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News • August 5, 2020

GGGI President and Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Meets with Cambodian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E Long Dimanche

SEOUL, Republic of Korea, July 30, 2020 – The Cambodian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E Long Dimanche, officially held a meeting with the President and Chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Mr. Ban Ki-moon, to present a letter from the Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Hun Sen, regarding integrating green growth into […]

News • August 5, 2020

Orientation workshop on Green Growth Planning Manual (Vientiane, Lao PDR)

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR; July 23, 2020 – The Department of Planning (DoP) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the National Institute for Economic Research (NIER) hosted a one-day workshop on the draft Green Growth Planning Manual in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) supported the development of […]

News • August 5, 2020

Scoping Workshop on the Green City Action Plan for Pakse City (LAO PDR)

Pakse City, Champasack Province, Lao PDR;  July 22, 2020 – The Public Works and Transport Research Institute (PTRI) under the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), jointly hosted a scoping workshop to present the concept of a Green City Action Plan (GCAP), including detailed work plans and […]

News • August 4, 2020

Climate Talk and Net Zero 2050 Seminar: New Zealand and Pacific Island Countries

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; August 4, 2020 — Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the New Zealand Embassy in Seoul co-hosted the Climate Talk and Net Zero 2050 event to raise awareness and understanding in Korea of climate action in New Zealand and the Pacific Island Countries. GGGI President & Chair, Mr. Ban […]

News • August 4, 2020

Virtual Training of Trainers delivered on Solar PV Systems in PNG

Port Moresby, PNG, – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Climate Change Development Authority (CCDA) and the Central Provincial Administration (CPA) organized a two-day (09th -10th of July 2020) Pilot Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop on draft Solar Photovoltaic (PV) training modules for the project on Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable […]

News • August 3, 2020

GGGI Senegal signed an MOU with the State Computer Agency

  GGGI Senegal and the State Computer Agency have singed an MOU, framing their collaboration regarding the Electric Electronic Waste Management Project in Dakar region. The objective is to ease and promote the environmentally sound management of Electric and Electronic Equipment. This component is included in the wastewater, plastic waste and WEEE management in Senegal […]

News • July 31, 2020

GGGI Senegal signed an MOU with the SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT COORDINATION UNIT (UCG)

GGGI Senegal and the SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT COORDINATION UNIT (UCG) signed an MOU on COOPERATION FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT. The objective of the UCG is to support local and regional authorities to better take charge of their competences in the field of solid waste management through the development of infrastructures, the strengthening of management […]

News • July 31, 2020

¡INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS! FACILIDAD DE ASISTENCIA TÉCNICA PARA LA ESTRUCTURACIÓN DE PROYECTOS (PPTAF)

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Reino de Noruega y con el objetivo de movilizar recursos a proyectos que permitan un cambio en el paradigma, el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social e inclusivo en las regiones, y que se alineen con las políticas a nivel […]

News • July 28, 2020

NATIONAL CONSULTATION WORKSHOP ON BURKINA FASO’S MEASUREMENT, REPORTING AND VERIFICATION (MRV) SYSTEM

Sopatel Silmandé Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, July 21 and 22, 2020 – The GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized the National Consultation Workshop of the MRV Project in Burkina Faso. The workshop has been launched by the General Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, Dr. Sina Sibidou. Also, Mr. Göran […]

News • July 24, 2020

Climate Talk and Net Zero 2050: New Zealand and Pacific Island Countries

Date: Tuesday August 4, 1000-1230 Seoul time / 1300-1530 Wellington time Location: Virtual and GGGI Headquarters, 3rd floor, Jeongdong Bldg, 21-15 Jeongdong-gil, Junggu, Seoul GGGI and the New Zealand Embassy in Seoul would like to cordially invite you to attend an event to raise awareness and understanding in Korea of climate action in New Zealand […]

News • July 22, 2020

Fiji and Development Partners Gather to Chart a Renewable Energy Future

Suva, Fiji – 22 July 2020 – Fiji’s Department of Energy today held an inception workshop to kick-off the development of the country’s new National Energy Roadmap and SDG7 Roadmap. Organized in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the […]

News • July 21, 2020

Encouraging Private Sector Involvement in Indonesia’s Climate Change Adaptation Effort

The Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA), Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia, as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Indonesia, is developing a study on “Enabling Environment for Private Sector Engagement in Climate Change Adaptation Projects”. The draft results of the study were disseminated to stakeholders on Monday, […]

News • July 18, 2020

Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; July 17, 2020 – As part of GGGI’s Technical Reports series, GGGI released its Technical Report No. 13 on Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19. The report reinforces the need for countries to develop Green New Deals for the economy post COVID-19 and offers recommendations to policymakers on the most […]

News • July 17, 2020

Fiji convened virtual national consultation on draft NDC investment plans and projects pipeline

Suva, Fiji, May – June 2020 – The Fiji Ministry of Economy (MOE) through the Regional Pacific NDC Hub hosted a series of virtual national consultations with Fiji’s key stakeholders in the transport and energy sectors on the country’s draft NDC investment plan and projects pipeline. Held virtually between May and June 2020, the consultation […]

News • July 17, 2020

ECCK – GGGI Energy & Environment Seminar

July 16, 2020; SEOUL, Republic of Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK) held the ECCK – GGGI Energy & Environment Seminar on Thursday, July 16, 2020. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, opened the event by delivering a presentation on the importance of achieving net-zero targets […]

News • July 13, 2020

Empathizing with the Vulnerable: Learning from Disaster Victims to Achieve Better Policies

On  June 17, 2020, the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held the fourth series of Empathetic Leadership Training (Sarasehan Kepemimpinan Berempati) which was conducted online. This time, the training topic was social inclusion in disaster management with participants from various […]

News • July 10, 2020

Twelfth Meeting of the Management and Program Sub-Committee (MPSC12) held as a Hybrid Meeting

Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 9, 2020 – GGGI held its Twelfth Meeting of the Management and Program Sub-Committee (MPSC) at the Institute’s Seoul headquarters. The meeting was held as a hybrid in-person and virtual meeting (“hybrid meeting”) chaired by Mr. Peter Elder, Director of Economic Growth and Sustainability Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

News • July 10, 2020

The GCF’s Contribution to Climate Funding in Indonesia and Future Plans

The Fiscal Policy Agency of The Ministry of Finance as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for Indonesia’s Green Climate Fund, held a webinar with the theme of “Accessing the Green Climate Fund in Indonesia” on June 24, 2020. Representatives from Indonesia’s Environmental Fund Agency (BPDLH), PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur  (PT. SMI), the Green Climate Fund […]

News • July 10, 2020

Launch of the Second Phase of the Green Growth Colombia-GGGI 2020-2023

Bogotá, Colombia, July 3, 2020 – To mark the start of a new phase of partnership between GGGI, the Royal Embassy of Norway and the Government of Colombia, an official introduction of the Norway-GGGI-Colombia Green Growth Programme Phase II was given to the public via a virtual and open conference with participation of the Deputy-Minister […]

News • July 10, 2020

GGGI Senegal hosted webinar on “Designing policy approaches under the Article 6 of the Paris Agreement : First Stage Report Presentation”

On 7 July 2020, GGGI Senegal hosted a webinar in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (Directorate of Environment and Classified Establishments) and the National Committee for Climate Change ( COMNACC ) on Designing policy approaches under the Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Under the Paris Agreement, all signatory countries are […]