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News • October 11, 2022

The Solomon Islands Launches Preparation of 2050 Low Emission Development Strategy

Honiara, Solomon Islands – On 05 October 2022, the Climate Change Division of the Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management, and Meteorology (MECDM) brought national stakeholders together to launch the process for developing the nation’s Low Emission Development Strategy (LEDS). MECDM’s Deputy Secretary Corporate, Mr. Karl Kuper, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) […]

News • July 12, 2022

2022 Pacific Energy Officials Meeting

Suva, Fiji, Friday, 11 July 2022: The 2022 Pacific Energy Officials Meeting was virtually held from 5-7 July 2022 by the Pacific Community (SPC) in partnership with the Government of Vanuatu, as the host and incoming Chair of the Fifth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers Meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to allow […]

News • July 12, 2022

Tuvalu Commences Update of its First Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)

Funafuti, Tuvalu – A leader in global climate action, Tuvalu continues to demonstrate strong commitment to the Paris Agreement. On 07 July 2022, the Tuvalu Climate Change Department kickstarted the process to update Tuvalu’s First Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) with an inception workshop hosted with key sector stakeholders in country. In accordance with Article 4, […]

News • June 30, 2022

Kiribati launches its NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan including Project Pipeline

The Kiribati Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan including Project Pipeline was launched last week by the Office of Te Beretitenti (Office of the President) in Tarawa, Kiribati. The Regional Pacific NDC Hub through its implementing partner the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) supported Kiribati through 2019-2021 to develop these two […]

News • June 29, 2022

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day in Fiji

Suva, Fiji, Thursday, 23 June, 2022: International Women in Engineering Day (23 June, 2022) is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. The Pacific Regional Director, Katerina Syngellakis of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), […]

News • March 4, 2022

Upcoming Virtual Event: Women in Green Innovation in the Pacific

GGGI’s Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network is excited to share with you our upcoming virtual talanoa session on ‘Women in Green Innovation’ in collaboration with our partners Emstret Space, Greenhouse Coworking, Samoa Business Hub, Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship and Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry in honour of International Women’s Day on 8th March. The […]

News • February 28, 2022

Climate Finance Advisors begin training to increase access to finance in the Pacific

February 1, 2022 – The Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN), coordinated by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and in partnership with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), has onboarded its first cohort of advisors for the Pacific region. The Climate Finance Advisors, specifically trained and will be embedded and support Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, […]

News • October 22, 2021

Tonga Validates its draft NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

Nuku’alofa, Tonga – As a follow-up to the national consultation workshop in August this year, the Tonga Department of Climate Change with support from the Regional Pacific NDC Hub through its implementing partner the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), hosted a national validation workshop with national experts on 21 October 2021. The aim of this […]

News • September 23, 2021

GGGI and GIZ sign Agreement to support LT-LEDS Preparatory Phase in the Solomon Islands

August 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have signed a new agreement to work on a preparatory phase for developing a long-term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) in the Solomon Islands. The agreement responds to the country request submitted by the Solomon Islands to […]

News • September 23, 2021

GGGI participates in virtual Commemoration of the UN Day on South-South Cooperation and Intergovernmental Organisations

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) contributed insights on SMEs and Entrepreneurship for COVID-19 recovery during the Commemoration of the UN Day on South-South Cooperation and Intergovernmental Organisations Virtual Meeting in Asia- Pacific 2021 held on September 14, 2021, hosted by United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). Keynote addresses were delivered by Mr. António […]

News • August 19, 2021

Climate Finance Access Network Announces 8 Pacific Countries Receiving Dedicated Climate Finance Advisors

The Climate Finance Access Network, coordinated by RMI, will be placing advisors dedicated to unlocking critical finance for climate adaptation and mitigation in eight Pacific nations on the front lines of climate change. New York, NY – August 18, 2021 The Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN), coordinated by RMI and supported by regional and global […]

News • August 5, 2021

Regional innovators gather to launch Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network

Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) today, a multi-year, multi-million dollar program funded by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) to support entrepreneurs in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu. The virtual launch event was attended by over […]

News • June 16, 2021

Tonga commences development of its NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

Nuku’alofa, Tonga – On 27 May 2021, the Tonga Department of Climate Change at the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC) hosted a national, virtual inception workshop to kick-start work on developing Tonga’s NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan (with project pipeline). Delivered by the Global Green […]

News • June 16, 2021

GGGI completes development of MRV Roadmap in the Marshall Islands

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), as an implementation partner of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub has successfully supported the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) to develop a roadmap to strengthen the measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) system for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in-country. This roadmap is aimed at strengthening Marshall Island’s capacity and […]

News • May 6, 2021

Fiji Ministry of Economy hosts GCF Pacific Accredited Entities Roundtable

On 20th April 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) supported the Fiji Ministry of Economy to host a Pacific GCF Accredited Entities Roundtable which had a hybrid in-person and virtual format with two panels consisting of ten speakers from around the Pacific as well as dedicated time for questions and answers. The Fiji Ministry […]

News • April 14, 2021

Tuvalu leads consultation with national experts on NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

The Climate Change Department of Tuvalu hosted a national stakeholder consultation with key sector experts to receive feedback on its draft NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan which comprises a project pipeline in March 2021. GGGI, as an implementation partner of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub, led this consultation in country which brought key […]

News • April 14, 2021

Samoa leads national consultation on NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan

The Renewable Energy Division (RED) of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) of Samoa held a national stakeholder consultation with sector experts to discuss its NDC Implementation Roadmap and NDC Investment Plan with a project pipeline in March 2021. GGGI as an implementation partner of the NDC Hub led this consultation which was […]

News • April 13, 2021

The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

Suva, Fiji – Chair of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS), and Fijian Prime Minister, Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, officially launched the Strategy 2030 of the Regional Pacific NDC Hub on April 8, 2021. This long-term Strategy is the blueprint for Pacific climate action through its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and is a product […]

News • December 17, 2020

Tonga signs Host Country Agreement with GGGI

NUKU`ALOFA, TONGA – December 14, 2020 – The Kingdom of Tonga signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), thus strengthening the collaborative program of work to support Tonga’s transition towards low-carbon, climate resilient development. Tonga became the 29th Member of GGGI in December 2018. Since then, GGGI has initiated […]

News • December 14, 2020

QFFD and GGGI conclude agreements on four projects to support climate resilience and COVID19 recovery in the Pacific, Eastern Caribbean, and West African regions

Doha, State of Qatar / Seoul, Republic of Korea (December 10, 2020) Building on a global MoU signed earlier this year, QFFD and GGGI concluded a 3-year agreement totaling USD 9.85 million to support four projects: Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative, Pacific Green Entrepreneur Network, Climate Smart Agriculture for Kiribati, and Solar-Powered Irrigation for Climate-Smart […]