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News • September 21, 2023

Accelerating Sustainable Finance Through Private Sector Participation in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 24, 2023–To build on previous sustainable finance knowledge sharing sessions and to build further momentum, the Accelerating Sustainable Finance Through Private Sector Participation workshop was held in Sri Lanka.  The workshop was jointly organized by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, the Sustainable Development Council, the United Nations Economic and Social […]

News • September 19, 2023

Mexico launches a Sustainable Finance Mobilization Strategy with the support of GGGI

September 18, 2023 – Mexico City, Mexico – The Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (Ministry of Finance) launched the Sustainable Finance Mobilization Strategy as a key financial policy tool to guide financial flows and strategic frameworks of financial regulators and entities towards a low carbon, climate resilient, and inclusive activities, and investments, that will benefit […]

News • September 15, 2023

GGGI and Thai ESCO Association MoU signing ceremony

GGGI and Thai ESCO Association Join Forces to Advance Sustainable Energy Solutions in Thailand BANGKOK – September 13, 2023 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Thai Energy Service Company Association (Thai ESCO Association) have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen efforts in promoting sustainable energy in Thailand. The signing […]

News • September 13, 2023

Air Quality Improvement Program: 1st Project Steering Committee Meeting

Siem Reap, Cambodia – September 7, 2023 – The first Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting and Sub-Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting under the AFD-funded Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) took place in Siem Reap province. Chaired by H.E. Pak Sokharavuth, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment, the meeting was attended by 7 PSC members […]

News • September 13, 2023

GGGI Launches its First Country Planning Framework for Tonga and builds capacity for climate finance and reporting to UNFCCC

Nuku’alofa, Tonga, 7 September 2023-  The Tonga Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2023 – 2027 between the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Tonga was launched in Nuku’alofa on 7 September 2023 by the Chief Secretary and Secretary to Cabinet at the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr. Paula Ma’u and the GGGI Country Representative […]

News • August 29, 2023

Vanuatu reduces its emission rates in the transport sector

Port Vila, Vanuatu [ 29 August 2023]– Two important policies were launched today in Vanuatu to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the country. Vanuatu’s GHG emissions are minimal compared to other countries throughout the world. Nevertheless, Vanuatu has made long-term commitments to low carbon emission development as highlighted in its Long […]

News • August 22, 2023

High-level visit to the Tivaouane Feacal Sludge treatment plant in Senegal with the Luxemburg cooperation, Senegal

On July 13, 2023 – GGGI arranged a high-level visit to Tivaouane in Senegal for the Luxemburg cooperation delegation to inspect the newly rehabilitated and equipped Feacal Sludge Treatment Plant (FSTP).  The upgraded FSTP is important because it will improve the city’s sanitation services along the entire value chain and develop the valorization of by-products to create green […]

News • August 18, 2023

NDCP to provide support for Fiji’s accreditation and adaptation pipeline development

July 17th, 2023 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed an agreement with the National Determined Contribution Partnership (NDCP) to utilize Partnership Action Fund (PAF) resources to deliver the project, “Support for the preparation of an adaptation investment pipeline for potential funding by donors, and in the mobilization of resources for the implementation of […]

News • August 8, 2023

Giải Pháp Làm Mát Bền Vững Tại Khu Vực Đô Thị Ở Việt Nam

Hà Nội, ngày 17 tháng 5 năm 2023 — GGGI và Cục Biến đổi khí hậu phối hợp với UNEP và liên danh tư vấn Trung tâm Phát triển các-bon thấp (VN-LOCAD) và Trung tâm nghiên cứu biến đổi khí hậu (CCRC) vừa qua đã tổ chức “Hội thảo về giải pháp làm mát bền […]

News • August 8, 2023

Solutions for Sustainable Urban Cooling Tackling Extreme Heat in Viet Nam’s Cities

Hanoi, 17th May 2023 — GGGI and the Department of Climate Change, in collaboration with UNEP, the Center for Low Carbon Development (VN-LOCAD) and the Center for Climate Change Research (CCRC), recently held a Workshop on Solutions for Sustainable Urban Cooling Tackling Extreme Heat in Viet Nam’s Cities on May 17, 2023 in Hanoi. The […]

