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News • August 5, 2021

Lao PDR GREEN INDUSTRY POLICY Stakeholders’ Engagement Workshop

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR: On July 22, 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-hosted Lao PDR GREEN INDUSTRY POLICY Stakeholders’ Engagement Workshop. The workshop was co-chaired by Dr. Buavanh Vilavong, Director General of Department of Industry and Handicraft, and Mr. Christophe Assicot, Deputy Country Representative of […]

News • August 5, 2021

Training Workshops on Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GHGI) in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; July 27-28, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the National Institute of Statistics and Demography (INSD) in Burkina Faso organized two trainings on greenhouse gas inventories (GHGI). These trainings focused in two sectors: energy and industrial processes and product use (IPPU). The production of quality data on […]

News • August 5, 2021

Regional innovators gather to launch Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network

Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) today, a multi-year, multi-million dollar program funded by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) to support entrepreneurs in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu. The virtual launch event was attended by over […]

News • August 5, 2021

Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE) project selected to be certified on the road to Dakar 2022

The 9th edition of the World Water Forum will be held in Dakar on March 22 – 26, 2022, with a new approach to focus on action for water. The event aims to ultimately create coherence with SDGs and directly contribute to the 2030 agenda. This edition of the forum will focus on four core […]

News • August 4, 2021

Rwanda government officials complete E-bus System Planning & Optimisation Program Training

As a trusted advisor, GGGI plays a neutral role in advocating for technology choices such as charging infrastructure, bus models, and more. GGGI Rwanda Sustainable Mobility Program supports the government of Rwanda to: • Provide strategic advice on the development of Rwanda’s e-mobility transition, specifically in the adoption of electric public buses • Support in […]

News • August 3, 2021

EASTERN CARIBBEAN GREENPRENEURS INCUBATOR PROGRAM: APPLICATION OPEN; CALL FOR MENTORS

Thursday, July 27, 2021 — Entrepreneurial start-ups and early-stage enterprises with a green business idea or venture can now apply to participate in the Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs Incubator Program which was launched on July 27 by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the OECS. Teams or individual entrepreneurs with a green business […]

News • August 2, 2021

Interview: Green Growth in Uganda

 

News • August 2, 2021

GGGI Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cambodia Green Building Council

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 30 July 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the newly established Cambodian Green Building Council (CamGBC) spelling out plans for cooperation between the two organizations to promote green building. A ‘green building’ is defined by CamGBC as a building that is environmentally responsible and […]

News • July 30, 2021

Launch of the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network

Join GGGI Pacific for the Launch of the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network Happening on 4th August 2021 at 11am (FJT) Launch Webinar Registration Link Event Program Link What can you expect from the event? Learn details about our incubator and accelerator programs including how to apply, ask any questions about the program and hear about […]

News • July 28, 2021

GGGI Burkina Faso Trained National Stakeholders on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) in the frame of National MRV System Development

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – From July 12 to 16, 2021, GGGI in collaboration with the National Observatory for Sustainable Development (ONDD), a division within the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (SP/CNDD), organized a training workshop on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems. This training aimed to build and consolidate the capacity […]

News • July 28, 2021

Việt Nam Học Tập Kinh Nghiệm Từ Các Chuyên Gia Quốc Tế Hàng Đầu Về Trái Phiếu Xanh

Thí điểm phát hành trái phiếu xanh thông qua các loại hình tổ chức phát hành khác nhau (doanh nghiệp, nhà nước, địa phương) là một trong những bước cần thiết để đẩy nhanh sự phát triển của thị trường trái phiếu xanh của Việt Nam, đây là một trong các khuyến nghị được đưa […]

News • July 28, 2021

Vietnam Picked Up Insights From International Leading Experts On Green Bonds

Pilot green bond issuance through different issuer types (corporate, sovereign, municipal) is one of the steps to accelerate the development of Vietnam’s green bond market, recommended in the freshly launched report by GGGI. On June 25, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched its report “Green Bonds Make More Cents?” which analyzes trends of green […]

News • July 26, 2021

Launch of the Eastern Caribbean Green Enterpreneurship Initiative

  Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the OECS region will receive support to grow their businesses through the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative which launches on July 27, 2021! The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission are searching for Greenpreneurs to participate […]

News • July 21, 2021

Peru gets ready to issue first sustainable bonds with new official Framework

Lima, July 16, 2021 –Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has officially approved the country’s Sustainable Bond Framework (Ministerial Resolution N° 221-2021-EF/52) following the stringent standards of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), which establishes principles and recommendations for the governing and issuance process in order to promote transparency and integrity in the ever-growing thematic […]

News • July 20, 2021

Qatar Fund for Development and Global Green Growth Institute hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum

Under the theme Building back better to realize the SDGs in LDCs: Accelerating action to achieve inclusive, sustainable, resilient recovery – approaches on the road to the LDC5 On July 14, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political […]

News • July 20, 2021

Virtual Future of Mobility Industry Round Table Brings Together Global Mobility Experts to Discuss Sustainability and Innovation

On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Korea and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a special industry roundtable discussing the Future of Mobility and the role that sustainability concerns are playing in driving innovation within various mobility sectors. The roundtable, titled ‘The Future of Mobility,’ was originally intended […]

News • July 20, 2021

Senegal Civil Society Organization Training on Climate Change and Diplomacy

DAKAR, Senegal; July 13-15, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Open Society for West Africa (OSIWA), GGGI’s funding partner for the Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action project, co-organized a capacity building workshop on climate change and diplomacy. Various civil society organizations in Senegal successively attended the […]

News • July 20, 2021

MEET THE 2021 NOMINATED GREENPRENEUR FROM UGANDA – MR. PHILIP MUKURU

Each year, the best submissions from each participating country are selected to participate in the Greenpreneurs program. This twelve-week program is a global business accelerator and competition. It recognizes the efforts of young people from developing countries in the fields of sustainable energy; water and sanitation; sustainable landscapes; and green city development. Mr. Mukuru is […]

News • July 13, 2021

Civil Society Organization Training on Climate Change and Climate Diplomacy

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; July 6-8, 2021 – GGGI organized a training session for civil society organizations on climate change in the line with CoP26 preparations from July 6 to 8, 2021. These training sessions were an opportunity for 62 CSOs from various backgrounds to strengthen their capacities on climate change and the process of climate […]

News • July 13, 2021

GGGI and the Governments of Fiji and New Zealand Launch New Program to Tackle Climate Change and Reduce Emissions in Key Sectors

Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 – The governments of Fiji and New Zealand, and development partner the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), today launched the regional Low Emissions Climate Resilient Development (LECRD) program in Fiji. Under the LECRD project, Fiji’s Ministry of Economy (MoE), as well as other key government partners and GGGI, will […]