Global Practice

Global Green Growth Week


RW28- Rwanda Greenpreneurs Network
Start Date Q1
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Sustainable Transport
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
  • Startups
  • Circular Economy
  • Green Jobs


News • November 9, 2021

GGGI Rwanda hosts Training of Trainers Workshop on Electric Bus System Modeling and Optimization

28 October, Kigali, Rwanda, the Global Green Growth Institute(GGGI)  in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda (GoR), through the Ministry of Infrastructure, Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), and the City of Kigali  hosted the hybrid workshop for training of trainers on electric bus system modeling and optimization to build capacity and share lessons learned in […]

News • November 5, 2021

Rwanda organizes Circularity in Built Environment (CBE) validation workshop

19th October 2021, Kigali – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda held a virtual validation workshop for the research study on circularity in Built Environment (CBE) in Rwanda. GGGI has been appointed by the One Planet Network (OPN) to conduct an assessment on circularity in built environment in Africa. The study is part of […]

News • November 2, 2021

GGGI and Youth Connekt Africa Hub & Fund sign MOU to establish Rwanda Greenpreneurs Network

27th August 2021 , Kigali , Rwanda like many countries faces effects of climate change which has led to natural disasters and economic disruption. However, Rwanda has recognized the importance of innovation as a solution to the negative impact of climate change by committing to policy actions and implementation towards a green and climate resilient […]

News • September 30, 2021


                                        Related posts   Click the calendar to see in full view:   The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, kicked off on October 31 and […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI Rwanda announces the African Mobility Month Kinamba Junction Design Competition for 2021

Globally, the number of cars is projected to triple between now and 2050. Without disruptive action, transport emissions are expected to grow from 7.7 Gt to around 15 Gt by 2050. Green mobility – in combination with the incorporation of electric vehicles and increased use of public transport – is critical to enabling cities to […]

News • August 30, 2021

Rwanda launches new Project “Waste to Resources: Improving Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Hazardous Waste Management in Rwanda”

24th August, Kigali , Rwanda. The Ministry of Environment, City of Kigali, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Global Green Growth Institute launched the “Waste to Resources” project in the City of Kigali in Rwanda. The project is led by the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Rwanda and funded by the Ministry of Environment, […]

About Global Green Growth Week 2021 (GGGWeek2021)

GGGWeek2021 – Green Recovery, Green Jobs, and NetZero2050

Oct. 25 – 27, 2021 (Virtual Conference)
GGGWeek2021 is hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute. 

GGGWeek2021 featured high-level panel discussions, keynote speeches, interactive sessions and debates that highlighted examples of solutions and best practices to green COVID-19 recovery, develop Green New Deals to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement, engaged with global green growth leaders and practitioners, forge partnerships, and provided participants with learning and sharing opportunities across a range of sectors and topics to advance the global efforts to build back better.

GGGWeek2021 program at a Glance

Between Oct. 25 and 27, 2021, a total of 34 GGGWeek sessions took place, covering around 200 presentations from over 150 organizations, on green growth initiatives and experiences. GGGWeek2021, as one of the flagship events of GGGI, gave you a mutual learning and exchanging platform before the COP26.

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Past GGGWeeks

GGGWeek 2019 – Seoul, Republic of Korea

GGGWeek 2018 – Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso /  GGGWeek 2018 – Dakar, Senegal

GGGWeek 2017 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

GGGWeek 2016 – JeJu, Republic of Korea

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