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News • June 8, 2023

GGGI and Luxembourg join forces to Strengthen and Promote Sustainable, Resilient Growth in Pacific and Caribbean Small Island Developing States

Luxembourg, June 8th 2023 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, represented by its Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development (MECSD), are proud to announce a strategic partnership aimed at addressing the urgent climate needs of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific […]

News • June 7, 2023

Cambodia’s Operations Manual for Article 6 Validated

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – 05 June 2023, The Ministry of Environment successfully validated the finalized Operations Manual for the Implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in Cambodia through the Validation Workshop held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The inter-ministerial workshop, which was attended by members of the and members of the Climate Change […]

News • June 7, 2023

GGGI concludes its Fifth Technical Advisory Committee Meeting for the KOICA-GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture Project

June 06, 2023, Janakpur, Nepal – GGGI, in collaboration with the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoLMAC), has successfully concluded its fifth Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting for the KOICA-GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) project. The TAC, serving as the project’s apex governing body, provides valuable guidance for the implementation of the initiative. […]

News • June 6, 2023

GGGI Inaugurates Local Emergency Operations Center supported by the KOICA-GGGI Climate Smart Agriculture Project

05 June 2023, Janakpur, Nepal – Government of Nepal mandates the establishment of Local Emergency Operations Center (LEOC) at the level of the municipalities in Nepal. However, not all municipalities currently have provisions for LEOC and GGGI is addressing this gap in the Madhesh Province.   GGGI is implementing the Climate Smart Agriculture project in […]

News • June 6, 2023

Korean Ambassador and GGGI Discuss Sustainable Development and Green Initiatives in Jordan

On the 29th of May 2023, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) had a courtesy visit to the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Jordan at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Jordan with key representatives from both parties. The overarching theme of the discussion was sustainable growth in Jordan, with an […]

News • June 2, 2023

Circular Economy in Cities: Best Practices from Sweden, Korea, and GGGI

Seoul, South Korea; June 02, 2023 — Globally, 70% of greenhouse gas emissions and 50% of global waste emanate from cities. At the same time cities demand almost two-thirds of global energy produced. The circular economy can provide a policy response to cope with the above challenges, as a driver for economic growth, jobs, and […]

News • June 2, 2023

Final Technical Validation workshop of the Rwanda Super Energy Services Company (Super ESCO) project preparatory support

With an objective  to review and validate the findings from the project tasks and build on recommendations to be taken forward for implementation of the Super ESCO facility, GGGI Rwanda in collaboration with MININFRA hosted a successful final  technical validation workshop for the Rwanda Super ESCO project. With more than 25 participants from public, private […]

News • June 1, 2023

GGGI promotes climate finance in the Dominican Republic

On May 10th, 2023 the Green Climate Fund (GCF) funded Mobilizing international climate finance and private investments for low-carbon development project was launched in the Dominican Republic. With the objective of achieving low-carbon development in the country and increasing public and private sector financing for climate action this project will be delivered by the Global […]

News • June 1, 2023

Climate Smart and Sustainable Value Chains initiative launched in Saint Louis, Senegal River Valley

Saint-Louis, Senegal – May 24, 2023 –  The ‘Climate-smart Agriculture and sustainable value chains in Senegal River Valley’ Project, funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea, was launched today under the patronage of the Deputy Governor of Saint Louis and in the presence of the Assistant Prefect of Ndiaye, the […]

News • June 1, 2023

EU Switch Garment: 2nd Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting

Sihanoukville, Cambodia – 30 May 2023, EU Switch Garment, a project funded by the European Union and jointly implemented by Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Cambodia, Textile, Apparel, Footwear & Travel Goods Association in Cambodia (TAFTAC) and Geres, held the 2nd Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting. The objective of the meeting is to discuss overall […]

News • June 1, 2023

MECC and GGGI organize capacity building and stakeholder consultation workshop on climate vulnerability and impact assessment for Qatar

