GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman Interviews with KBS World Radio

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; December 10, 2020 – KBS World Radio interviewed GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, to discuss Korea’s recently announced blueprint to phase out fossil fuels and transition to a carbon-neutral green economy, as well as GGGI’s work in supporting countries with COVID-19 recovery.

During the interview, he highlighted that phasing out coal will be a critical step for Korea in their transition, as well as the need for private sector companies in the country to set green commitments, such as the RE100 initiative.

Dr. Rijsberman also discussed GGGI’s role in the 2020 P4G Summit, sharing “We believe that now that Korea has made these strong announcements on Green New Deal and on Net-Zero 2050, Korea really has a leadership role and can use the P4G Summit to convince other countries to come up with similar targets.”

Click here to listen to the full interview.