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News • September 25, 2020

IPR Conference 2020

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; September 23, 2020 – The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the European Patent Office (EPO), and the Korea Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) co-hosted the IPR Conference 2020 on September 23, 2020. The event brought together experts from the public and the private sectors […]

News • September 25, 2020

Kick-off event launches the EU-funded project “Switch Garment: Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia”

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia; September 11, 2020 – Today, a kick-off event was held for the launch of the EU-funded project “Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia”, or Switch Garment, at the headquarters of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC). The project, which is funded by the EU SWITCH-Asia Grants […]

News • September 14, 2020

GGGI holds first ever hybrid CRGG Stakeholders Consultation Workshops for the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea

Wabag, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, 1-2 September 2020, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) delivered its Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) assessment and consultation workshop on the provincial CRGG priorities under the guidance and leadership of the Enga Provincial Administration. With an aspiration to creating a climate-resilient and green growth pathway for its environment, people, […]

News • September 8, 2020

Launch of Papua New Guinea’s Green Climate Fund Country Programme and No Objection Procedure Guidelines

 Port Moresby 20th August 2020, GGGI and CCDA organized a special event to celebrate the official completion of PNG’s first GCF readiness and preparatory support project and launching the GCF Country Programme and the No Objection Procedure. The celebratory launch was opened by Mr. Ruel Yamuna, Managing Director of Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA). […]

News • September 8, 2020

Blue Skies and Net-Zero 2050 Campaign Round Table

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; Monday, September 7, 2020 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Climate Change Center co-hosted the Blue Skies and Net-Zero 2050 Campaign Round Table to raise awareness of the twin air pollution and climate crises and build support for ambitious action to tackle these challenges. President and Chair […]

News • September 4, 2020

GGGI supports revision of Saint Lucia’s NDC

SAINT LUCIA, Caribbean – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an international, intergovernmental organization, is working closely with the government of Saint Lucia and project partners Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Climate Analytics, and the World Resources Institute (WRI), on the Climate Action Enhancement project, funded by the NDC Partnership.  The project is aimed […]

News • August 27, 2020

INCREASED CONFIDENCE IN INDONESIA: Green Climate Fund Approves USD103.8 million REDD+ Results-Based Payment Proposal

Joint Press Release – Ministry of Environment and Forestry & Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia   Indonesia has recorded an approved funding worth USD103.8 million from the Green Climate Fund for the REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) Results-Based Payment (RBP) proposal. This achievement highlights Indonesia’s notable response towards the […]

News • August 27, 2020

GGGI supports NDC Enhancement and Fast-Tracking in the Caribbean

SEOUL, Republic of Korea / Caribbean – In collaboration with the NDC Partnership and partners to the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP), GGGI is supporting governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Saint Lucia in the enhancement and fast-tracking of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). On August 24, GGGI Caribbean Regional Representative Kristin Deason and other […]

News • August 18, 2020

UAE National Air Quality Strategy (2021-2031), Stakeholders Workshop

July 29, 2020 – Today, the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a virtual workshop to inform and consult federal and local stakeholders about the goals and strategic objectives of the National Air Quality Strategy (2021-2031), as well as the framework and key findings of […]

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 • August 5, 2020

Orientation workshop on Green Growth Planning Manual (Vientiane, Lao PDR)

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR; July 23, 2020 – The Department of Planning (DoP) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the National Institute for Economic Research (NIER) hosted a one-day workshop on the draft Green Growth Planning Manual in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) supported the development of […]

News • August 5, 2020

Scoping Workshop on the Green City Action Plan for Pakse City (LAO PDR)

Pakse City, Champasack Province, Lao PDR;  July 22, 2020 – The Public Works and Transport Research Institute (PTRI) under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), jointly hosted a scoping workshop to present the concept of a Green City Action Plan (GCAP), including detailed work plans and […]

News • August 4, 2020

Climate Talk and Net Zero 2050 Seminar: New Zealand and Pacific Island Countries

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; August 4, 2020 — Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the New Zealand Embassy in Seoul co-hosted the Climate Talk and Net Zero 2050 event to raise awareness and understanding in Korea of climate action in New Zealand and the Pacific Island Countries. GGGI President & Chair, Mr. Ban […]

News • August 3, 2020

GGGI Senegal signed an MOU with the State Computer Agency

  GGGI Senegal and the State Computer Agency singed an MOU, framing their collaboration regarding the Electronic Waste Management Project in the Dakar region. The objective of the project is to ease and promote the environmentally sound management of Electronic Equipment. This component is included in the Wastewater, Plastic Waste and WEEE Management in Senegal […]

News • July 31, 2020

GGGI Senegal signed an MOU with the Solid Waste Management Coordination Unit (UCG)

GGGI Senegal and the Solid Waste Management Coordination Unit (UCG) signed an MOU on Cooperation for Sustainable Solid Waste Management. The objective of the UCG is to support local and regional authorities to improve the field of solid waste management through the development of infrastructure, the strengthening of management mechanisms, and the implementation of projects […]

News • July 31, 2020

¡INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS! FACILIDAD DE ASISTENCIA TÉCNICA PARA LA ESTRUCTURACIÓN DE PROYECTOS (PPTAF)

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Reino de Noruega y con el objetivo de movilizar recursos a proyectos que permitan un cambio en el paradigma, el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social e inclusivo en las regiones, y que se alineen con las políticas a nivel […]

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 8, 2020

GGGI signs a Contribution Agreement with the European Union to provide support in accelerating Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization Agenda

Kampala, Uganda; July 8, 2020 – The European Union (EU) represented by the European Commission in Uganda and the Government of Uganda through the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) have signed a contract today to cooperate on advancing the Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization agenda. This project is part of the European Union’s Inclusive Green […]

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 […]