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News • January 20, 2022

GGGI holds the Friends of GGGI Luncheon in Seoul

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; January 19, 2022 – Today, the Friends of GGGI 2022 luncheon event took place in Seoul, welcoming 43 members of the diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea and ROK MOFA representatives to discuss progress made in 2021 and ambitions for the year ahead. President & Chair Mr. Ban Ki-moon shared […]

News • December 2, 2021

GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman interview with TBS radio

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; December 1, 2021 – GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, participated in an interview with TBS radio to provide an analysis on future green policies for the next Korean government. During the interview, Dr. Rijsberman emphasized the dangers of air pollution sharing that more people are killed by fine dust than by […]

News • November 19, 2021

Arirang TV Interview with GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; November 18, 2021 – Following the end of COP26 in Glasgow, GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, participated in an interview with Arirang TV to discuss his perspective on the finale of COP 26 and the road to carbon neutrality. “It was disappointing that ‘phase out’ became ‘phase down’ which is obviously […]

News • November 5, 2021

GGGI signs agreements to partner with Korean Environment Minister and Korean water and clean tech organizations at COP26

Seoul Korea, November 3, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with the Ministry of Environment (MOE) and its affiliated institutes Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-Water) and Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) during the COP 26, Glasgow, today. The three MoUs were signed by HE Jeoung Ae […]

News • October 29, 2021

GGGI signs an MoU with Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) to expand support for climate change responses of developing countries

Seoul Korea, October 29, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea Export-Import Bank (KEXIM) at the KEXIM headquarters in Seoul. The MoU was signed by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI and Dr. Bang Moon-Kyu, Chairman and President of KEXIM. Under this MOU, GGGI and […]

News • October 28, 2021

GGGWeek2021 event on The Road to COP26: What does success look like for developed and developing countries?

October 27, 2021; As part of GGGWeek 2021, GGGI and the British Embassy in Seoul hosted a virtual session on The Road to COP26: What does success look like for developed and developing countries. The session served as an opportunity for experts and decision makers from developing and developed nations to address their expectations for […]

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- […]

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)