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News • February 8, 2023

Sri Lanka and Global Green Growth Institute Sign Host Country Agreement for Climate Action

7 February 2023, Colombo, Sri Lanka – The Government of Sri Lanka and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) progressing Sri Lanka’s climate action.  Dr. Anil Jasinghe, Secretary, Ministry of Environment of Sri Lanka and Dr. Frank Rijsberman Director General of GGGI signed the HCA enabling Government of Sri […]

News • January 18, 2023

GGGI Releases Report on Article 6 Carbon Markets

Seoul, Republic of Korea – 17 January 2023 – Article 6 of the Paris Agreement establishes a mechanism for government and private sector to achieve the scale of transformation required for keeping within 1.5 °C climate change goal. Article 6 carbon markets offer the opportunity for countries to engage in cooperative approaches to greenhouse gas […]

News • December 20, 2022

Gobierno del Perú publica el primer Reporte de Asignación e Impacto de Bonos Sostenibles 

El reporte, elaborado por el Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas con la asistencia técnica del Global Green Growth Institute, es parte del compromiso del gobierno peruano como emisor de bonos sostenibles de informar sobre los avances en la asignación de capital captado a partir de la primera emisión de los dos Bonos Sostenibles y un […]

News • December 15, 2022

Minister of Climate Change Launches Two Strategic Policy Documents for Vanuatu

PORT VILA – 30 November 2022 – The Government of Vanuatu today gathered the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and Agence Francais de Developpement (AFD) at the Ramada Hotel to the National Energy Efficiency Strategy and Action Plan (NEESAP) and the Vanuatu Long Term Low Emissions […]

News • November 30, 2022

Metrorrey formaliza contratación para incorporar 12 autobuses eléctricos a la ruta Transmetro “Hospital Universitario – Aeropuerto” (alimentadora de Línea 3 Metro) con apoyo de GGGI

Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. El lunes 28 de noviembre a las 12 hrs. tuvo lugar la firma del contrato entre STC Metrorrey y LURSA, consorcio ganador de la licitación pública No STCM-17-2022-DAF. Dicho contrato cubre el despliegue de 12 autobuses eléctricos para el Transmetro, que alimentarán la Línea 3 del Metro de Metrorrey y que […]

News • November 30, 2022

Global Green Growth Institute apoya el diálogo para la construcción de una visión sobre mercado de Carbono en el Perú

El evento se desarrolló en el marco de proyecto liderado por el Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) bajo el programa de asistencia técnica del Instituto de Industria y Tecnología Ambiental de Corea (KEITI), el cual busca apoyar al gobierno peruano en los primeros pasos para la elaboración de una hoja de ruta hacia un mercado […]

News • November 30, 2022

EIT Climate-KIC partners with Global Green Growth Institute to launch a Blue Economy Accelerator in the Pacific

SUVA, FIJI – 22 November 2022 – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a partnership agreement today with EIT Climate-KIC, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland (‘Irish Aid’), to deliver the Blue Economy ClimAccelerator program in the Pacific Islands. The five-month program will run from January to May 2023 and […]

News • November 21, 2022

GGGI and German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Launch the Community of Practice for Article 6 Implementing Countries

On 9 November 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) launched the Community of Practice for Article 6 Implementing Countries (CoP-ASIC). The CoP-ASIC is one component of “Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation” or SPAR6C, a program of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). […]

News • November 9, 2022

Burkina Faso Long term low emission development strategy at COP 27: on the road to adaptation

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 8th November 2022. Burkina Faso’s long term low emission development strategy, elaborated with GGGI’s and AFD’s technical and financial support over 2021-22, will be presented at various side-events at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Egypt. The goal of Long Term Low […]

News • November 7, 2022

Ministry of Planning and Investment, British Embassy in Laos and GGGI release a Pre-feasibility Study on a Battery Swapping System for Electric 2-wheelers in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

With support from the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the British Embassy in Laos, the pre-feasibility study conducted by GGGI examines the financial viability and environmental sustainability of implementing a Battery Swapping System model for electric two-wheelers in Vientiane Capital and contribute to achieve the Government of Lao PDR’s 2030 target on 30% electric […]

News • November 3, 2022

ONEP launches projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global warming

Bangkok, Thailand – On 12th October 2022 the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP), the National Designated Authority of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), launched the GCF Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme to help Thailand curb greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the Thailand […]

News • October 27, 2022

GGGI’s Carbon Transaction Platform Establishment Approved

Seoul, Republic of Korea, – On 27 October 2022 the Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) Assembly and Council approved the establishment of GGGI’s Carbon Transaction Platform (CTP). The CTP will bring a comprehensive solution to the carbon space and will address major challenges in Article 6 market development as defined by the Paris Climate Agreement. […]

News • October 25, 2022

Government of Saint Lucia Explores New Climate Financing Options

Saint Lucia, like many Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is vulnerable to the uncertain consequences of climate change. Funding climate related initiatives adds an additional financial burden on the economies of SIDS.  While predominantly this finance has come in the form of grants and concessionary loans from development partners to finance climate change objectives, these […]

News • October 18, 2022

MOECC and GGGI Qatar Organize Capacity Building Workshop on Development of National Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) systems

On October 11 and 12, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) and the Qatar office of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) of the state of Qatar organized a two-day workshop in Doha on “Development of National Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Systems and Greenhouse Gas Inventory” to train Qatari public officials on […]

News • October 17, 2022

Tonga adopts policies to achieve NDC targets and Renewable Energy goals

Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuesday September 23rd, 2022. The Honorable Samiu Kuita (Acting Prime Minister), Chief Executive Officer, Paula Ma’u for the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC), His Excellency Matthew Howell New Zealand’s High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Tonga and Global Green Growth Institute´s (GGGI) Director […]

News • October 12, 2022

Launch of Renewable Energy and Green Economy Trainings for Remote Rural Communities in Solomon Islands

Honiara, Solomon Islands, September 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Department of Energy under the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification (MMERE) will be conducting community level trainings in six selected rural communities of Guadalcanal and Central Province under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation […]

News • October 11, 2022

Qatar Ministry of Environment and Climate Change unveils Multi-year Cooperation Program on Green Growth with GGGI

On September 4, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) jointly held a high-level event with the theme, “Qatar’s Climate Leadership and Road to COP27” under the patronage of HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani. The […]

News • October 11, 2022

Two-day Capacity building workshop for Qatari public officials on Climate Diplomacy

On Aug 24 and 25, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Qatar Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) organized a two-day workshop on “Climate Change and Road to COP27” to train public officials on fundamentals of climate change, net-zero economy, and international climate regime. The 2nd day of the workshop also covered […]

News • October 6, 2022

Scaling up Waste Recycling Bank in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. On September 27, GGGI together with Vientiane City Office for Management Services (VCOMS) organized an induction workshop of Waste Recycling Bank (WRB) project’s scale-up phase. Attended by more than 100 participants from KOICA, central, city, and local governments, schools, development partners, and waste collection/recycling companies, the induction workshop announced the commencement […]

News • September 29, 2022

Launch of Renewable Energy and Green Economy Trainings for Remote Rural Communities in Solomon Islands

Honiara, Solomon Islands, September 2022 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Department of Energy under the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification (MMERE) will be conducting community level trainings in six selected rural communities of Guadalcanal and Central Province under its project titled “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation […]