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News • December 1, 2020

Vanuatu Business Resilience Training Materials Officially Launched

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Vanuatu Business Resilience Council (VBRC), Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in partnership with the Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation, Meteorology, Geo-Hazards, Environment, Energy and Disaster Management, have officially launched the Vanuatu Business Resilience Training Handbook, Toolkit and Technical Brief Series. The launching was held on Wednesday 25 […]

News • November 25, 2020

GGGI and the Ministry of Finance of Ethiopia under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness programme organized two capacity building trainings

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Ministry of Finance (MoF), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness programme, organized two capacity-building workshops in Adama, Ethiopia. The first workshop, GCF Fiduciary Standards, was held from October 19 to 21, 2020. The second workshop, Training on Green Climate Fund Concept note Development for CRGE Ministries, was […]

News • November 23, 2020

Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision Workshop

Ouagadougou, November 12, 2020, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized an NDC revision workshop to share key deliverables and enhance the Country’s NDC revision process by giving relevant stakeholders enough tools and knowledge to prepare the next generation of NDCs with a strong gender mainstreaming approach. Fifty-height (58) representatives, from NGOs, municipalities, Civil Society Organizations […]

News • November 20, 2020

Kiribati NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan Validation Workshop

Betio, Kiribati – The Government of Kiribati has continued taking strong climate action during the current COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that climate action work progresses at pace on the ground. With technical assistance from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) through the Regional Pacific NDC Hub, the Kiribati Office of the President and Ministry of Infrastructure […]

News • November 20, 2020

Regional Validation Workshop on Renewable Energy & Green Economy Capacity Building in Melanesia

On Thursday 12th November 2020, Her Excellency Ms. Cho Shin-Hee, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Fiji, opened the Regional Validation Workshop for the Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access, a Regional Project targeting Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The project is […]

News • November 13, 2020

New Zealand and GGGI to partner in support of new energy policy for Fiji.

SUVA, FIJI – 06 November 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), today signed an agreement to support the development of Fiji’s new National Energy Policy 2020-2030. Fiji’s energy sector is critical to the achievement of the island nation’s development goals, including reducing reliance […]

News • November 12, 2020

GGGI supports Nariño’s Comprehensive Plan for Climate Change Management

San Juan de Pasto, November 10, 2020. With GGGI’s support, the Nariño Government’s Secretary of the Environment and Sustainable Development presented their Comprehensive Plan for Territorial Climate Change Management – or PIGCCT – via the virtual event “Nariño acts on climate change 2019 -2035”. More than 10,000 people contributed to the creation of this document, […]

News • November 11, 2020

GGGI and the Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI) sign an MoU on Green Growth Collaboration

November 9, Seoul, Republic of Korea – On November 9, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on green growth collaboration to support sustainable agricultural policies and the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries. The MoU was officially […]

News • November 11, 2020

Climate Resilient Green Growth: Productive discussions held in Enga, Chimbu and Eastern Highland provinces of Papua New Guinea

Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea, October 25-30 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) together with PNG’s Climate Change Development Authority (CCDA) concluded a week-long mission covering Enga, Chimbu, and Eastern Highlands provinces to discuss climate resilient and green growth activities in the three provinces. The two teams led by GGGI Country Representative Dr. Achala […]

News • November 9, 2020

Workshop on incorporation of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion across the outcomes and outputs of the GCF NAP Project on Building Flood Resilience Capacities in Rwanda

27th Oct 2020 , GGGI as the delivery partner and Rwanda Environment management Authority (REMA) as the National Designated Authority for Green Climate Finance (GCF) in Rwanda , collaborated in organizing the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Workshop for the GCF National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Readiness and Preparatory Support for Building Flood Resilience Capacities in […]

News • November 8, 2020

GGGI delivers second capacity building training for the MoCC on accreditation to the Green Climate Fund

On Friday, 23 October 2020, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) delivered the second in a series of capacity building trainings for the Government of Vanuatu on accreditation to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Held at the Melanesian Hotel in Port Vila, the targeted audience of the capacity building training were officials from the Ministry […]

News • November 8, 2020

Regional Pacific NDC Hub hosts virtual training on MRV of GHG Emissions in the Pacific

The Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Hub held a three-day virtual capacity-building training on measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for its Pacific Government counterparts from 27 – 29 October 2020. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), recognizing the importance of country requests and the need for an MRV training, […]

News • November 5, 2020

Joint Statement by GGGI and GCF

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) highly appreciate the announcement by President Moon Jae-in on October 28 to commit to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. The NetZero2050 commitment by the Republic of Korea, the host country for both our intergovernmental organizations, is a significant step in the fight against […]

News • November 4, 2020

GGGI and EU join the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development of Uganda to Commemorate the World Cities Day 2020

Full statement by Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development on the Commemoration of World Cities Day Click here: Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development World Cities Day Statement 2020 Over half the world’s populations now live in cities, with the number expected to double by 2050. The common challenges associated with cities and […]

News • November 4, 2020

Regional Pacific NDC Hub contributes to Pacific Webinar Series

September 2020 – The Regional Pacific NDC Hub was a partner organization for a series of three webinars on “Accelerating Investments in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Smart Mobility in the Pacific Islands”. Public and private companies and funders, regional organizations, and project developers came together to discuss opportunities and barriers to scaling up investments […]

News • November 4, 2020

GGGI and the Government of Guaviare celebrate rural women

San José del Guaviare, October 30, 2020. As part of the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Program Phase II, GGGI and the government of Guaviare marked International Rural Women’s Day on October 29 with the event “Guaviare Es Mujer Rural” – Guaviare for Rural Women. Coming from 11 rural productive associations and cooperatives of the municipalities of […]

News • November 3, 2020

CPE-GGGI Seminar on Green New Deal

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; November 3, 2020 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korean Parliamentary League on Children, Population and Environment (CPE) co-hosted a seminar on Korea’s Green New Deal. Key speakers from international organizations, embassies, academia, & policy makers gathered in person and virtually to share policy challenges and necessary  […]

News • October 30, 2020

Solar Irrigation Pumping System in Burkina Faso: Pre-feasibility Study Restitution Workshop

Ouagadougou, October 27, 2020, at the RAMADA Pearl Hotel, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a workshop to share the pre-feasibility study results on the promotion of solar irrigation pumping system in Burkina Faso. The main objective of the workshop was to validate the pre-feasibility study findings, key results and gather more information for the […]

News • October 30, 2020

Preliminary Project Summary and Plastic Waste Management Training in Touba

On October 19, 2020, a joint mission was organized in Touba with local committee members, the IDEV and EVE firms, in order to unroll the agenda to introduce EVE to local authorities and organize a training session on plastic waste management.   The agenda commenced with a plastic waste management training session with the local […]

News • October 28, 2020

GGGI’s 9th Session of the Assembly and 13th Session of the Council

 On October 28, GGGI held its 9th Session of the Assembly and 13th Session of the Council, attended by delegates from 32 Members and 10 Observers of GGGI. GGGI’s Assembly and Council convened the Joint Session in hybrid format – both virtually and in-person at the GGGI Seoul headquarters. The Joint Session commenced with an […]