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News • September 22, 2022

Ambassadors’ Spouses Association of Seoul (ASAS) visit GGGI

On September 19, 2022, members of the Ambassadors’ Spouses Association of Seoul (ASAS)—an association based in Seoul that seeks to promote understanding, support and friendship among its members and with the Korean society—visited GGGI headquarters in Seoul, Korea. During the meeting, GGGI experts shared about its 10-year journey of contributing to the global transition toward […]

News • September 19, 2022

GGGI and KOTRA join hands on economic growth and sustainable industrial cooperation

Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 16, 2022 – Representatives of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to underpin both organizations’ mutual interests in facilitating green growth. Jeoung Yeol Yu, President & CEO of KOTRA and Kyung Nam Shin, GGGI’s Assistant Director General and Head […]

News • July 15, 2022

CABEI and GGGI join hands for climate action in Central America

SEOUL – July 12, 2022 – Dr. Kyung Nam Shin, Assistant Director General (IPSD) for Investment and Policy Services Division (IPSD) of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), met Mr. Dante Mossi, Executive President, Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), at their newly established CABEI Korea Office in Yeouido, Seoul. Both parties signed a […]

News • July 13, 2022

GGGI hosts 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit Delegates

SEOUL –July 6, 2022 – A group of young delegates from the ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit visited the GGGI Headquarters in Seoul on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 as part of the pre-events leading to the Summit in August 2022.  The delegation participated in a knowledge-sharing session led by GGGI Asia Regional Office on green growth, the […]

News • July 5, 2022

GGGI moderated the Special Event on Environment of Peace at the World Emerging Security Forum

On 22 June 2022, Dr. Achala Abeysinghe, Director and Head of Programs of Asia at GGGI moderated the Special Event on Environment of Peace at the World Emerging Security Forum organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of Korea. The Session focused on the twin crises of insecurity and environmental degradation, how […]

News • July 1, 2022

GGGI Completes Consultation Phase for the Design of the Article 6 Carbon Transaction Platform

Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 9 June 2022, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) completed the 3-month consultation phase for its latest initiative to promote the opening of international carbon markets, the Carbon Transaction Platform (CTP). The “Global Event on Article 6 and the Carbon Transaction Platform” was a hybrid online/in-person event hosted at […]

News • June 13, 2022

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership

GGGI Launches Core Replenishment Drive with Republic of Korea’s Leadership Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 9 June 2022, during the celebration of its 10th anniversary as an intergovernmental organization, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) President and Chair BAN Ki-moon launched GGGI’s Core Replenishment Drive, to mobilize additional core resources to further support activities […]

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 […]

Reports

Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets Denmark  • flagship-publications  • Caribbean  • Ecuador  • PNG
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Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets

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

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

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

GGGI In-Country Staff

Mihwa Wi

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Nathalie André

Sanitation Specialist and Waste CoP Co-Lead

Christina Cheong

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