

Launch of Papua New Guinea’s Green Climate Fund Country Programme and No Objection Procedure Guidelines

 Port Moresby 20th August 2020, GGGI and CCDA organized a special event to celebrate the official completion of PNG’s first GCF readiness and preparatory support project and launching the GCF Country Programme and the No Objection Procedure. The celebratory launch was opened by Mr. Ruel Yamuna, Managing Director of Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA). […]

News • September 8, 2020

Blue Skies and Net-Zero 2050 Campaign Round Table

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; Monday, September 7, 2020 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Climate Change Center co-hosted the Blue Skies and Net-Zero 2050 Campaign Round Table to raise awareness of the twin air pollution and climate crises and build support for ambitious action to tackle these challenges. President and Chair […]

News • September 4, 2020

GGGI supports revision of Saint Lucia’s NDC

SAINT LUCIA, Caribbean – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an international, intergovernmental organization, is working closely with the government of Saint Lucia and project partners Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Climate Analytics, and the World Resources Institute (WRI), on the Climate Action Enhancement project, funded by the NDC Partnership.  The project is aimed […]

News • September 2, 2020

Rwandan Circular Economy business model selected to compete globally in the 2020 Greenpreneurs Program

Youth entrepreneurship and engagement are critical to the long-term sustainability of green growth. As part of ongoing work in Rwanda, GGGI works to support and amplify the initiatives of young, emerging leaders combining climate action and sustainable business models to develop new products and services. Since establishing the Rwanda Country office in 2015, GGGI has […]

News • September 2, 2020

A Communication sub-committee created for The Plastic Waste Project Management in Touba

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, the Touba local coordination committee for the plastic waste management project appointed communication sub-committee members for the Behavior Change & Communication Campaign. The event offered the  opportunity for local actors to become informed on the project progress status. The ceremony was chaired by sub-prefect deputy of Ndame district with opening […]

News • August 31, 2020

TWO DAYS TRAINING SESSIONS ON GENDER AND DATA COLLECTION &; MANAGEMENT IN MRV SYSTEM

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, August 25-26, 2020 – Under the aegis of the Burkina Faso Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a two-day training workshop on August 25-26, 2020. The first day was dedicated to the topic of Gender in the MRV system, on how to mainstream […]

News • August 27, 2020

INCREASED CONFIDENCE IN INDONESIA: Green Climate Fund Approves USD103.8 million REDD+ Results-Based Payment Proposal

Joint Press Release – Ministry of Environment and Forestry & Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia   Indonesia has recorded an approved funding worth USD103.8 million from the Green Climate Fund for the REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) Results-Based Payment (RBP) proposal. This achievement highlights Indonesia’s notable response towards the […]

News • August 27, 2020

GGGI supports NDC Enhancement and Fast-Tracking in the Caribbean

SEOUL, Republic of Korea / Caribbean – In collaboration with the NDC Partnership and partners to the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP), GGGI is supporting governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Saint Lucia in the enhancement and fast-tracking of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). On August 24, GGGI Caribbean Regional Representative Kristin Deason and other […]

News • August 27, 2020

Fiji Development Bank secures its first Direct Access Entity project from Green Climate Fund

Suva, Fiji – The Fiji Development Bank (FDB) gained approval from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for USD 5 million for the Fiji AgroPhotovoltaic (APV) Project in Ovalau. This project is a first of its kind for Fiji and the Pacific region, as it marks the first time FDB secured GCF funds as a Direct […]