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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

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

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 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 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 […]

News • October 8, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Environment Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera meets with H. E. Ban Ki-moon, President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of GGGI, in Republic of Korea

On October 7th at the UNEP Asia-Pacific ministerial dialogue in Suwon, Republic of Korea, a high-level bilateral meeting took place between Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Environment of Sri Lanka and H. E. Ban Ki-moon, President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of GGGI and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations. Dr. Anil […]

News • October 7, 2021

GGGI and the Government of Mexico Sign Host Country Agreement

On September 29, 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the United Mexican States officially signed the GGGI-Mexico Host Country Agreement. This milestone comes after nearly 10 years of partnership and cooperation with a wide range of Mexican government partners, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI at COP26

The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, UK. Join the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as we join with Members and partners to share knowledge, lessons, and experiences on topics such as carbon […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI Rwanda announces the African Mobility Month Kinamba Junction Design Competition for 2021

Globally, the number of cars is projected to triple between now and 2050. Without disruptive action, transport emissions are expected to grow from 7.7 Gt to around 15 Gt by 2050. Green mobility – in combination with the incorporation of electric vehicles and increased use of public transport – is critical to enabling cities to […]

News • September 28, 2021

Jordan’s Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI holds 1st Private Sector Roundtable Discussion

On September 27, the Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI hosted its first quarterly GCF Readiness Private Sector Roundtable to discuss the role of the private sector in NDA-Direct Access Entity and Accredited Entity-GCF partnership, identify barriers to increasing climate finance in Jordan, and capacity needs in project development and financing. The event was a […]

News • September 27, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE CLIMATE BREAKFAST SESSION 4: COP26 issues and discussion topics

September 14, 2021 – GGGI Côte d’Ivoire organized the fourth Climate Breakfast Session on COP26 to discuss with CSOs the opportunities and practical points of participating in program work during CoP26.  This session is part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and vulnerable communities for climate action and resilience in Côte d’Ivoire” funded by […]

News • September 26, 2021

Closing ceremony of recycled sludge demonstration unit

As a component in our Luxemburg-funded project, the wastewater management experienced in the Tivaouane district held a closing ceremony from a demonstration unit treating sludge to become biofertilizers and biochars. The project was implemented with the municipality of Tivaouane led by our partner DELVIC that piloted the “Maison Familiale Rurale,” an active women association operating […]

News • September 26, 2021

Sanitation and Climate Change PRECOP 26 Webinar held as a part of World Water Forum 2O22

As part of its climate change strategy, Senegal has prioritized inventories on its national communications under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The contribution of the waste sector including solid and liquid waste was assessed through a broad consultation process with stakeholders. According to the NDC assessment, the waste sector contributes 11.21% […]

News • September 23, 2021

GGGI participates in virtual Commemoration of the UN Day on South-South Cooperation and Intergovernmental Organisations

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) contributed insights on SMEs and Entrepreneurship for COVID-19 recovery during the Commemoration of the UN Day on South-South Cooperation and Intergovernmental Organisations Virtual Meeting in Asia- Pacific 2021 held on September 14, 2021, hosted by United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). Keynote addresses were delivered by Mr. António […]

News • September 23, 2021

Solar-powered Irrigation Pumping Systems pilot phase started

Burkina Faso; September 13-17, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), as part as the implementation of its project “Promoting Solar-powered Irrigation Pumping Systems and Mini-grids in Burkina Faso” visited three localities named Rawelgue, Bama, and Leguema for the installation of solar-powered irrigation pumps  for project pilot phase. 5 farmers received these solar-powered Irrigation […]

News • September 23, 2021

Côte d’Ivoire 2021-2025 Country Planning Framework (CPF) stakeholders’ consultations

The Green Growth Program (GGP) in Côte d’Ivoire has entered its first phase for the 2021-2025 period. For this purpose, the Government in collaboration with the national office of GGGI is currently preparing the Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025. This CPF will serve as the strategic framework for GGGI actions for the next five years. […]

News • September 17, 2021

GGGI and KOGAS join forces to promote green hydrogen

September 16, 2021; Seoul, Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote green hydrogen in developing and emerging countries, including Indonesia. The two organizations have agreed to share knowledge and cooperate to develop joint projects through the provision of technical […]