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News • June 27, 2022

GGGI – Senti Kick-off Training in Oriental Mindoro on New Digital Tool for Climate Resilience

Calapan, Oriental Mindoro, June 2022 – More than a hundred officials and staff of the provincial government of Oriental Mindoro, its fourteen municipalities and capital city of Calapan attended training sessions from May 30 to June 1 to familiarize with the Climate Vulnerability and Risk Information System or CVRIS, a digital tool that can help enhance […]

News • June 8, 2022

GGGI District Technical Assistants (DTA’s) lead the Awareness raising workshop for the environmental protection committee’s members

Rwanda Environment Managament Authority in collaboration  with GGGI Rwanda through the implementation of the the GCF Readiness & Preparatory Support Project to capacitate Rwanda’s Subnational Level Actors in Green Growth & Climate Change Resilience organized training workshops for Environmental Committees members in secondary cities.  The training workshop was for Environmental Committees members from Nyagatare District […]

News • May 30, 2022

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues as part of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on plastic waste pollution

Multi-stakeholder dialogues are part of the programme of the open-ended working group (OEWG). They are intended to engage and hear the voices of stakeholders that will be impacted by the international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, but who normally do not participate directly in the negotiations. The outcomes will be reflected in the OEWG […]

News • May 27, 2022

GGGI AT COP15 ON DESERTIFICATION

UNCCD CoP 15 was held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from May 9 to 20, 2022. This was GGGI’s first participation at the desertification CoP, marked by a video message from P&C of GGGI Mr. Ban Ki Moon, and a statement from DDG Mrs. Helena Mcleod at the Heads of State summit, in which GGGI pledged […]

News • April 26, 2022

The basics of Article 6 shared with the national ecosystem

Article 6.4 of the Paris Climate Agreement to allow private companies to access this new market is being configured, a Senegalese official announced. The carbon market is a mechanism for trading greenhouse gas emission rights. It is one of the incentives provided for by the Kyoto Protocol to encourage states to reduce their emissions and […]

News • April 6, 2022

GGGI held the ordinary session of the senegal cooperation steering committee

The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development convened the ordinary session of the steering committee of the GGGI country cooperation programme in Senegal in the presence of the statutory party members. As usual at the beginning of each year, the steering committee meets to examine the evolution of the implementation of the programme in 2021, […]

News • March 24, 2022

Korean Embassy, KOICA, and GGGI Empower Filipino Women to be Drivers of Climate-Resilient Agriculture and Sustainable Micro-Enterprise

23 March 2022, Oriental Mindoro Smallholder farmers in the Philippines bear the brunt of rising production costs, lower output and natural disasters brought about by an ever changing climate. Women farmers are often worse off as continuing gender inequality makes it more difficult for them to have access to credit, proper skills training and even […]

News • March 24, 2022

Climate Finance and Women

Out of 1.3 billion people living in poverty, seventy percent are women. Women are seen as more vulnerable than men to the impacts of climate change since they represent the majority of the world’s poor and more dependent on the threatened natural resources in comparison. While gender equality is proven as ‘smart economics’ that would […]

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

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 19, 2021

Arirang TV Interview with GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; November 18, 2021 – Following the end of COP26 in Glasgow, GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, participated in an interview with Arirang TV to discuss his perspective on the finale of COP 26 and the road to carbon neutrality. “It was disappointing that ‘phase out’ became ‘phase down’ which is obviously […]

News • November 16, 2021

Zooming Ahead in Sustainable Economic Growth – Digitally

By Tanja Leimgruber – Programme lead, Digital Transformation for Green Growth, Global Green Growth Institute in Vietnam Over the past three decades, Vietnam’s socioeconomic growth has been a remarkable success story. However, rapid economic development and industrialization has come at a cost. Energy consumption has tripled over the past decade, making Vietnam one of the […]

News • November 16, 2021

Uganda at COP26: Uganda’s Approach at Greening the Economy

Uganda at COP26: Uganda’s Approach at Greening the Economy Despite all the ongoing debates and negotiations, the question that lingers in many peoples’ minds is: “What do all these discussions and agreements mean to the ordinary citizen who is struggling to cope with the changing weather, seasons, losses and damages to their crops, death of […]

News • October 23, 2021

[Live ABS-CBN News Interview] Philippines on the Right Track in Green Initiatives but Question on Execution

On 27 September 2021 Manila, Philippines. Juhern Kim, GGGI Country Representative, spoke on live in the ABS-CBN News ANC 24/7 – premiere business news media in the Philippines. He was invited to speak about the country’s current actions in green initiative, in line with the upcoming 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) […]

News • August 2, 2021

Interview: Green Growth in Uganda