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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 26, 2021

Launch of the Eastern Caribbean Green Enterpreneurship Initiative

Join the Launch Event:  * When: July 27, 2021 | Time: 10 AM AST * Webinar registration: click here * Click here to download the event program.  To learn more about the Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs, please click here. Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the OECS region will receive support to grow their businesses […]

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 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 […]

News • July 13, 2021

GGGI Supports Food Security and Climate Action Dialogue in Kiribati

Tarawa, Kiribati, Friday July 2, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) contributed insights on climate smart agriculture during Kiribati’s first National Food Systems Dialogue, held from June 28 to July 02, 2021. The Honorable Minister for the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development (MELAD), Mr. Ruateki Tekaiara, officiated the plenary session of the […]

News • July 13, 2021

GGGI Burkina Faso trained national stakeholders on EX-ACT tool for Carbon balance quantification.

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – On June 28 to July 2, GGGI in collaboration with the Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change (DGEVCC) within the Ministry of the Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change (MEEVCC) organized a training workshop on the EX-ACT tool (EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool) developed by the FAO for the assessment of […]

News • July 9, 2021

[Virtual Event] Building Back Better to Realize the SDGs in LDCs: Accelerating Action to Achieve Inclusive, Sustainable, Resilient Recovery – Approaches on the Road to the LDC5 Conference in Doha

• Date: July 14, 2021 (Wednesday) • Time: 2:30 pm (Doha); 8:30 pm (Seoul); 11:30 am (Dakar, Abidjan); 1:30 pm (Geneva); 5:30 pm (Dhaka) • Location: Virtual • Learn more here • Register here The virtual event is a side event of High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. This event will serve as an opportunity […]

News • July 9, 2021

Book Release Event for “Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World” by GGGI President & Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-Moon

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; July 8, 2021 – GGGI President & Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-moon, officially launched his new book titled Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World, a memoir highlighting stories and experiences recalled by H.E. Ban Ki-moon, as well as his philosophy for global citizenship. The book release event took place at the […]

News • July 6, 2021

“Promotion of the Solar Pump Irrigation System and Solar Mini Grids in Burkina Faso” Project Launching ceremony

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Burkina Faso officially launched the Promotion of the solar pump irrigation system and solar mini grids in Burkina Faso project in Ouagadougou. This project is part of GGGI’s Solar Irrigation Global Program. Burkina Faso is beneficiary of this project with […]

News • July 6, 2021

GGGI Ethiopia launched BRT B2 line E-mobility Project Stakeholder Engagement Workshop

Thursday, June 24, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Ethiopia convened a half-day inception workshop on the Ethiopia Bus Rapid Transport-BRT B2 Line E-Mobility Project at Radisson Blu Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A total of 20 participants, including directors, technical government officials, and a range of stakeholder institutions attended the workshop. Technical […]

News • July 1, 2021

GGGI Laos Team held a stakeholder consultation workshop on the Decentralized Waste Collection Service

June 23, 2021, Vientiane, Lao PDR – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR team in partnership with Vientiane City Office of Management and Service (VCOMS) held a full day consultation workshop on the Decentralized Waste Collection Service (DWSC). The meeting was chaired by the Director General of VCOMS, Mr. Bounchanh Keosithamma and Waste […]

News • July 1, 2021

Consultation meeting on Green Growth Agenda between Ministry of Planning and Investment and Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR

25th June 2021 – The joint technical meeting between the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR was held to review GGGI’s support and achievements over the past 5 years on green growth projects and introduce a new funding opportunity to implement some of green growth initiatives outlined […]

News • July 1, 2021

Virtual Event: Scaling-up Water Access in SIDS – Lessons learned from Vanuatu

June 30, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Government of Vanuatu, and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg co-hosted a virtual event on June 30 to share lessons from the successful implementation of the water access project in Vanuatu, in view of significantly scaling up water access in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) […]

News • July 1, 2021

Burkina Faso GCF – Readiness Program: national consultations on the direct access entity accreditation process and the Private Sector engagement.

Koudougou, Burkina Faso –  On June 17 -24, GGGI in collaboration with the Green Climate Fund National Designated Authority organized consultation to raise national stakeholders’ awareness on climate finance opportunities, facilitate the ownership of the accreditation process of direct access entities to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). These sessions were held within the framework of […]

News • June 30, 2021

Global Green Growth Week 2021

Global Green Growth Week 2021 (GGGWeek2021) Green Recovery, Green Jobs, and NetZero2050 SAVE THE DATE & CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS Oct. 25 – 27, 2021 (Virtual Conference) GGGWeek2021 is hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute. About GGGWeek2021 GGGWeek2021 will feature high-level panel discussions, keynote speeches, interactive sessions and debates that will highlight examples of solutions […]

News • June 30, 2021

Green Hydrogen: A Gamechanger to Achieve Net-Zero in Korea

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 29, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with the Australian Embassy to the Republic of Korea, co-hosted a hybrid event to discuss how Australia and other regional partners can support the Republic of Korea’s efforts to transition to green hydrogen. The event brought together experts from […]

News • June 30, 2021

Promoting Solar Irrigation Pumping System, Mini-grid, and Ecosystem Services for improved Climate Smart Agriculture in Ethiopia Project Launching Workshop

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Ethiopia office organized a one-day launching workshop for the project entitled “Promoting Solar Irrigation Pumping System, Mini-grid, and Ecosystems Services for improved Climate-Smart Agriculture in Ethiopia.”  The workshop took place on June 18, 2021, at Pyramid hotel Bishoftu, Ethiopia. GGGI’s program on promoting solar irrigation pumping systems and mini-grids […]

News • June 30, 2021

Civil Society Organizations empowerment for climate action: GGGI launched a consultation process for CSO capacity needs

GGGI in collaboration with the Open Society for West Africa – OSIWA launched a capacity building project for non states actors and vulnerable communities on climate change in Ivory Coast & Senegal.  This project aims to increase empowerment of civil society in favor of a strong action for a climate change at national & international […]

News • June 28, 2021

COTE D’IVOIRE: CSO’s VALIDATION WORKSHOP ON TRAININGS NEED ASSESSMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE RELATED ISSUES

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the GGGI Côte d’Ivoire held a validation workshop on CSO need assessment for training as part of the project: “Empowering Local Non-State Actors and Vulnerable Communities for Climate Action and Resilience in Côte d’Ivoire”. GGGI in partnership with Open Society for West Africa (OSIWA) provide support to strengthen the capacity of […]