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News • August 13, 2020

The State of Qatar and the Global Green Growth Institute signs a Host Country Agreement to strengthen collaboration

August 12, 2020; SEOUL, Republic of Korea / DOHA, State of Qatar – On August 12, the State of Qatar and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) to officially open a country office in Doha and strengthen mutual cooperation. Due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols, the signing ceremony […]

News • August 5, 2020

GGGI President and Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Meets with Cambodian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E Long Dimanche

SEOUL, Republic of Korea, July 30, 2020 – The Cambodian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E Long Dimanche, officially held a meeting with the President and Chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Mr. Ban Ki-moon, to present a letter from the Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen, regarding integrating green growth into […]

News • July 21, 2020

Encouraging Private Sector Involvement in Indonesia’s Climate Change Adaptation Effort

The Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA), Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia, as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Indonesia, is developing a study on “Enabling Environment for Private Sector Engagement in Climate Change Adaptation Projects”. The draft results of the study were disseminated to stakeholders on Monday, […]

News • July 18, 2020

Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; July 17, 2020 – As part of GGGI’s Technical Reports series, GGGI released its Technical Report No. 13 on Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19. The report reinforces the need for countries to develop Green New Deals for the economy post COVID-19 and offers recommendations to policymakers on the most […]

News • July 17, 2020

ECCK – GGGI Energy & Environment Seminar

July 16, 2020; SEOUL, Republic of Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK) held the ECCK – GGGI Energy & Environment Seminar on Thursday, July 16, 2020. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, opened the event by delivering a presentation on the importance of achieving net-zero targets […]

News • July 13, 2020

Empathizing with the Vulnerable: Learning from Disaster Victims to Achieve Better Policies

On  June 17, 2020, the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held the fourth series of Empathetic Leadership Training (Sarasehan Kepemimpinan Berempati) which was conducted online. This time, the training topic was social inclusion in disaster management with participants from various […]

News • July 10, 2020

The GCF’s Contribution to Climate Funding in Indonesia and Future Plans

The Fiscal Policy Agency of The Ministry of Finance as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for Indonesia’s Green Climate Fund, held a webinar with the theme of “Accessing the Green Climate Fund in Indonesia” on June 24, 2020. Representatives from Indonesia’s Environmental Fund Agency (BPDLH), PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur  (PT. SMI), the Green Climate Fund […]

News • July 7, 2020

GGGI Supporting Hungary to Achieve Climate Neutrality

Budapest, Hungary – In May 2020, GGGI signed an agreement with the Ministry for Innovation and Technology (MIT) to support the delivery of a refined National Clean Development Strategy (NCDS) by the end of the year. The NDCS or Long-Term low greenhouse gas emission development Strategy (LTS) will set the path toward climate neutrality at […]

News • July 6, 2020

Launch of the Green Growth National Action Plan 2021-2025

Amman, Jordan; July 6, 2020 — Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment of Jordan held a virtual launch ceremony for the Green Growth National Action Plan 2021-2025 (GG-NAP). Developed with the support of GGGI, the GG-NAP is a multi-sector implementation plan that will support Jordan’s economic growth objectives and […]

News • July 4, 2020

GGGI Morocco virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”

Rabat, Morocco; June 24, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Department of Environment within the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment and the Ministry of Interior organized a virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”. The objective of the […]

News • July 4, 2020

Virtual Kick-off Workshop on National GCF Platform in Côte d’Ivoire

On June 30, the Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a Virtual Kick-off Workshop on the National Climate Finance Platform for the Private Sector in Côte d’Ivoire. The event featured the establishment of the platform, with the NDA as […]

News • July 4, 2020

GGGI Morocco virtual launch event for the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) MRV Development for the Biomass Sector in Morocco

Rabat, Morocco June 25 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Morocco organized the launch of the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) – Morocco project, that aims to design a prototype MRV for the biomass sector and to develop a MRV for a biomass sub-sector. The project, which will take place over a period of […]

News • June 30, 2020

GGGI Laos established a Waste Recycling Bank in local schools of Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane, Lao PDR, June 23-26, 2020 – Funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), GGGI Laos in collaboration with Vientiane City Office for Management and Service (VCOMS) and Department of Education and Sport (DES) has set up a “Waste Recycling Bank” in ten local schools in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The project aims to increase […]

News • June 29, 2020

Senegal Virtual Launch Event for the Tivaouane Wastewater Management Project

On June 24, the GGGI Senegal team, in collaboration with the Municipality of Tivaouane, hosted a virtual launch event for the “Wastewater Management” project for Senegal’s secondaries cities financed by the Government of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Over 58 participants attended the event which was entirely virtual due to COVID-19 safety measures. The prefect of […]

News • June 26, 2020

Employment Assessment of Renewable Energy: Power sector pathways compatible with NDCs and national energy plans

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 26, 2020 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) released its Employment Assessment of Renewable Energy: Power sector pathways compatible with NDCs and national energy plans technical report. This is the 12th report under GGGI’s Technical Reports Series. Lead Authors of the report include Dr. Stelios Grafakos, GGGI’s Principal […]

News • June 25, 2020

7th Green Round Table:Green New Deal and its potential in Post COVID-19 recovery

SEOUL, Republic of Korea — On June 24, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, and EIT Climate-KIC, hosted the 7th Green Round Table: Green New Deal and its potential in Post COVID-19 recovery. This […]

News • June 23, 2020

Climate, COVID-19, and the Collaboration We Need

On Friday, June 19, the GGGI Country Representative for Papua New Guinea, Achala Abeysinghe, participated as a panelist in the Climate, COVID-19, and the Collaboration We Need webinar hosted by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD). The event brought together international think tanks […]

News • June 22, 2020

National Green Energy Fund launches first projects in Vanuatu

The National Green Energy Fund (NGEF) has recently launched its first pilot projects after setting up in 2018 as an independent public entity to source funds to help the Vanuatu government achieve its energy targets. Fishermen in Futuna now have a solar-powered refrigeration system to store their fish safely before sale, thanks to the first ever […]

News • June 22, 2020

Call for Concept Notes: Strengthening Uganda’s Engagement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) through the Development of the GCF Country Programme Project Portfolio (2020-2023)

The GCF National Designated Authority (NDA) – Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of the Republic of Uganda (MOFPED) supported by Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is in the process of articulating the GCF -Uganda Country Programme and Project Portfolio within the framework of the Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme principally aimed at strengthening […]

News • June 20, 2020

7th Green Round Table: Green New Deal and its potential in Post COVID-19 recovery

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 19, 2020 — The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, and EIT Climate-KIC will host the 7th Green Round Table on June 24, 2020. The event will provide a platform […]