March 22, Seoul – GGGI held its Annual Meeting 2019 at the Seoul headquarters between March 18 and 22, inviting a total of 150 staff, including those from country teams to take part in more than 10 side events, sessions, and training workshops to exchange updates and share information and views across the organization.
The objectives of the five-day Annual Meeting were to 1) conduct review sessions of 2018 key performance and discuss homeruns for 2019, (2) engage and inform staff on the GGGI Strategy 2030 process through holding “Visioning 2030 Workshops,” and (3) to provide opportunities for staff to take part in a number of sessions, build and expand relationships across different divisions through networking and holding meetings.
The Annual Meeting 2019 began with side events organized by HR, the Staff Council, thematic teams. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, GGGI’s President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council and Dr. Frank Rijsberman, GGGI’s Director-General officially kicked off Day 2 of the meeting on March 19, which was followed by a presentation on the highlights of GGGI’s key results in 2018. The “Visioning 2030 Workshops” held in support of the Strategy 2030 development consultation, presented future scenarios for the 10-year vision by examining thematic areas, value creation models and outlining broad goals that are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement. The level of interest demonstrated the solid shared engagement and commitment of staff to drive the formulation of the Strategy 2030.
The Annual Awards Ceremony was held to celebrate the achievements of those outstanding staff members who have delivered impactful outcome, shown the best teamwork and achieved the most innovative deals (investment) in 2018. The Annual Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate outstanding performance achieved by both programmatic and non-programmatic teams in 2018 and the Awards Ceremony served as a platform to highlight and celebrate those who have made signification contributions, leading by example and have shown strong commitment and dedication toward the success of their projects in 2018.
There were sessions organized by different teams across the organization, including HR, Partnerships, Impact and Evaluation, Thought Leadership, the GCF Liaison Unit and the Culture Change Group.