News • August 2, 2023

Women Empowerment and Innovative Solutions: A Contribution Towards Combating Climate Change

6th July 2023 – To promote women’s inclusion, equality, and empowerment in the climate change space, GGGI with support from GIZ, Makerere University Business School (MUBS), and the Climate Change Department (CCD) under the Ministry of Water and Environment organized the second annual women in climate change conference at MUBS under the theme of “Accelerating […]

News • July 31, 2023

Waste Electronic and Electric Equipment (WEEE) handover ceremony, Dakar Senegal

Dakar, Senegal. June 27, 2023 – GGGI provided equipment to help enhance the electronic dismantling capacity of the national IT company Société Sénégal Numérique S.A (SENUM) as part of the project called Green Secondary Cities Wastewater, Solid Wastes, and WEEE Management through Sustainable Business Models for Recycling and Valorization in Senegal. The project, funded by […]

News • July 30, 2023

France and PNG National Leaders witness LoI signing to deepen cooperation and partnership for a greener and more inclusive financial sector in PNG

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea July 28, 2023- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), France Development Agency (AFD), and the Bank of Papua New Guinea (BPNG) converged at the APEC Haus in Port Moresby to sign a Letter of Intent (LoI) to strengthen partnership in promoting a safe, financially inclusive, and sustainable future for all […]

News • July 28, 2023

GGGI and DENR sign MoU for Green Growth Cooperation

July 18, 2023 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are looking into ways to collaborate in the development and design of scalable and inclusive green growth projects to enhance the sustainable management, conservation and restoration of the country’s natural resource base. GGGI and DENR have […]

News • July 26, 2023

GGGI Colombia formará parte de la Red Latinoamericana de Bioeconomía

En el marco de la 27ª Conferencia Anual del Consorcio Internacional de Investigación en Bioeconomía Aplicada coorganizada por el gobierno argentino, el Icabr y el Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA), se formalizó la creación de la Red Latinoamericana de Bioeconomía. Este importante hito cuenta con el respaldo de tomadores de decisión de […]

News • July 26, 2023

GGGI Launches USD 6 Million KOICA Funded Project to Create Sustainable Green Jobs in Jordan

On the 5th of July 2023, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), in partnership with the Ministry of Environment in Jordan, announced the official launch of an impactful project named “Creating Sustainable Green Jobs for Refugees and Host Communities through the Green Economy in Jordan.” (Project Link). This USD […]

News • July 11, 2023

Consultation Workshop for The Development of Green City Guidelines for the Autonomous District of Abidjan

June 2023 – A consultation workshop was held for the development of green city guidelines for the autonomous district of Abidjan in the Felix Houphouët-Boigny room of the Hotel of the Autonomous District of Abidjan on June 6. The workshop was organized under GCF Readiness Program “Support for the Establishment of a National Green Building […]

News • July 11, 2023

GGGI workshop kicks-off School Garden Program at 8 Primary Schools on South Tarawa

Tarawa, Kiribati, June 2023 – On Wednesday 7th June, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) through its Climate Smart Agriculture project hosted a workshop engaging the Ministry of Education teachers selected from eight primary schools. The workshop focused on implementing the School Gardening Program in 8 Primary Schools in South Tarawa and over 30 teachers came […]

News • July 10, 2023

GGGI Ethiopia’s Swedish-funded Forestry Project’s  Inception-phase Closure Report Validated

28 June 2023 – The inception phase -closure report of GGGI Ethiopia’s “Conservation and Sustainable Management of Forested Landscapes (CSMFL) project in Southwestern Ethiopia” was validated on 28th June 2023 during the workshop organized at Jimma town in the presence of project signatories from the Oromia and Southwest Ethiopia (SWE) regional states, representatives from the […]

News • July 8, 2023

Government of Vanuatu kick-offs second phase of project to secure accreditation to Green Climate Fund

Port Vila, June 20 – The Government of Vanuatu stakeholders, the Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce, and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized an inception workshop today to advance the work on Vanuatu’s accreditation and direct access to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The workshop was held at the Ministry of Climate Change and was […]