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News • September 10, 2020

High-level virtual workshop on Enhancing Capacity of Ethiopia to Address Climate Change

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: August 24, 2020- The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-organized a virtual workshop on Enhancing Capacity of Ethiopia to Address Climate Change. The workshop was held virtually on August 24, 2020. GGGI co-organized the workshop in collaboration with the Environment, Forestry and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC) of Ethiopia, Korea International Cooperation Agency […]

News • September 4, 2020

GGGI supports revision of Saint Lucia’s NDC

SAINT LUCIA, Caribbean – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an international, intergovernmental organization, is working closely with the government of Saint Lucia and project partners Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Climate Analytics, and the World Resources Institute (WRI), on the Climate Action Enhancement project, funded by the NDC Partnership.  The project is aimed […]

News • August 27, 2020

GGGI supports NDC Enhancement and Fast-Tracking in the Caribbean

SEOUL, Republic of Korea / Caribbean – In collaboration with the NDC Partnership and partners to the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP), GGGI is supporting governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, and Saint Lucia in the enhancement and fast-tracking of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). On August 24, GGGI Caribbean Regional Representative Kristin Deason and other […]

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 6, 2020

Launch of the Green Growth National Action Plan 2021-2025

Amman, Jordan; July 6, 2020 — Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Ministry of Environment of Jordan held a virtual launch ceremony for the Green Growth National Action Plan 2021-2025 (GG-NAP). Developed with the support of GGGI, the GG-NAP is a multi-sector implementation plan that will support Jordan’s economic growth objectives and […]

News • July 4, 2020

GGGI Morocco virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”

Rabat, Morocco; June 24, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Department of Environment within the Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment and the Ministry of Interior organized a virtual launch event for the GCF Readiness project “Enhancing Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions”. The objective of the […]

News • May 26, 2020

What do ‘Paradigm Shift’ and ‘Climate Rationale’ Mean for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Project Concept Notes

Over the past 6 months, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance Republic of Indonesia as the National Designated Authority (NDA) Green Climate Fund (GCF) Indonesia has been working with E Co. to build the capacity of shortlisted project proponents from the inaugural NDA Call for Project Concept […]

News • March 3, 2020

One-day Consultative Workshop in Morocco on Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

Rabat, Morocco February 11, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in close collaboration with the Department of Environment within the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment and with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment organized a one-day consultation workshop on Policy Approaches under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The […]

News • December 30, 2019

GGGI supports the Moroccan Government to receive a grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to Enhance Access to Climate Finance in Morocco’s Regions

Rabat, Morocco, December 30, 2019 – The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat has approved the Readiness proposal for the Kingdom of Morocco for 400,242 USD, to enhance access to climate finance in Morocco’s regions, in accordance with the terms of the framework Readiness and Preparatory Support Grant Agreement between GCF and GGGI. GGGI, who provided […]

News • December 2, 2019

Media Advisory: Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action – Santiago’s Action Plan Launch

Within COP 25, Ms. Susanne Pedersen, Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions Division of GGGI, will moderate Session 3 of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action – Santiago’s Action Plan Launch event. Participants will discuss and share insights on ways to make NDC implementation and de-carbonization a reality. Background: The […]

News • November 29, 2019

GGGI’s Upcoming Participation in COP25 in Madrid!

Friday, November 29, 2019 — A delegation from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) will take part in the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 in Madrid on December 2-13. The delegation is led by Susanne Pedersen, GGGI’s Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions Division (IPSD) and includes senior representatives – Fenella Aouane, […]

News • October 23, 2019

GGGI and OECS to Hold Panel Discussion on Regional Climate Change Support Mechanisms as Part of Virtual Island Summit

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean  States (OECS), in cooperation with Island Innovation, are hosting an online panel discussion on regional initiatives that support island states in setting and achieving climate change goals on October 24, 2019. The general public is invited to attend. Registration is available at this […]

News • September 30, 2019

GGGI at the 74th UNGA and Climate Week NYC

NEW YORK, United States of America; September 30, 2019 During the 74th UNGA and Climate Week in New York City, GGGI Director-General, Frank Rijsberman offers his thoughts on the progress on the UNGA, how inclusive green growth is the only way to transition to a safe and sustainable future, and the key work of GGGI […]

News • September 26, 2019

Special Coverage – GGGI at the UNGA and Climate Week: Day 3 (Sept. 23)

NEW YORK, United States of America; September 23, 2019– Summit of Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 On September 23, GGGI took part in the Summit of Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030, organized by P4G. The President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in gave the announcement that […]

News • September 26, 2019

Special Coverage – GGGI at the UNGA and Climate Week: Day 1 (Sept. 21)

NEW YORK, United States of America; September 21, 2019– GGGI Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, Assistant Director-General, Susanne Pedersen, and Director of Strategy, Partnerships, and Communications (SPC), Mahamadou Tounkara, took part in this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) through their participation in events on topics including renewable energy, carbon markets, and sustainable development, among others. Between […]

News • September 5, 2019

GGGI Gender Training for Climate and Green Growth Practitioners: The Business Case for Gender Equality in Climate Action

Helsinki, Finland; September 4, 2019 – On September 4, Ingvild Solvang, Sustainability and Safeguards Manager of GGGI facilitated a training and workshop for the Nordic Development Fund on The Business Case for Gender Equality in Climate Action in order to increase the capacity of policy and decision makers to ensure that climate change mitigation and […]

News • August 28, 2019

GGGI featured in Climate Action: The Climate Change Commission’s Newsletter on Foreign Assisted Projects

August 28, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) was featured in the Climate Change Commission’s (CCC) newly released newsletter for updates on the Foreign-Assisted Projects for Climate Action from April-June, 2019. GGGI has been a development partner of the CCC for many years and has been active in the Philippines for projects on […]

News • August 1, 2019

Taking stock: how the LDCs became masters in climate activism and optimism

This blog was originally published on the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) website on July 29, 2019.  It is a guest blog by Dr. Achala Abeysinghe, GGGI’s Country Representative in Papua New Guinea.  As Achala Abeysinghe moves on to a new role at the Global Green Growth Institute, she reflects on her time […]

News • February 7, 2019

Rwanda Climate Change, Urban Resilience and Green Cities at the Forefront during the 3rd National Urban Forum 2019

  At the third National Urban Forum we had an expected 300 urban experts in Kigali from 6-7 February examining previous work of the Government and partners in urban sector and setting new suggestions on how Rwanda ought to accomplish its objective of 35 percent urbanization rate by 2024. The Honourable Minister of Infrastructure, Claver […]

News • November 30, 2018

Africa Green Growth Forum 2018, Kigali Rwanda

The Africa Green Growth Forum, held in Kigali, Rwanda on November 26-30, was a combination of discussions with field tours to share best practice, mobilize resources and foster investment and innovation across the continent. Rwanda hosted the First Ever Africa Green Growth Forum that was paperless and plastic free. Africa has everything because it has […]