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News • December 5, 2019

Media Advisory: The role of carbon markets and climate finance for NDC implementation in developing countries – COP25 Side Event

On Friday, December 13, 2019, a UNFCCC COP25 Official Side Event on the role of carbon markets and climate finance for NDC implementation in developing countries will take place, hosted by Perspectives Climate Group and Center for Climate and Sustainable Development Law and Policy (CSDLAP), with the participation of representatives from the Global Green Growth […]

News • December 3, 2019

COP 25 Side Event – Access to Financial and Technical Support for NDC Implementation: Challenges and Innovative & Sustainable Solutions

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in Madrid, the Government of Morocco will hold the Access to Financial and Technical Support for NDC Implementation: Challenges and Innovative & Sustainable Solutions event on the sidelines of COP 25. The event aims to discuss the challenges and solutions related to technical and financial support of Nationally Determined Contributions […]

News • November 27, 2019

GGGI’s Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions Division delivered congratulatory remarks at the COP25 side event on Asia-Europe Cooperation on Low Carbon Development!

Madrid, December 10, 2019 — Within the upcoming COP25 in Madrid, GGGI’s Assistant Director-General and Head of Investment and Policy Solutions Division (IPSD), Susanne Pedersen, today delivered the congratulatory remarks at the COP25 side event on Asia-Europe Cooperation on Low Carbon Development. The event was hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Asia-Europe […]

News • November 26, 2019

GGGI and Climate Bonds Initiative Join Forces to Mobilize Finance for Climate Actions

SEOUL/LONDON, NOVEMBER 26, 2019 Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Mr. Sean Kidney, CEO and Co-Founder of Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mobilizing capital market to respond to the climate emergency. Under the MoU the two leading organizations on climate finance […]

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 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 • 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 • August 23, 2019

GGGI High-Level Meetings & Participation in the GCF Global Programming Conference

Songdo, Republic of Korea – On August 19-20, GGGI’s high-level representatives, including President and Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Director-General Frank Rijsberman, and Director Mahamadou Tounkara for Strategy, Partnerships and Communications (SPC), had a two-day working visit to Songdo to take part in the GCF Global Programming Conference at the Songdo Convensia Center and hold meetings […]

News • July 26, 2019

Ministry of Environment and Global Green Growth Institute Select Cities and Villages Development Bank to be Green Climate Fund Direct Access Entity Candidate for Jordan

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, the Ministry of Environment hosted a kick-off meeting and signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the ministry for the Jordan Green Climate Fund Readiness Accreditation Support activity, formalizing the partnership between it, the Global Green Growth Institute, and the Cities and Villages Development Bank.  H.E.  Eng. Ibrahim Shahahdeh, the Minister […]

News • June 14, 2019

Burkina Faso Minister of Environment ,Green Economy and Climate Change conduct GCF study tour in Kigali, Rwanda

Burkina Faso is aware of the importance of green growth development which is fundamental to supporting the transition and increasing opportunities.  The Government has highlighted several obstacles related to (i) limited technical capacity of actors at all levels; (ii) the lack of sustainable and appropriate financial mechanisms to support the transition to green growth; and […]

News • June 7, 2019

GGGI participates in the Innovate4Climate Conference 2019

From June 4-7, GGGI participated in the 2019 Innovate4Climate summit held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore. The event was hosted by the World Bank Group, the governments of Singapore, Spain, and Germany, as well as the IFC. Participants of the event were primarily experts within their various sectors, including […]

News • April 29, 2019

Mainstreaming Gender Perspective in Climate Change Programs

Gender and climate change have been the main issues in development, but the mention of both issues at the same place and at the same time is still uncommon. While the Government of Indonesia has put efforts to address these issues, their integration has not been progressing well as the entities responsible for the issues […]

News • March 30, 2019

GGGI Supports the Fiji Development Bank to Develop Fiji’s First GCF Concept Note on Decarbonization of Public Bus Transport

March 30, Suva, Fiji – The Fiji Development Bank (FDB) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Green Growth and Climate Finance Cooperation in Suva, Fiji. This partnership stems from FDB’s accreditation to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in October 2017 as a Direct Access Entity and is […]

News • December 19, 2018

Workshop on the National greenhouse gas Inventory System (NIS-GHG)

December 19, Rabat, Morocco – Abdelmajid Bennis, GGGI’s Morocco Program Officer represented the GGGI Morocco team in a workshop organized by the Secretary of State in charge of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). The workshop convened representatives from various sectors, as well as experts from international organizations. This ambitious […]

News • December 11, 2018

Mexico’s State of Sonora affirms commitment to Green Bonds at GGGI’s Green Finance Workshop in Hermosillo

Hermosillo, December 11 — Sonora’s Treasurer Daniel Galindo Ruiz and Commissioner Luis Carlos Romo of the State Commission for Ecology and Sustainable Development (CEDES) opened a workshop on Green Bonds today in Hermosillo to inaugurate the launch of Sonora’s Green Bond Framework. The workshop, hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the State […]

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 […]

News • November 24, 2018

GGGI participates in Africities Summit 2018

Marrakech, Morocco, November 24 – Representatives of the GGGI Morocco team participated in the 8th Africities Summit, organized by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) in collaboration with the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Communal Councils (AMPCC) and the Association of Regions of Morocco (ARM) with the support of the Ministry of […]

News • November 9, 2018

GGGI co-organizes training to access finance for climate change projects

Following the 4th Seminar on Climate Change Projects and Programs (CCPP) on 5th November with more than 200 participants, the 4-day CCPP training with public and private sector representatives from more than 20 countries concluded with a series of site visits on Friday, 9th November. Co-organized by the Global Green Growth Institute, the training gave participants an opportunity to share their experience and learn […]

News • November 7, 2018

The 2nd International Workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change held in Seoul

Seoul, November 7 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted the International Workshop on Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change at Korea University today. The conference was organized by the Center for Global Climate and Marine Governance of Korea University, and hosted by GGGI, the UNDP Seoul Policy Center, the Green […]

News • August 8, 2018

Capacity Building training on Climate Finance for Sector Experts in Rwanda

Kigali, August 7-8 – The GGGI Rwanda team and Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA) with support of the UNFCCC Secretariat, UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Center based in Kampala, the African Development Bank, the World Bank, and the Rwanda Environment and Climate Change Fund (FONERWA) collaborated in co-organizing a two-day capacity building training on “climate finance” for Sector […]