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News • October 22, 2021

GGGI signs an MoU with MOFA to expand cooperation with BIMP-EAGA countries

Seoul Korea, October 21, 2021 – During the 1st RoK-BIMP-EAGA (Republic of Korea-Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (MOFA) at the MOFA headquarters. The MoU was signed by Dr. […]

News • October 13, 2021

GGGI signs MoU with KOICA to expand areas of collaboration in green growth options for developing countries

Seoul Korea, October 13, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) at the KOICA headquarters in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province today. The MoU was signed by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI and Dr. Hyuk-Sang Sohn, President of KOICA. This MoU is […]

News • October 9, 2021

GGGI meeting with Indian Delegation to UNEP Asia-Pacific Forum

 Suwon, Republic of Korea; October 08, 2021 – On the sidelines of the UNEP Asia-Pacific Forum in Suwon, Republic of Korea, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), represented by Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, held a meeting with the forum’s delegation from the Government of India, including Surinder Bhagat, Deputy Chief of Mission; Naresh Pal Gangwar, […]

News • September 17, 2021

GGGI and KOGAS join forces to promote green hydrogen

September 16, 2021; Seoul, Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote green hydrogen in developing and emerging countries, including Indonesia. The two organizations have agreed to share knowledge and cooperate to develop joint projects through the provision of technical […]

News • September 14, 2021

Dialogue on the Role of Youth in Climate Action

  SEOUL, Republic of Korea; September 13, 2021 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Embassy of Italy in Korea, and the British Embassy in Seoul co-hosted an event to discuss the Role of Youth in Climate Action. The aim of the event was to provide a platform for leading youth climate activists and […]

News • September 10, 2021

14th Seoul ODA International Conference

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; September 9, 2021 – Today, GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, delivered a presentation at the 14th Seoul ODA International Conference. Dr. Rijsberman was a speaker in Session II of the event to share his insights on achieving a greener recovery. During his presentation, Director-General Rijsberman emphasized the importance of Green Official […]

News • September 7, 2021

Official Statement from President & Chair – 2nd International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT & CHAIR 2nd International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies (for GGGI website and Korean media) Today, September 7, 2021, marks the 2nd International Day of Clean Air for blue skies as designated by the United Nations General Assembly. This day reminds us of the need to act now to […]

News • July 20, 2021

Qatar Fund for Development and Global Green Growth Institute hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum

Under the theme Building back better to realize the SDGs in LDCs: Accelerating action to achieve inclusive, sustainable, resilient recovery – approaches on the road to the LDC5 On July 14, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political […]

News • July 20, 2021

Virtual Future of Mobility Industry Round Table Brings Together Global Mobility Experts to Discuss Sustainability and Innovation

On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Korea and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a special industry roundtable discussing the Future of Mobility and the role that sustainability concerns are playing in driving innovation within various mobility sectors. The roundtable, titled ‘The Future of Mobility,’ was originally intended […]

News • July 9, 2021

Book Release Event for “Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World” by GGGI President & Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-Moon

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; July 8, 2021 – GGGI President & Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-moon, officially launched his new book titled Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World, a memoir highlighting stories and experiences recalled by H.E. Ban Ki-moon, as well as his philosophy for global citizenship. The book release event took place at the […]

News • June 15, 2021

GGGI’s President & Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, shares insight from the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

This year, the Republic of Korea hosted the 2021 P4G Summit, helping to strengthen Korea’s status and position as a leading country in response to climate change. In a recent interview, GGGI President and Chair, H.E. Ban Ki-moon, shared insight from the P4G Seoul Summit and highlighted the importance of increasing Korea’s green share of ODA. Mr. […]

News • May 31, 2021

Civil Society and Business Event – Implementation and action toward carbon neutrality: Roles of businesses, civil society, and governments

Date: May 26, 2021 (Wednesday) Time: Session 1: 10:30 ~ 11:45, Session 2: 13:00 ~ 15:00 KST Location: Westin Chosun hotel Grand Ballroom / Hybrid (Online and In-person) Click here to RSVP Click here to download the full event program OBJECTIVE: The COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed nearly everything in 2020, but at least one more big- […]

News • May 25, 2021

International cooperation to facilitate the adoption of E-Mobility for the Sustainable Development in GGGI Members

