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News • October 4, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the 2019 Greenpreneurs Program

Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 4, 2019 – After an intensive 12-weeks for the shortlisted candidates to develop their business proposals, consult with their mentors, and participate in weekly webinars on how to finance and scale-up their green enterprises, the winners of the Greenpreneurs 2019 program have been selected. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), […]

News • October 1, 2019

GGGI holds Official Media Briefing for GGGW2019

Seoul, Republic of Korea – October 1, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a Media Briefing Session for the Global Green Growth Week (GGGW2019) at its headquarters in Seoul today. Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, Deputy Director-General, Hyeoun Jenny Kim, and Assistant Director-General, Susanne Pedersen, presented at the event to offer highlights from this […]

News • September 24, 2019

The “Climate Emergency, Urban Opportunity” Report by the Coalition for Urban Transitions

Seoul, Republic of Korea; September 24, 2019 – The Coalition for Urban Transitions recently released a report titled Climate Emergency, Urban Opportunity: How national governments can secure economic prosperity and avert climate catastrophe by transforming cities. The report indicates the numerous benefits of prioritizing zero-carbon cities and provides national governments with six key priorities for […]

News • September 20, 2019

Official GGGI Media Center Launch

Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 20, 2019 – GGGI formally launched media.gggi.org, the official GGGI Media Center designed for showcasing the current work of GGGI and expanding the organization’s global outreach. The platform will host GGGI stories and updates, which will help increase GGGI’s visibility and exposure to a larger audience group, including media professionals […]

News • August 23, 2019

GGGI High-Level Meetings & Participation in the GCF Global Programming Conference

Songdo, Republic of Korea – On August 19-20, GGGI’s high-level representatives, including President and Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Director-General Frank Rijsberman, and Director Mahamadou Tounkara for Strategy, Partnerships and Communications (SPC), had a two-day working visit to Songdo to take part in the GCF Global Programming Conference at the Songdo Convensia Center and hold meetings […]

News • July 19, 2019

GGGI GREENISM Online Magazine: Stories from GGGI Around the World

On July 18, GGGI published GREENISM Vol. 2, an online magazine featuring stories of GGGI’s Green Office Month events and activities across the organization. GGGI’s Green Office Month is a campaign to promote sustainable living practices and office operations throughout the month of June. As this year’s World Environment Day theme was Beat Air Pollution, […]

News • June 11, 2019

GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman’s interview on TBS eFM Radio

On June 7, Director General, Frank Rijsberman, spoke with TBS eFM’s This Morning’s Host, Alex Jensen, to discuss the work of GGGI, its achievements, and how renewable energy has now become cheaper than other forms of energy. The highlights of the interview include a discussion on Korea’s issues on air pollution, the idea of 100% renewable energy for the […]

News • June 10, 2019

GGGI takes part in the Jeju Forum 2019

On May 29, Director of Governance, Keeyong Chung Esq., participated in the Jeju Forum 2019, as one of the panelists of a session titled “Nexus of ‘Peace and Development’ in the Context of Asia-Pacific Region: Donors’ and Partner’s Perspectives,” which was jointly organized by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)and Korea Association of International Development […]

News • May 21, 2019

International Workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change

On May 17, at the Seoul HQ office, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted the International Workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change. The workshop was supported by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), organized by the Center for Global Climate and Marine Governance of Korea University, and co-hosted by GGGI, with the UNDP Seoul Policy Center, […]

News • May 13, 2019

GGGI co-hosts international workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change in Seoul

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) will co-host the International Workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change, at GGGI HQ on May 17, 2019. The conference is organized by the Center for Global Climate and Marine Governance of Korea University, and hosted by GGGI, the UNDP Seoul Policy Center, the Green […]