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News • June 4, 2021

GGGI signs a Host Country Agreement with the Republic of Uzbekistan to strengthen cooperation by establishing GGGI’s country office in Uzbekistan

On June 5, GGGI and the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA), harnessing opportunities to support Uzbekistan’s transition toward a low-carbon, climate resilient development pathway. This step is a milestone in the developing partnership between GGGI and Uzbekistan with strong support from President Mirzoyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In his video […]

News • June 2, 2021

GGGI signs MoU with India’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

June 1, 2021, New Delhi, India – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG), Government of India as a knowledge partner under the Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) scheme for the development of Compressed Biogas (CBG), also known as […]

News • May 4, 2021

Accelerating the Green Energy Transition – Australian and Korean Finance Institutions Participate in Round Table Discussion hosted by AustCham Korea and GGGI

  On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Korea and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a special round table on green finance initiatives at the GGGI Seoul headquarters to share the experience of Australian financial institutions to support the delivery of net-zero emissions, climate action and the realization […]

News • May 4, 2021

Green and Resilient Recovery Brochure

In partnership with Members and peers, GGGI has developed a flexible model and service offering to stimulate Green and Resilient Recovery based on international best practices and insights.   Click here to download WEB version. Click here to download PRINT version.

News • May 4, 2021

Induction of elected local government leaders in the beneficiary local government on the greening Uganda’s urbanization and industrialization project

On May 2 to 6, 2021, the National Planning Authority with technical support from the European Union and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) will conduct an induction of elected local government leaders from four (4) newly established districts, and beneficiary local government on the Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project. The induction will include a […]

News • April 29, 2021

Peru Promotes Sustainable Sovereign Bond Issuance for Economic Recovery

Financed by UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions), the British Embassy and the Global Green Growth Institute (hereinafter GGGI), held an Earth Day webinar with participants from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Peru, the Ministry of Finance of Chile and the Climate Bonds Initiative on the importance of sustainable sovereign bonds and their role in COVID recovery and projects that promote emission reduction. […]

News • April 28, 2021

GGGI and HEPA to conclude an Agreement to promote green growth opportunities in the region

April 28, Budapest, Hungary – The signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Hungarian Export Promotion Agency (HEPA) took place at the opening ceremony of Ökoindustria 2021, green industrial expo in Budapest. In 2016, Hungary became the 25th Member of GGGI, an international, intern-governmental organization championing […]

News • April 26, 2021

GGGI to work with Minenergía and IPSE to scale up rural electrification in Colombia

Bogotá, April 22, 2021. With the support of the UK Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions – UK PACT, GGGI launched the project that will deliver demand-driven technical assistance to the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), the Institute for Planning and Promotion of Energy Solutions for Non-Interconnected Areas (IPSE) and selected private-sector developers to advance […]

News • April 22, 2021

Perú Promueve Emisión de Bonos Soberanos Sostenibles para la Reactivación Económica

En el marco del proyecto financiado por el programa UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions), la Embajada Británica en Lima y el Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), organizaron un evento con participantes del Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas del Perú, del Ministerio de Hacienda de Chile y del Climate Bonds Initiative sobre los bonos […]

News • April 20, 2021

GGGI appoints Kyung Hee University Professor, Mr. Kyung Nam Shin, as Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions

Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 20 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has officially appointed Professor Kyung Nam Shin as Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions. He will assume his duties at the GGGI Seoul headquarters on May 1, 2021, to further the organization’s aim to catalyze green investments and policies for its Members. […]

News • April 13, 2021

The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), and Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, officially launched the Strategy 2030 of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub on April 8, 2021. This long-term Strategy is the blueprint for Pacific climate action through its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and is a product […]

News • April 10, 2021

Makerere University Commences implementation of Output 1.4 of Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Project with selecting the Research Themes

On April 8, 2021, Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) held a full day workshop at the university’s conference center to establish a research team and select themes for research. The meeting was attended by 22 university researchers and professors as well as representatives from the GGGI. The research topics are […]

News • March 30, 2021

Presentation on the Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions

Thursday, March 25, 2021 —Dr. Stelios Grafakos, Principal Economist of GGGI’s Climate Action and Inclusive Development Unit, delivered a virtual public lecture on the “Promise of Green Growth,” organized by the Centre for Sustainability, Equality, and Climate Action (SECA) of the Queens University Belfast. Dr. Stelios highlighted that implementing a green recovery for climate action […]

News • March 29, 2021

GGGI signs an MoU with Uzbekistan to support the country’s transition to a green growth pathway

Thursday, March 25, 2021 — On 25 March, the Republic of Uzbekistan officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to formalize their partnership and the commencement of the GGGI Country Program in 2021. Due to COVID-19, the signing took place virtually with the Chairman of the State Committee […]

News • March 25, 2021

GGGI, the Government of Burkina Faso, and AFD sign trilateral agreement to accelerate climate-resilient transition of Burkina Faso through the development of LT-LEDS

Thursday, March 25, 2021 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Government of Burkina Faso, and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate climate-resilient transition of Burkina Faso through the development of the Long–Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS). LT-LEDS in the Paris Agreement are […]

News • March 22, 2021

Papua New Guinea: Climate-Resilient Green Growth Project enters its third year

On February 12, 2021, the Project Management Committee (PMC) of the Climate-Resilient and Green Growth (CRGG) Project endorsed the 2020 progress and outcome report presented by the GGGI team in PNG. They also endorsed the 2021 activity plan for Monitoring, Evaluating, Reporting, and Improving (MERI). The PMC also discussed and provisionally approved the overall 2021 […]

News • March 18, 2021

Colombia to become the 39th Member of GGGI

Seoul, March 18, 2021. On Tuesday, March 16, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Rodolfo Enrique Zea Navarro, together with the Colombian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E. Juan Carlos Caiza Rosero, deposited before the president and Chair of GGGI, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and the Director General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, the instrument […]

News • February 24, 2021

GGGI, Province of Bataan, and Athena Energy Holdings Join Forces toward Philippines’ Renewable Energy Transition

Bataan, Philippines (Seoul, Korea; Singapore, Singapore) 23 Feb 2020 – The Provincial Government of Bataan (PGB), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and Athena Energy Holdings (Athena) signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual cooperation for development of 50MW Solar PV Plant in Mariveles. “This will be an important milestone to realize our […]

News • February 21, 2021

GGGI and GIZ Partner to Increase Energy Efficiency and Access to Finance (including climate finance) for Rice Mills in the Senegal River Valley

In the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the agri-food sector represents one of the main pillars of the economy as it plays an important role in food security, employs around 55% of the population and contributes to about 30% of GDP per year. However, the sector faces many difficulties including the excessive use […]

News • February 4, 2021

Toward the Future of Climate Technology and Entrepreneurship in Indonesia

In order to support the Government of Indonesia to achieve the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) target in 2030, the Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Republic of Korea held a joint workshop titled “Accelerating Climate Technology and Entrepreneurship” on February 4, 2021. […]