On May 30 & 31, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MECC) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Qatar Office organized a two-day capacity building and stakeholder consultation workshop in Doha on climate vulnerability and impact assessment for Qatar. The event convened more than 120 officials from relevant government ministries, private sector entities, […]

News • May 31, 2023

Colombia Takes Significant Steps Towards Climate Action with the Launch of the SPAR6C Program

In the next five years, SPAR6C will provide extensive support to the Government of Colombia as it prepares to access the international carbon markets outlined in Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The program aims to benefit the government, academia, and the private sector by focusing on capacity building, providing a toolbox, and generating pilot […]

News • May 26, 2023

Designing Article 6 Policy Approaches (DAPA) program : A kick-off workshop to launch a study for estimating implementation costs and designing financial flows for a policy approach for Morocco.

Rabat/Morocco, May 26, 2023. During a kick-off workshop held in the presence of key stakeholders , the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched a study related to the “Estimation of Implementation Costs and Financial Flow Design for a Policy Approach in Morocco,” in particular, Law 40.19 […]

News • May 24, 2023

KEXIM Bank, KRIC, GGGI HQ Delegation Visit in Rwanda

Enhancing Institutional Capacities for Facilitating the Use of ITMOs Through Electric Mobility Kigali, 17 April 2023 The Government of Rwanda (GoR) has prioritized the transition to e-mobility using a combination of incentives and policies to promote the uptake of Electric Vehicles (EVs). The transfer of Internationally Transferred Mitigation Outcomes (ITMOs) has been identified as a […]

News • May 16, 2023

State Government of Nuevo León (México) and GGGI sign MoU to foster green growth interventions

May 15, 2023 – Seoul, Republic of Korea – Seeking to improve the quality of life of the population of the subnational state of Nuevo León (northern Mexico), State Governor Samuel García visited the GGGI headquarters to participate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) together with Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI. Said MoU […]

News • May 16, 2023

Ecuador Debt-for-Nature Swap in the Galapagos Islands Launched

On May 9th 2023, Ecuador’s government successfully completed the Galapagos Debt for Nature swap, repurchasing USD 1.6 billion worth of Ecuador’s outstanding bonds at approximately 40 cents on the dollar. The operation will save Ecuador USD 1.1 billion in debt service repayments over the next 17 years, with USD 450 million invested in conservation and […]

News • May 10, 2023

GGGI hosts a workshop to review the progress of the interim findings of the Super ESCO (Energy Services Company) Project in Rwanda

9th February, Kigali, Rwanda , the Global Green Growth Institute hosted the hybrid workshop to review the progress of the interim findings of the Super Esco (Energy Services Company ) Project in Rwanda. With participants from the following institutions, organizations and partners, Government officials from MININFRA-Energy Directorate, MINECOFIN, REGEUCL, REG-EDCL, RURA, BRD, RHA, CPCIC ✓ […]

News • May 10, 2023

GGGI Releases Guideline to Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreements  

Seoul, Republic of Korea, – May 10 2023 – Purchase agreements are a common practice in all types of carbon markets, including voluntary and compliance markets. Some of the elements from Article 6 that might be reflected in the so-called Mitigation Outcome Purchase Agreements (MOPAs) include provisions related to corresponding adjustments (CAs), registries, safeguards, and […]

News • May 10, 2023

Training workshop on the report of the national financial vehicle to promote green building in Cote d’Ivoire

On April 5th, 2023, GGGI Cote d’Ivoire held a training session aimed to present the results of the implementation framework for the operationalization of a national financial vehicle focused on green buildings and infrastructures in Côte d’Ivoire (NGBIFV). This workshop was facilitated by the Africa Regional & Country offices. The objective of the NGBIFV was […]

News • May 9, 2023

Workshop on Climate Finance Access for the Agriculture Sector in Ghana held on 10th-11th May 2023

Accra, Ghana on 10th-11th May 2023 – A two-day workshop on Climate Finance Access for the Agriculture sector is being hosted to raise awareness and facilitate discussions on how the agriculture sector can access climate finance and implement climate-resilient practices. The Sustainable Development Goals Advisory Unit of the President’s Office joins forces with The Global […]