Colombian Congress approves bill that turns the Establishment Agreement of the Global Green Growth Institute into law

April 2, 2019, Bogota, Colombia – The GGGI Colombia team attended the fourth plenary session and last debate of the House of Representatives where the Establishment Agreement for the Global Green Growth Institute was successfully approved by the Colombian Congress.  During this session, honorable representative German Alcides Blanco Alvarez highlighted the importance of adopting this bill for Colombia and set the stage for the voting, obtaining 117 votes in favor and 0 against (see video at 7:11:55)

The unanimous vote allows the Republic of Colombia to come a big step closer to the Global Green Growth Institute membership, process that initiated almost three years ago. The membership will ensure GGGI’s continuous support to Colombia in its quest toward a green growth pathway.


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Carolina Jaramillo

GGGI Country Representative

Bogotá, Colombia