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News • March 5, 2021

GGGI Promote Sustainable E-Mobility in Cambodia through an Exciting One Month Campaign

Throughout February, GGGI Cambodia delivered Cambodia’s first Sustainable E-mobility Campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs). From online guest lectures at universities and pop-up events to a social media campaign and photo competition, the campaign has been a lesson in awareness-raising in the age of Covid19 restrictions. The campaign was able […]

News • March 5, 2021

GGGI delivers capacity building training for the MoCC on Developing Funding Proposals to the Green Climate Fund

On Thursday, 25 February 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) delivered the fourth training in a series of capacity building trainings for the Government of Vanuatu on accreditation to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Held at the Grand Hotel in Port Vila, the targeted audience of the capacity building training were officials from the […]

News • March 1, 2021

Workshop on Burkina Faso’s MRV Guidelines Presentation

February 25, Ouagadougou – GGGI organized a presentation session of the National Measurement Reporting and Verification (MRV) Guidelines Document developed under the MRV project implementation process today under the aegis of the General Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso. The project started operating earlier in 2020, after the establishment of the […]

News • February 24, 2021

GGGI, Province of Bataan, and Athena Energy Holdings Join Forces toward Philippines’ Renewable Energy Transition

Bataan, Philippines (Seoul, Korea; Singapore, Singapore) 23 Feb 2020 – The Provincial Government of Bataan (PGB), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and Athena Energy Holdings (Athena) signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual cooperation for development of 50MW Solar PV Plant in Mariveles. “This will be an important milestone to realize our […]

News • February 21, 2021

GGGI and GIZ Partner to Increase Energy Efficiency and Access to Finance (including climate finance) for Rice Mills in the Senegal River Valley

In the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the agri-food sector represents one of the main pillars of the economy as it plays an important role in food security, employs around 55% of the population and contributes to about 30% of GDP per year. However, the sector faces many difficulties including the excessive use […]

News • February 21, 2021

Training Session of the GGGI’s Burkina Faso Steering Committee on Green Growth Concepts

Under the aegis of the Burkina-Faso’s Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a one-day training session, for the members of the Steering Committee. The main objective of this training session was to inform the members of the cooperative framework on keys Climate change green growth related […]

News • February 17, 2021

Cote d’Ivoire: National Climate Finance Platform for the Private Sector kick-off meeting

On February 17, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized the Kick-off meeting of the National Climate Finance Platform for the Private Sector in Côte d’Ivoire. The event featured the effective launch of the platform, with the NDA […]

News • February 11, 2021

Third session of the Steering Committee on GGGI’s Burkina Faso program

The third session of the steering committee took place in Ouagadougou on February 11, 2021 at the Ramada Pearl Hotel. Chaired by M. Simeon Sawadogo minister of Environment Green Economy and Climate Change of the Republic of Burkina Faso, the meeting gathered representatives from different ministries. The main objective of the session was to present […]

News • February 2, 2021

Regular Session of the Steering Committee

January 26 – 27, 2021; Senegal – Acting in its capacity as permanent secretariat, GGGI Senegal convened stakeholders for the 2021 Regular Session of the Steering Committee on January 26 – 27, 2021. The edition was on virtual session due to restrictives measures related to the COVID 19 situation in Senegal. The Ministry of Environment […]

News • February 2, 2021

GGGI Director-General discusses Sustainable Recovery during the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum

February 1, 2021 – Recognizing the importance of a green post COVID-19 recovery as a critical moment for sustainable finance, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) participated in the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum on January 20, 2021. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in a panel discussion to share his insights on a sustainable […]

News • January 26, 2021

GGGI Jordan’s Bridging Climate Change and the Private Sector in Jordan

On December 9th, Jordan’s Ministry of Environment, the National Designated Authority to the GCF, held its 1st private sector workshop on climate change under the Jordan GCF Readiness Project. The workshop presented a unique opportunity to enhance engagement and dialogue between Government stakeholders, development partners, investors in critical sectors, and project developers seeking climate finance. […]

News • January 20, 2021

Panel discussion on human development and the planet

On January 19, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI, took part in an online panel discussion organized by the UNDP Seoul Policy Center to mark the launch of the UNDP Human Development Report 2020. During his presentation, Dr. Rijsberman explained that based on GGGI’s experience in supporting its member governments in their transition to green […]

News • January 18, 2021

GGGI discuss RE100 climate targets in the Cambodian garment industry with H&M and Adidas

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA, JANUARY 14, 2021 – Ms. Karolien Caser-Diez, GGGI Cambodia’s Country Representative, took part in a European Chamber of Commerce Cambodia Breakfast Talk on “How can European Brands Meet Other Global Climate Goals in Cambodia?”. The event brought together development partners working in the field of sustainable energy alongside representatives from Adidas and the H&M Group, a member of RE100.  Representing Switch Garment, an […]

News • January 18, 2021

GGGI continues to create and strenghten capacities for the structuring of public investment projects in Colombia

Bogotá, January 15, 2021. More than 40 civil servants and officials belonging to public, territorial, and national entities, private organizations and unions from the environmental sector are now certified in the GGGI-structured and Norwegian-financed course: “Good practices in project formulation and the General Royalties System (SGR)”. The virtual course was designed to create and strengthen […]

News • January 12, 2021

[Virtual Event] The Role of Oceans in the Global Climate Discussion and the Integration of NDCs and Ambitious Climate Action

DATE AND TIME: 09:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. KST / Tuesday, January 19, 2021 09:00 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. CHT / Monday, January 18, 2021 Virtual Event  ORGANIZERS: Embassy of Chile to the Republic of Korea Global Green Growth Institute PARTNERS: Ministry of the Environment of Chile BACKGROUND: The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) […]

News • December 21, 2020

Workshop on the finalization of Burkina Faso’s NDC sectoral plans

Koubri, December from 15th to 17th 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with NDC Partnership and the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso conducted under the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) project a workshop to identify detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC Sectoral Plans. The workshop was […]

News • December 21, 2020

Promoting Electric Vehicles through Private Sector Engagement

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, December 15, 2020. Department of Climate Change, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a workshop on “Private Sector Engagement in Climate Change and Green Growth Series: Promotion of Electric Vehicles”. The workshop aimed to raise […]

News • December 17, 2020

Tonga signs Host Country Agreement with GGGI

NUKU`ALOFA, TONGA – December 14, 2020 – The Kingdom of Tonga signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), thus strengthening the collaborative program of work to support Tonga’s transition towards low-carbon, climate resilient development. Tonga became the 29th Member of GGGI in December 2018. Since then, GGGI has initiated […]

News • December 15, 2020

Fiji holds Consultation on review of the National Energy Policy and development of its SDG 7 Roadmap

2nd December 2020 – Fiji’s Department of Energy (DoE), under the Ministry of Infrastructure and Meteorological Services, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), today organized a one-day “National Consultation Workshop on the Development of an SDG7 Roadmap for Fiji and the […]

News • December 14, 2020

QFFD and GGGI conclude agreements on four projects to support climate resilience and COVID19 recovery in the Pacific, Eastern Caribbean, and West African regions

Doha, State of Qatar / Seoul, Republic of Korea (December 10, 2020) Building on a global MoU signed earlier this year, QFFD and GGGI concluded a 3-year agreement totaling USD 9.85 million to support four projects: Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative, Pacific Green Entrepreneur Network, Climate Smart Agriculture for Kiribati, and Solar-Powered Irrigation for Climate-Smart […]