Date: May 28, 2021 (Friday) Time: 21:00 – 22:40 (KST) Location: GGGI HQ 3FL & virtual / Hybrid (Online and In-person) Click here to RSVP  Livestream link: GGGI Media YouTube  Click here to download the full event program OBJECTIVE: On May 28th 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is organizing a joint event with the […]

News • May 25, 2021

Civil Society and Business Event – Implementation and action toward carbon neutrality

Date: May 26, 2021 (Wednesday) Time: Session 1: 10:30 ~ 11:45, Session 2: 13:00 ~ 15:00 KST Location: Westin Chosun hotel Grand Ballroom / Hybrid (Online and In-person) Click here to RSVP Click here to download the full event program OBJECTIVE: The COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed nearly everything in 2020, but at least one more big- […]

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 • April 27, 2021

Upcoming Event: Strengthening Partnership on Climate Action, Forest Restoration and Peace

Date: May 3, 2021 (Monday) Time: Seoul 16:30 ~ 18:00 KST / Oslo 09:30 ~ 11:00 CEST / Jakarta 14:30 ~ 16:00 WIB Location: GGGI HQ 3FL / Hybrid (Online and In-person) Click here to RSVP Click here to download the full event program OBJECTIVE: The roundtable aims to bring together the Government of Korea, […]

News • April 14, 2021

[Upcoming Event]: High-Level Business Round Table – What does net zero by 2050 mean for businesses?

Time/Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021 / 14:00 KST | Hybrid (Online & In-person) Location: GGGI Seoul HQ (3F Jeongdong Building) In time for the Leader’s Climate Summit on Earth Day, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the US Embassy Seoul will organize a High-Level Business Round Table on April 22, with Mr. Ban Ki-moon, […]

News • March 23, 2021

GGGI All Staff Meeting 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – This week, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is holding a week-long All Staff Meeting, inviting staff from both the Seoul headquarters and country offices to take part in side events, sessions, and training workshops in hybrid format to exchange updates and share achievements across the organization. GGGI President & […]

News • March 5, 2021

Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Green New Deal Projects: Climate Finance, Technology, Entrepreneurship

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; March 2, 2021 – GGGI co-organized the ‘Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Green New Deal Projects: Climate Finance, Technology, Entrepreneurship,” with KDB Bank, hosted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MoEF) of the Republic of Korea. The initiative emerged as a result of common goals among the Korean government, Green Climate […]

News • March 4, 2021

Strengthening Partnership on Climate Action, Forest Restoration and Peace

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; May 3, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with the Norwegian Embassy in Seoul, the Norwegian Agency for the Development Cooperation, Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative, the Environment Forest and Climate Change Commission, and the Korea Forest Service, organized an event on “Strengthening Partnership on Climate […]

Reports

Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets Caribbean  • Ecuador  • PNG  • Pacific  • Technical Report
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Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets

Caribbean  • Ecuador  • PNG  • Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • Denmark  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Costa Rica  • Fiji  • India  • Jordan  • Kiribati  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Mozambique  • Nepal  • Philippines  • Rwanda  • Senegal  • United Arab Emirates  • Viet Nam  • UAE  • Saint Lucia  • Guyana  • Papua New Guinea  • Hungary  • Ethiopia  • Morocco  • Myanmar  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Tonga  • Indonesia  • México  • Thailand  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

Korea’s Green Transition and Technology Strengths Republic of Korea  • Denmark
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Korea’s Green Transition and Technology Strengths

Republic of Korea  • Denmark

The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia
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The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions

Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Colombia  • Fiji  • Jordan  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Nepal  • Philippines  • Senegal  • Viet Nam  • Papua New Guinea  • Ethiopia  • Myanmar  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Qatar  • Indonesia  • México  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

GGGI’s services on supporting the development of LT-LEDS Caribbean  • Pacific  • Republic of Korea  • Fiji  • Ethiopia
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GGGI’s services on supporting the development of LT-LEDS

Caribbean  • Pacific  • Republic of Korea  • Fiji  • Ethiopia  • México  • Cross Cutting

GGGI In-Country Staff

Nathalie André

Sanitation Specialist and CoP Lead (Waste)

Christina Cheong

Green Cities Specialist and CoP Lead (Green Buildings and Industry)