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News • January 20, 2022

GGGI holds the Friends of GGGI Luncheon in Seoul

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; January 19, 2022 – Today, the Friends of GGGI 2022 luncheon event took place in Seoul, welcoming 43 members of the diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea and ROK MOFA representatives to discuss progress made in 2021 and ambitions for the year ahead. President & Chair Mr. Ban Ki-moon shared […]

News • January 11, 2022

Accelerating investment in nature for the green recovery in Senegal strategic workshop held

The strategic orientation workshop was held on December 16, 2021 for the project “Accelerating investment in nature for the green recovery in Senegal through the structuring of the green PES” organized in partnership with the Operational Office for the monitoring of the PES, the MAVA Foundation and the European Union. The objective was to share […]

News • January 7, 2022

GGP3: Supporting Green Growth and Strategic Climate Finance in Indonesia

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Green Growth Program Phase 3 (GGP3) that started in January this year has been progressing quite well. Now that we are fast approaching the end of 2021, we are delighted to report some of the highlights and achievements the GGP3 has managed to deliver, thanks to its highly committed […]

News • January 7, 2022

Annual workshop of Waste Recycling Bank Project held in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

8 December 2021, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Lao PDR successfully organized the annual workshop of Waste Recycling Bank project in collaboration with Vientiane City Office for Management and Services (VCOMS) in Vientiane Capital. The workshop was attended by schoolteachers, district authorities, a waste collection company, and international NGOs. […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda facilitates the Green Public Procurement (GPP) Guidelines Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop

Kigali, Rwanda GGGI facilitated in a two-day training of trainers including REMA staff and RPPA staff on Green public procurement. Public procurement accounts for an average of 12% of GDP in OECD countries and up to 30% in developing countries. Green public procurement would encourage the purchase of green products with environmental benefits of reducing […]

News • December 27, 2021

GGGI Rwanda hosts the consultation workshop on the revised GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework (CPF) 2021-2025

GGGI Rwanda through one-on-one consultations revised and drafted the new GGGI Rwanda Country Planning Framework and presented the draft to key stakeholders and partners for input, feedback, and validation during  a consultation workshop held at Serena Hotel in Kigali , Rwanda. The workshop was an opportunity for the GGGI team to guide the endorsement by […]

News • December 20, 2021

 Greenpreneurs in Rwanda share knowledge and experience

On 14th Dec, in Kigali , Rwanda young entrepreneurs working in eco-friendly businesses in Rwanda came together to share knowledge on the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and opportunities to access investment, knowledge and skills. The workshop took place at Norrsken House in Kigali and brought together young green entrepreneurs and stakeholders, as well as representatives from […]

News • December 13, 2021

GCF NAP Project on Building Flood Resilience Capacities in Rwanda Training on Concept Note Development and Financial Modelling

Kigali, Rwanda 7 December , Rwanda is undergoing rapid urbanization as one of its main economic growth and transformation drivers, while risks from climate change continue to pose a challenge. Although there have been past and on-going interventions in building climate resilience and adaptation, limited, if any, activities focus on interventions related to urban areas […]

News • December 9, 2021

Rwanda- African Mobility Month Winner for the “Kinamba Junction Design Competition”

In Kigali, Rwanda the Global Green growth Institute in Rwanda is happy to announce the winner of the African Mobility Month 2021 design competition. Mr MIZERO Jules is Masters student at the University of Rwanda , completing his  Msc in Highway Engineering & Management. Jules design will soon be on display in City of Kigali […]

News • December 2, 2021

Selection of Climate-Smart Agriculture Practices in the Senegal River Valley

The Solar Irrigation Project for Climate Smart Agriculture in the Senegal River Valley is a partnership between the State of Qatar, through the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). It aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty and greenhouse gas emissions and to improve the livelihoods of rice […]

News • December 2, 2021

Touba Local Operators site visit to Plastic Recycling Units

As part of the plastic waste management component in the city of Touba, local operators recently trained on the development of a business plan for the creation of a plastic unit visited plastic recycling units in Senegal. The purpose of the visit was to allow local actors in Touba to see the plastic recycling industry […]

News • December 2, 2021

Technical Structuring Workshop for the Green Senegal Rising Plan

November 29, 2021; Saly, Senegal – The Director-General of the Operational Office for the Monitoring of the Emerging Senegalese Plan (BOS/PSE), El Ousseyni Kane, took part in the opening of the preparatory technical workshop of the Green PSE Programme with the presence of the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD), Amadou […]

News • December 2, 2021

Senegal celebrates World Toilet Day 2021

As every year, Senegal celebrated World Toilet Day on November 19, 2021, with this year’s theme focusing on raising awareness of decision makers of the importance of proper toilet facilities, as sanitation is still underfunded in many part of the world. According to a joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, 4.5 […]

News • December 2, 2021

Contributing to a Better World by Promoting and Advancing Green Growth

GGGI’s 10th Session of the Assembly and 14th Session of the Council (Joint Session) took place in two parts, E-Consultations on October 11-22, and Hybrid Meeting on October 28, 2021. E-consultations were designed to allow for in-depth discussions in written form via email communications for a selected number of agenda items, to allow for a […]

News • December 2, 2021

GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman interview with TBS radio

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; December 1, 2021 – GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, participated in an interview with TBS radio to provide an analysis on future green policies for the next Korean government. During the interview, Dr. Rijsberman emphasized the dangers of air pollution sharing that more people are killed by fine dust than by […]

News • November 29, 2021

GGGI Rwanda hosts virtual Technical Training on Nature Based Solutions (NBS) and their Contribution to flood Risks Reduction

From 17th -18th November 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Partnership with the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) organized a virtual training on the application of nature-based solutions (NBS) for flood risk management. Participants in the training composed of District Technicians in charge of Construction Permitting, Building Inspection, Environmental Management, Disaster management, Road […]

News • November 22, 2021

GGGI to open a Country Office in Costa Rica to support the country’s green agenda

November 22, 2021; Seoul, Republic of Korea – H.E. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of the Republic of Costa Rica, visited the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) headquarters today, during which Costa Rica and GGGI signed the Host Country Agreement. The Agreement was signed by H.E. Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica, […]

News • November 19, 2021

RE-ACT: Supporting Indonesia in Accelerating Renewable Energy Transition

Indonesia is facing multiple challenges to meet its increasing energy demand, provide equitable access to electricity, and realize its commitment to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To achieve emission reduction targets by 2030 (29% unconditionally, and up to 41% with international assistance compared to the Business as Usual scenario), as stated in the Nationally Determined […]

News • November 19, 2021

Capacity Building in East Kalimantan through Partnership with Mulawarman University of Samarinda

Involvement of universities is very important to manage knowledge and skills in a particular region, ensuring that the knowledge and skills stay within the region and can be developed continuously. Located in Samarinda, East Kalimantan Province, Mulawarman University is one of the universities that GGGI is involving to promote the joint programs, research, and activities […]

News • November 19, 2021

Climate Festival Invites Communities to Participate and Safeguard Climate Actions

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), supported by GGGI, held the annual Climate Festival 2021. This year, the festival was themed “Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Increasing Climate Resilience for a Strong Indonesia-A Developing Indonesia” and was conducted on October 5-19, 2021, as a platform to disseminate information on climate change mitigation and adaptation […]