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News • July 10, 2020

Twelfth Meeting of the Management and Program Sub-Committee (MPSC12) held as a Hybrid Meeting

Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 9, 2020 – GGGI held its Twelfth Meeting of the Management and Program Sub-Committee (MPSC) at the Institute’s Seoul headquarters. The meeting was held as a hybrid in-person and virtual meeting (“hybrid meeting”) chaired by Mr. Peter Elder, Director of Economic Growth and Sustainability Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

News • July 10, 2020

Launch of the Second Phase of the Green Growth Colombia-GGGI 2020-2023

Bogotá, Colombia, July 3, 2020 – To mark the start of a new phase of partnership between GGGI, the Royal Embassy of Norway and the Government of Colombia, an official introduction of the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Programme Phase II was given to the public via a virtual and open conference with participation of the Deputy-Minister […]

News • July 10, 2020

GGGI Senegal hosted webinar on “Designing policy approaches under the Article 6 of the Paris Agreement : First Stage Report Presentation”

On 7 July 2020, GGGI Senegal hosted a webinar in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (Directorate of Environment and Classified Establishments) and the National Committee for Climate Change ( COMNACC ) on Designing policy approaches under the Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Under the Paris Agreement, all signatory countries are […]

News • July 8, 2020

GGGI signs a Contribution Agreement with the European Union to provide support in accelerating Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Agenda

Kampala, Uganda; July 8, 2020 – The European Union (EU) represented by the European Commission in Uganda and the Government of Uganda through the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) have signed a contract today to cooperate on advancing the Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization agenda. This project is part of the European Union’s Inclusive Green […]

News • July 8, 2020

GGGI organizes Government Consultation to help mobilize Climate Finance for Vanuatu

On July 2, GGGI held a consultation workshop in Port Vila to discuss the ways in which the Government of Vanuatu can strengthen the coordination of external development funding and climate finance from donors and multilateral organizations. The workshop was led by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and attended by government officials from the Ministry […]

News • July 6, 2020

Launch of the Green Growth National Action Plan 2021-2025

Amman, Jordan; July 6, 2020 — Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment of Jordan held a virtual launch ceremony for the Green Growth National Action Plan 2021-2025 (GG-NAP). Developed with the support of GGGI, the GG-NAP is a multi-sector implementation plan that will support Jordan’s economic growth objectives and […]

News • July 4, 2020

GGGI Morocco virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”

Rabat, Morocco; June 24, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Department of Environment within the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment and the Ministry of Interior organized a virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”. The objective of the […]

News • July 4, 2020

Virtual Kick-off Workshop on National GCF Platform in Côte d’Ivoire

On June 30, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a Virtual Kick-off Workshop on the National Climate Finance Platform for the Private Sector in Côte d’Ivoire. The event featured the establishment of the platform, with the NDA as […]

News • July 4, 2020

GGGI Morocco virtual launch event for the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) MRV Development for the Biomass Sector in Morocco

Rabat, Morocco June 25 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Morocco organized the launch of the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) – Morocco project, that aims to design a prototype MRV for the biomass sector and to develop a MRV for a biomass sub-sector. The project, which will take place over a period of […]

News • July 4, 2020

Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision Kick-off Workshop

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, June 30, 2020 – The Government of Burkina Faso and the NDC-CAEP Implementation Partners, including GGGI, organized the Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision kick-off workshop. More than 50 participants from Ministries, NGOs, Private Sector, and the implementing partners attended the workshop. GGGI was represented by Malle Fofana (Country Representative), Lamine Ouedraogo (Senior Officer […]

News • June 29, 2020

Senegal Virtual Launch Event for the Tivaouane Wastewater Management Project

On June 24, the GGGI Senegal team, in collaboration with the Municipality of Tivaouane, hosted a virtual launch event for the “Wastewater Management” project for Senegal’s secondaries cities financed by the Government of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Over 58 participants attended the event which was entirely virtual due to COVID-19 safety measures. The prefect of […]

News • June 25, 2020

7th Green Round Table:Green New Deal and its potential in Post COVID-19 recovery

SEOUL, Republic of Korea — On June 24, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, and EIT Climate-KIC, hosted the 7th Green Round Table: Green New Deal and its potential in Post COVID-19 recovery. This […]

News • June 23, 2020

Climate, COVID-19, and the Collaboration We Need

On Friday, June 19, the GGGI Country Representative for Papua New Guinea, Achala Abeysinghe, participated as a panelist in the Climate, COVID-19, and the Collaboration We Need webinar hosted by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD). The event brought together international think tanks […]

News • June 20, 2020

7th Green Round Table: Green New Deal and its potential in Post COVID-19 recovery

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 19, 2020 — The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, and EIT Climate-KIC will host the 7th Green Round Table on June 24, 2020. The event will provide a platform […]

News • June 18, 2020

Virtual Signing Ceremony for the Philippines Country Agreement

June 18, 2020 – Today, the Republic of the Philippines officially signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to open a GGGI country office in the Philippines. Due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols, the signing ceremony took place virtually with the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Secretary Teodoro L. […]

News • June 18, 2020

The Korea Forest Service holds a book launch for “Re-greening Ethiopia”

SEOUL – June 17, 2020 – The offline event for “Re-greening Ethiopia” Book launch was held on June 17 at Grand Hyatt Seoul in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK), hosted by the Korea Forest Service (KFS). Previously known as The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, June 17 is designated by the United […]

News • June 17, 2020

Rwanda and Italian entrepreneurs discuss business to business exchange for private sector engagement

Kigali, Rwanda -10th June 2020 with 280 registered participants the second webinar , a dialogue that attracted a vast interest across many industries with participants from across the globe representing several sectors. It was a successful second business to business knowledge exchange webinar. Having discussed the institutional arrangements in both Rwanda and Italy, the first […]

News • June 17, 2020

Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Sustainable Solid Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan for Vientiane 2020-2030

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, June 12, 2020 – Vientiane City Office for Management and Service (VCOMS), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Environment Protection Fund (EPF) and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted the stakeholder consultation workshop to validate a 10-year strategy on “Sustainable Solid Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan for Vientiane 2020-2030.” The workshop […]

News • June 10, 2020

Climate Talk & Net Zero 2050 Event

On June 9, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Embassy of the Netherlands to Korea co-hosted the Climate Talk and Net Zero 2050 online and offline event at the GGGI HQ in Seoul, with a livestream recording to broadcast the event to other areas of the world. GGGI Director-General, Dr Frank Rijsberman, kicked […]

News • June 8, 2020

Rwanda hosts webinar on “The engagement of the Italian private sector to enhance green investments and trade in Rwanda”

Kigali, Rwanda -3rd June 2020 the Global Green Growth Institute hosted the first of two webinars between Rwanda and Italy. The virtual meeting was hosted on the Africa e Affari network platform and organized in collaboration with the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) and in partnership with the Italian Ministry for Environment, Land and Sea […]