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News • October 18, 2019

Kiribati and GGGI Launch Country Planning Framework (2019-2023)

South Tarawa, Kiribati, October 14, 2019.  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agriculture Development (MELAD) launched the Kiribati Country Planning Framework 2019-2023 at the MELAD week in Tarawa on October 14, 2019. GGGI began the development of its Country Planning Framework (2019-2023) in 2018 following the signing of […]

News • October 2, 2019

Rwanda kicks off annual Urban October celebrations with Urban Walk in Huye District

Every year government and partners organize a month of activities, events and discussions around urban sustainability in October. This year in Rwanda, Urban October activities will encompass creating awareness and sharing knowledge around the theme of municipal solid waste management, and building sustainable and resilient cities. To celebrate “Urban October” the Global Green Growth Institute […]

News • October 2, 2019

GGGI Mongolia holds a Consultative Meeting on “Improving regulatory environment of Energy Storage Projects”

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Oct 2, 2019 – GGGI Mongolia organized a Consultative Meeting on “Improving regulatory environment of Energy Storage Projects” in association with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and the National Dispatching Center (NDC) of Mongolia. The workshop was organized as part of the Renewable Energy Absorption Project implemented by the Global Green Growth Institute […]

News • October 1, 2019

GGGI holds Official Media Briefing for GGGW2019

Seoul, Republic of Korea – October 1, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a Media Briefing Session for the Global Green Growth Week (GGGW2019) at its headquarters in Seoul today. Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, Deputy Director-General, Hyeoun Jenny Kim, and Assistant Director-General, Susanne Pedersen, presented at the event to offer highlights from this […]

News • September 29, 2019

Rwanda Celebrates World Green Building Week 2019

27  September 2019, Kigali – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with the Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) celebrated World Green Building Week 2019 in Rwanda from 23 – 29 September. The World Green Building Week organized by the World Green Building Council is an annual campaign that motivates and empowers everyone to deliver […]

News • September 26, 2019

Special Coverage – GGGI at the UNGA and Climate Week: Day 5 (Sept. 25)

September 25, 2019 – Regional Pacific NDC Hub High-Level Event GGGI Director Mahamadou Tounkara took part in the Regional Pacific NDC Hub High-Level event on implementing ambitious NDCs in Pacific Island countries. The Prime Minister of Fiji gave the opening remarks of the event. The President of Kiribati, Taneti Mamau, in his speech, expressed his […]

News • September 26, 2019

Special Coverage – GGGI at the UNGA and Climate Week: Day 4 (Sept. 24)

NEW YORK, United States of America; September 24, 2019– Collaborative Governance on Climate and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Roundtable Meeting GGGI Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, attended the Collaborative Governance on Climate and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Roundtable Meeting, organized by the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development […]

News • September 26, 2019

Special Coverage – GGGI at the UNGA and Climate Week: Day 3 (Sept. 23)

NEW YORK, United States of America; September 23, 2019– Summit of Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 On September 23, GGGI took part in the Summit of Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030, organized by P4G. The President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in gave the announcement that […]

News • September 26, 2019

Special Coverage – GGGI at the UNGA and Climate Week: Day 2 (Sept. 22)

NEW YORK, United States of America; September 22, 2019– P4G Annual Board Meeting On September 22, Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, Assistant Director-General, Susanne Pedersen, and Director Mahamadou Tounkara took part in the P4G Board Meeting, hosted by the United Nations Global Compact. Denmark’s Minister of Development Cooperation, Rasmus Prehn, gave the welcome remarks of the meeting, […]

News • September 26, 2019

Special Coverage – GGGI at the UNGA and Climate Week: Day 1 (Sept. 21)

NEW YORK, United States of America; September 21, 2019– GGGI Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, Assistant Director-General, Susanne Pedersen, and Director of Strategy, Partnerships, and Communications (SPC), Mahamadou Tounkara, took part in this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) through their participation in events on topics including renewable energy, carbon markets, and sustainable development, among others. Between […]

