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News • November 23, 2022

Delegation of European Union and Global Green Growth Institute join forces to foster innovation in energy efficiency in Viet Nam

Hanoi, 30 Sept 2022 – The Delegation of European Union (EUD) to Viet Nam and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Viet Nam announced a three-year program “Accelerating Innovative Startups for Energy Efficiency” (AIS4EE) to promote entrepreneurship in energy efficiency and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).   Viet Nam is one of the most energy-intensive economies in […]

News • November 23, 2022

The signing of Uganda’s Country Planning Framework

26th October 2022 marks the signing of Uganda’s Country Planning Framework (CPF) which is the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)’s planning document that presents the strategic initiatives that GGGI aims to pursue in partnership with the Republic of Uganda. The CPF was signed by both GGGI Director General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman and Hon. Matia Kasaija […]

News • November 22, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable Future

Under the theme ‘Naturing Green Enterprises for a Sustainable Future. To equip the students with the knowledge and skills in accordance with the sustainable development goals, St. Kizito has established and embedded topics on greening and waste-to-resource practices within the school curriculum aimed at preserving the environment. This has channeled the students’ minds about climate […]

News • November 22, 2022

Consultation workshop on the development of green city strategy for Bocanda

From October 13th to 14th, 2022, GGGI in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD) and Bocanda Mayor Office held a consultation workshop on the development of the green city strategy for Bocanda. The workshop was attended by more than 40 participants from various technical departments of the public sector of the […]

News • November 21, 2022

Training Workshop Conducted on Result-Based Monitoring and Evaluation for Adaptation

The GCF-funded National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Readiness project of GGGI-Ethiopia, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Development (MoPD), organized a four-day training workshop on Result-Based -Monitoring and Evaluation (RB-M&E) from November 1-4, 2022 at Adama town of the Oromia region. The ultimate objectives  of the training  workshop were to keep the trainees […]

News • November 15, 2022

Bridging policy and adoption of e-mobility in Cambodia

Phnom Penh 4 November 2022, The GGGI Cambodia team participated in a consultative workshop organized by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) and presented the key results from policy review and the proposed options for improvement on (1) electric motorbikes (EMs) registration, (2) charging and swapping space at public buildings, and (3) battery […]

News • November 9, 2022

Burkina Faso Long term low emission development strategy at COP 27: on the road to adaptation

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th November 2022. Burkina Faso’s long term low emission development strategy, elaborated with GGGI’s and AFD’s technical and financial support over 2021-22, will be presented at various side-events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Egypt. The goal of Long Term Low […]

News • November 9, 2022

Convención Internacional Emergencia Climática en Antioquia

Después de declarar el estado de Emergencia Climática en febrero de 2020, la Gobernación de Antioquia realizó la Convención Internacional de Emergencia Climática en el centro internacional de convenciones y exposiciones Plaza Mayor de la ciudad de Medellín el pasado 21 y 22 de septiembre de 2022, un evento que reunió a casi 4.000 personas […]

News • November 7, 2022

Ministry of Planning and Investment, British Embassy in Laos and GGGI release a Pre-feasibility Study on a Battery Swapping System for Electric 2-wheelers in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

With support from the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the British Embassy in Laos, the pre-feasibility study conducted by GGGI examines the financial viability and environmental sustainability of implementing a Battery Swapping System model for electric two-wheelers in Vientiane Capital and contribute to achieve the Government of Lao PDR’s 2030 target on 30% electric […]

News • November 3, 2022

GGGI Jordan Highlights DAE Candidate Support of Climate Action in the Kingdom

On October 20, 2022 the Cities & Villages Development Bank of Jordan, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and the Global Green Growth Institute hosted its 1st Climate Action Showcase in Amman.  CVDB  is Jordan’s first nominated Direct Access Entity (DAE) seeking accreditation to the Green Climate Fund.  They have been receiving support from […]

News • November 3, 2022

ONEP launches projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global warming

Bangkok, Thailand – On 12th October 2022 the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP), the National Designated Authority of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), launched the GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme to help Thailand curb greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the Thailand […]

News • November 1, 2022

Green Entrepreneurship Forum for Young Entrepreneurs in Lao PDR

On August 17, 2022, in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, the Global Green Growth Institute Lao PDR (GGGI) in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneur Association of Lao PDR (YEAL) had organized the Green Entrepreneurship Forum for Young Entrepreneurs in Lao PDR. The event was attended by more than 60 participants (37 female) from a variety of […]

News • October 31, 2022

Jordan’s Ministry of Environment in partnership with GGGI holds 5th Private Sector Roundtable Discussion-Transport

Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammad Al-Khashashneh On 25th Oct 2022, Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment, on behalf of the minister, GGGI concluded the 5th Private Sector Roundtable Discussion on the transport sector with representatives from the public and private sectors and development organizations. The roundtable was also patronized by H.E. Eng. […]

News • October 18, 2022

MOECC and GGGI Qatar Organize Capacity Building Workshop on Development of National Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) systems

On October 11 and 12, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) and the Qatar office of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) of the state of Qatar organized a two-day workshop in Doha on “Development of National Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Systems and Greenhouse Gas Inventory” to train Qatari public officials on […]

News • October 18, 2022

The E-waste International Day 2022 held in Senegal

The E-waste  Day 2022 was celebrated in Dakar as part of the project on the management of waste water, plastic waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment in Senegal’s green secondary cities through innovative business models for recycling and recovery, funded by the government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for a period of three […]

News • October 11, 2022

The Solomon Islands Launches Preparation of 2050 Low Emission Development Strategy

Honiara, Solomon Islands – On 05 October 2022, the Climate Change Division of the Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management, and Meteorology (MECDM) brought national stakeholders together to launch the process for developing the nation’s Low Emission Development Strategy (LEDS). MECDM’s Deputy Secretary Corporate, Mr. Karl Kuper, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) […]

News • October 11, 2022

Qatar Ministry of Environment and Climate Change unveils Multi-year Cooperation Program on Green Growth with GGGI

On September 4, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) jointly held a high-level event with the theme, “Qatar’s Climate Leadership and Road to COP27” under the patronage of HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani. The […]

News • October 11, 2022

Two-day Capacity building workshop for Qatari public officials on Climate Diplomacy

On Aug 24 and 25, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Qatar Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) organized a two-day workshop on “Climate Change and Road to COP27” to train public officials on fundamentals of climate change, net-zero economy, and international climate regime. The 2nd day of the workshop also covered […]

News • October 6, 2022

Scaling up Waste Recycling Bank in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. On September 27, GGGI together with Vientiane City Office for Management Services (VCOMS) organized an induction workshop of Waste Recycling Bank (WRB) project’s scale-up phase. Attended by more than 100 participants from KOICA, central, city, and local governments, schools, development partners, and waste collection/recycling companies, the induction workshop announced the commencement […]

News • October 5, 2022

El Salvador’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Visits GGGI To Convey New MOU to GGGI President and Chair

Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 4, 2022 – H. E. Alexandra Hill Tinoco, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of El Salvador, visited the Global Green Growth Institute to hold a bilateral meeting with H. E. Ban Ki-moon, President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council. The meeting focused on how GGGI […]