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News • November 15, 2019

GGGI HOSTS KNOWLEDGE SHARING WORKSHOP ON LOW CARBON GREEN HEATING TECHNOLOGIES FOR OFF-GRID PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL BUILDINGS

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 14, 2019 – GGGI Mongolia hosted a knowledge-sharing event together with MET, with the aim to introduce and share best practices to replace HOB heating systems with three pilot green innovations, which are advanced low-carbon technologies for off-grid buildings of remote ger district schools and kindergartens in Ulaanbaatar. The Government of Mongolia […]

News • November 15, 2019

GGGI Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, on France 24’s “People & Profit” program to explain the benefits of green growth!

Paris, France – On November 14, GGGI’s Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, appeared on France 24’s People & Profit program to discuss how investing in environmental development can help boost the economy. During the interview, Dr. Rijsberman explained the work of GGGI to help its Members gain access to green investments and provided his insights on green […]

News • November 15, 2019

GGGI Mongolia organizes a Knowledge Sharing Event on Energy Efficiency

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, November 12, 2019 On November 12, GGGI Mongolia organized a knowledge sharing event in Mongolia, as part of the Energy Efficiency (EE) Improvement Project implemented by GGGI, together with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The main objective of the event was to bring together private companies interested in providing energy services and facilitate […]

News • November 15, 2019

Department of Nariño: Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) results

 On October 8, 2019, the GGGI team successfully delivered the results of the Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) for the Colombian Department of Nariño. The results, published in a comprehensive report, were presented in the Forum: “Challenges and opportunities for green growth and forest conservation,” an event co-organized by GGGI, the Norwegian Embassy, and three regional […]

News • November 15, 2019

UGANDA ON TRACK WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS GCF READINESS PROJECT

A Team of 12 Ugandan senior officials from the National Designated Agency and the Inter-Ministerial Standing Committee were dispatched in Ethiopia for week-long learning sessions on “Strengthening the role of the Government of Uganda in mobilizing Green Climate Finance resources”. The roles & responsibilities of the Climate Change Finance Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee are to strengthen […]

News • November 15, 2019

National Consultation and Planning Workshop on “Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access”

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Monday, November 11, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) and Central Provincial Administration (CPA), conducted the National Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access. The workshop is […]

News • November 11, 2019

Mr. Ban Ki-moon, GGGI President & Chair, receives the Albert I Grand Medal for his work in Ocean Conservation!

On November 7, GGGI President & Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, was awarded the Albert I Grand Medal in the mediation section for his work in sustainable development and ocean conservation. The ceremony took place on November 7 at the Oceanographic Museum in Monaco and was hosted by the Institute of Oceanography. The Albert I Grand […]

News • November 11, 2019

City Leaders and Stakeholders Convene in Pakse to Discuss Climate Change and Urban Development in Lao PDR

Pakse, Lao PDR, November 1, 2019 – On the heels of large-scale flooding that hit several cities in Laos, including Pakse, the Department of Climate Change (DCC) of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and ICLEI gathered city leaders and stakeholders to discuss the importance of climate change […]

News • November 7, 2019

De-risking Energy Efficiency Investment in Cambodia through the ESCO Approach

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – November 5, 2019, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft, co-hosted the “De-risking Energy Efficiency Investments: the ESCO Approach” workshop in Phnom Penh. The workshop is one of the many events taking places around the city as part of Clean Energy Week 2019, […]

News • November 5, 2019

GCF Concept Note Writing Workshop

GGGI supported the Fiscal Policy Agency (FPA) of the Ministry of Finance as Indonesia’s National Designated Authority for the Green Climate Fund (NDA-GCF) to organize a GCF Concept Note Writing Workshop on October 22-24, 2019 at Gran Melia Jakarta as part of the effort to expand and strengthen Indonesia’s GCF pipeline through the publication of […]

News • October 31, 2019

Urban Cinema in Muhanga: Advocating for sustainable secondary cities in Rwanda

To celebrate Urban October, a month dedicated to activities and events organized worldwide that advocate on urban sustainability, the Global Green Growth Institute with the Ministry of Infrastructure, District of Muhanga, Rwanda’s Film Institute, and University of Rwanda organized “Urban Cinema” on October 30, in Rwanda’s rapidly urbanized secondary city: Muhanga. While Muhanga is strategically […]

News • October 31, 2019

Developing Marine Economy to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

On October 8, 2019 the Ministry of National Development Planning of the Republic of Indonesia (Bappenas), supported by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held the event themed Marine Economy at Fairmont Hotel, Jakarta. This event is one of the many parallel sessions held as part of the SDGs Annual Conference 2019, which is a […]

News • October 31, 2019

Milne Bay Province: First Maritime Province to Sign Up for the Green Growth & Climate Resilient Project

Alotau, Papua New Guinea, October 30, 2019 Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change & Development Authority (CCDA), Milne Bay Provincial Government (MBPG), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Australia’s High Commission in PNG launched the Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) project in Milne Bay, which is one of the three pilot provinces where the project will […]

News • October 29, 2019

Department of Meta: Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) results

Villavicencio, October 4 –The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is pleased to announce the publication of the results from the Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) for the Department of Meta on Friday the 4th of October. The GGPA methodology, a GGGI analytical tool that evaluates country performance in key green growth areas, was specifically adapted […]

News • October 29, 2019

Inter-ministerial steering committee established for the GGGI Morocco program

24 October 2019 Rabat, Morocco. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Morocco team and the Department of Environment at the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment jointly organized the first inter-ministerial steering committee meeting for the GGGI Morocco program. The committee purpose is to provide strategic advice on the design and implementation of the program, […]

News • October 28, 2019

Workshop: Building the National Bioeconomy Strategy – UKPACT

On October 17, 2019 in Cali, Colombia, the workshop: “Building the National Bioeconomy Strategy” was hosted by GGGI together with the National Planning Department – DNP and the Embassy of the United Kingdom, following the UKPACT project “Support in the implementation of Colombia’s Green Growth Policy through investments and capacity development of public and private […]

News • October 28, 2019

GGGI wraps up 3rd Global Green Growth Week conference in Seoul

Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 24, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Week 2019 (GGGW2019) concluded today in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The 3rd instance of the Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) flagship green growth conference gathered hundreds of participants, including decision-makers and experts from over 40 countries, to forward the renewable energy transition in […]

News • October 28, 2019

GGGI co-hosts International Workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change in Seoul

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted the International Workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change, at Korea University on October 28, 2019. The conference is organized by the Center for Global Climate and Marine Governance of Korea University, and co-hosted by GGGI, Graduate School of International Studies of Korea University, […]

News • October 25, 2019

Strategy 2030 adopted at GGGI’s joint Assembly and Council Session 

Seoul – October 25, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Assembly and Council yesterday adopted the organization’s ten-year strategy to build a low-carbon, resilient world of strong, inclusive and sustainable growth.    Assembly and Council delegates from GGGI’s 36 Member countries approved Strategy 2030 during the 8th Session of the Assembly and 12th Session […]

News • October 25, 2019

GGGI signs MoU on cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia

Oct. 23 2019 Seoul, Republic of Korea The Global Green Growth Institute and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Green Growth cooperation on 23 October 2019 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, during the Global Green Growth Week 2019. Dr. Frank Rijsberman, GGGI Director-General and Hyoeun Jenny […]