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News • October 16, 2021

Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (TYEE) and GGGI sign MoU on Green Entrepreneurship and Green Growth Cooperation

NUKU’ALOFA, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 – Today marked the unique joint implementation of the Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) Program with their local partner on the ground, Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (TYEE). The MoU was signed virtually by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI, and Lusia Latu-Jones, President/Director of […]

News • October 16, 2021

DAPA Project Phase II Launched – Designing Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

September 30, 2021 – As a part of the implementation of the Designing Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement DAPA project, GGGI Senegal held a kick-off meeting to officially mark the beginning of the second stage of the program. The meeting was chaired by the Director of Environment & Classified Establishments on […]

News • October 16, 2021

“What Does Green Development Actually Mean?”

Recently, the term ‘green growth’ has rapidly encroached on the international public debate. The role of participative governance is central to the inclusive green growth model that Uganda has instituted into its development plans, such as the National Development Plan III. This has encouraged a green growth and sustainable climate for investment. Consequently, it has […]

News • October 16, 2021

National Forum of Civil Society Organizations on Climate

Senegal; October 13, 2021 – On October 13, the National Forum of Civil Society Organizations on Climate took place with the presence of H.E Victoria Billing, Ambassador of Great Britain in Senegal; Ibrahima AIDARA, Open Society Initiaitve for West Africa Executive Director; Fadel Wade, Civil Society Representative; and GGGI Senegal Country Representative, Romain Brillie. The […]

News • October 15, 2021

LNCCI and GGGI sign MoU to strengthen green and climate technology entrepreneurship and innovation in Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, October 15, 2021.  GGGI and the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to strengthen collaboration and cooperation of both parties to jointly promote green and climate technology entrepreneurship and innovation in Lao PDR. LNCCI is the apex body in Lao […]

News • October 13, 2021

GGGI signs MoU with KOICA to expand areas of collaboration in green growth options for developing countries

Seoul Korea, October 13, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) at the KOICA headquarters in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province today. The MoU was signed by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI and Dr. Hyuk-Sang Sohn, President of KOICA. This MoU is […]

News • October 12, 2021

Papua New Guinea launched its Enhanced NDC Roadmaps for AFOLU & Electricity Sectors, Implementation Plan (2021 – 30) and Regulation Plan (2021).

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) AFOLU and Electricity Implementation Roadmaps 2021 along with NDC Implementation Plan (2021-2030) and Climate Change (Management) NDC Regulations (2021) were launched on 8 October 2021 at the Hilton Hotel, Port Moresby. Since PNG’s Enhanced NDC 2020 submission to the UNFCCC, PNG continued to develop these strategic documents which show PNG’s domestic […]

News • October 12, 2021

Hungary’s Decarbonization Strategy Officially Adopted with Support from GGGI

September 3, 2021; Budapest, Hungary – On September 3, the Government of Hungary adopted the National Clean Development Strategy (NCDS) which sets the path for the decarbonization of Hungary’s economy by 2050. GGGI played a major role in preparing this strategic document under the leadership and guidance of the Hungarian Government. Upon request of the […]

News • October 11, 2021

Paris Agreement: Burkina Faso launched the development process for its Long-term low emission and resilient development strategy (LT-LEDS) for 2050 LT-LEDS

Ouagadougou, October 05, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Government of Burkina Faso and the French Development Agency (AFD) launched the Low greenhouse gas emission development strategies. The hundreds of participants, very representatives of local actors, were chosen based on the synergy guiding spirit of the Low greenhouse gas […]

News • October 9, 2021

GGGI meeting with Indian Delegation to UNEP Asia-Pacific Forum

 Suwon, Republic of Korea; October 08, 2021 – On the sidelines of the UNEP Asia-Pacific Forum in Suwon, Republic of Korea, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), represented by Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, held a meeting with the forum’s delegation from the Government of India, including Surinder Bhagat, Deputy Chief of Mission; Naresh Pal Gangwar, […]

News • October 8, 2021

Thông báo Mời nộp Hồ sơ Quan tâm: Dự án “Vườn ươm Tài chính và Đầu tư cho Nông lâm nghiệp” tại Việt Nam

GIỚI THIỆU VỀ GGGI & DỰ ÁN Viện Tăng trưởng Xanh Toàn cầu (GGGI) là một tổ chức liên chính phủ quốc tế dựa trên hiệp ước nhằm hỗ trợ và thúc đẩy tăng trưởng kinh tế mạnh mẽ, bao trùm và bền vững ở các nước đang phát triển và các nền kinh tế […]

News • October 8, 2021

Request for Expression of Interest: Forest Finance Investment Incubator (FFII) Vietnam

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international organization, a neutral, trusted advisor and strategic development partner focused on supporting developing and emerging economies to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth. GGGI’s operating model maximizes the potential to translate green growth strategies and policies into green investment plans, mobilizing green finance commitments needed to bolster […]

News • October 8, 2021

Training Workshop on Green Growth in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR: On 15th September 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR team together with the Public Works and Transport Research Institute (PTRI), and Department of Planning and Investment of Vientiane Capital co-hosted the ‘Training Workshop on Green Growth” in Vientiane Capital as part of the activities under the project on […]

News • October 8, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Environment Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera meets with H. E. Ban Ki-moon, President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of GGGI, in Republic of Korea

On October 7th at the UNEP Asia-Pacific ministerial dialogue in Suwon, Republic of Korea, a high-level bilateral meeting took place between Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Environment of Sri Lanka and H. E. Ban Ki-moon, President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of GGGI and 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations. Dr. Anil […]

News • October 7, 2021

Indonesia’s Updated NDC for a Climate Resilient Future

Amid a year of global economic contraction due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesia has boldened its climate commitments through an Updated NDC—recently submitted to the UNFCCC on July 22, 2021—with fair emissions reduction targets and strengthened alignment between the country’s climate and development objectives. This comes after more than a year of extensive multi-stakeholder reviews […]

News • October 7, 2021

From Green Growth Theory to Actions in Phase 3

Since 2013, the Government of Indonesia through the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) as the Executing Unit, has collaborated with GGGI to mainstream green growth in Indonesia. The collaboration program, titled the Green Growth Program, went through the first phase from 2013 to 2015, and the second phase from 2016 up to the end […]

News • October 7, 2021

Green Growth Talk with Bappenas’ SDEMP Director

Looking back at the implementation of the Green Growth Program Phase II which just ended at the end of 2020, GGGI had a casual chat with Dr. Ir. Yahya Rachmana Hidayat, MSc., Bappenas’ Director of Energy, Mineral, and Mining Resources (SDEMP). What is his opinion about the achievements and contributions of this cooperation program between […]

News • October 7, 2021

The Green Growth Program Phase II Milestones

Indonesia’s Green Growth Program Phase 2 (GGP2, 2016-2020) ended at the end of 2020. What milestones were successfully realized together through the collaboration between the Government of Indonesia and GGGI? Under the collaborative framework of the Indonesia Green Growth Program Phase 2 (GGP2, 2016-2020), GGGI supported the Government of Indonesia to accelerate the pace of […]

News • October 7, 2021

Environmental Economic Instrument for Low GHG Emissions Development Planning at Regional Level

The Environmental Economic Instrument is an effort to control and preserve the environment and to support the commitment of low GHG emissions development. To introduce its concept, context and implementation mechanism, GGGI organized and facilitated an online seminar on Environmental Economic Instrument on August 24-25, 2021 in support of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI at COP26

The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, UK. Join the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as we join with Members and partners to share knowledge, lessons, and experiences on topics such as carbon […]