News • September 20, 2019

The Green Cities Technical Committee Workshop to share projects and program achievements held in Senegal

The meeting of the Technical Committee on Green Cities was held on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 at the Senegal GGGI Office. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Serigne Mansour Tall from the General Directorate of Urban planning & Architecture. The key relevant stakeholders of the Technical Committee attended the meeting. This workshop was also extended […]

News • September 19, 2019

Technical Validation Workshop of Burkina Faso’s Green Cities Guidelines

On September 17, 2019, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a technical workshop to validate the development of guidelines for green cities in Burkina Faso. This session involved several actors, including some ministerial departments, local and regional authorities, the private sector, civil society and development partners. The main objective of […]

News • September 18, 2019

Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs): The prosperity of Meta through its richness in biodiversity

We are delighted to report the success of our workshop “Non-timber forest products (NTFPs): prosperity through our wealth of biodiversity”, which took place on the 12th of September 2019 with the participation of more than 180 people in city of Villavicencio, located in the Colombian Eastern Plains. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) successfully led […]

News • September 9, 2019

“Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development” GGGI’s Greenpreneurs program in discussion with Dr. Linda J. Cox

September 4, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – The Global Green Growth Institute Cambodia, in collaboration with the U.S Embassy in Phnom Penh and Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), organized a knowledge sharing session on “Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development” with Dr. Linda J. Cox, Community Economic Development Specialist from the University of Hawaii. Under GGGI Cambodia’s “Greenpreneur” […]

News • September 6, 2019

MRV AFOLU and IPPU Sectors Workshop conducted on August 29-30 in Nay Pyi Taw

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar ratified the Paris Agreement (PA), and it came into effect on October 19, 2017. A robust Measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) system is essential to track and report its progress toward climate change mitigation under the enhanced transparency framework (ETF) of the PA. However, Myanmar has encountered challenges […]

News • September 6, 2019

GGGI Lao Team held an introductory meeting on NDC Revision Process

GGGI Lao Team held an introductory meeting on NDC Revision Process August 27, 2019, Vientiane, Lao PDR – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR team in partnership with the Department of Climate Change of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held an introductory meeting on Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Revision Process for Lao […]

News • September 3, 2019

Greenpreneurs Winner Update: WEYE Clean Energy Company

GGGI checked in with Kakembo Galabuzi Brian, one of the winners from the 2018 Greenpreneurs competition, for an update on his green enterprise and the achievements he’s made since the end of last year’s program. His team’s winning project is called “WEYE Clean Energy Company”, which started from initial research on how to utilize briquettes […]

News • September 2, 2019

MONGOLIA DEVELOPS A POLICY DOCUMENT ON ITS INDC FOR THE PARIS AGREEMENT

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA Aug 26, 2019 On Aug 26, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Environment Climate Fund hosted the 3rd working group meeting to develop a policy document on Mongolia’s INDC for the Paris Agreement. The aim of the meeting was to provide updates on ongoing cross-sectoral activities to develop a policy document […]

News • August 29, 2019

Project launch: Boosting Bioeconomy and Renewable Energies under a Green Growth Framework

Bogotá, August 23, 2019. The national department of planning (DNP for its acronym in Spanish), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and the British Embassy in Colombia have officially launched the project “Support for the Implementation of the Green Growth Policy of Colombia (CONPES Document 3934 OF 2018) through capacity building and public and private investments”. […]

News • August 27, 2019

With the Government of Nepal pledging funds to electric buses, GGGI and its partners head to India to gather experience on electric bus procurement and deployment.

On July 21-27, 2019, GGGI, in coordination with the Ministry of Forests and Environment and Sajha Yatayat, a Nepal-based transportation company, organized a 6-day knowledge exchange across India. The delegation of officials, mainly from the Government of Nepal, including the Ministry of Forests and Environment, Province 3, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Municipality of […]