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News • June 11, 2019

GGGI Director-General Frank Rijsberman’s interview on TBS eFM Radio

On June 7, Director General, Frank Rijsberman, spoke with TBS eFM’s This Morning’s Host, Alex Jensen, to discuss the work of GGGI, its achievements, and how renewable energy has now become cheaper than other forms of energy. The highlights of the interview include a discussion on Korea’s issues on air pollution, the idea of 100% renewable energy for the […]

News • May 31, 2019

GGGI participates in the Global Conference on Scaling-up Energy Access and Finance in Least Developed Countries

On May 30-31, Director-General Frank Rijsberman participated in the Global Conference on Scaling-up Energy Access and Finance in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in Beijing. The event was co-organized by UN-OHRLLS and the Global Energy Interconnection Development Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO). Participants of the event included LDC representatives, development partners, investment and energy private sector partners, and relevant […]

News • May 23, 2019

GGGI Mongolia jointly organizes International New Energy Green Summit-2019

On May 23, the International New Energy Summit took place in Ulaanbaatar, under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Mongolia. The event was an initiative by the Mongolian Renewables Industries Association (MRIA) and was supported by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MoET), Energy Regulatory Commission of Mongolia (ERC), the Environmental Organization of Ulaanbaatar […]

News • May 21, 2019

South-South and North-South-South Cooperation for Renewable Energy Development in Myanmar

On May 21, GGGI and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) of Myanmar organized a workshop on “NDC Implementation in the Energy Sector: Investment Opportunities through EU China South-South Cooperation and Energy Sector MRV”. The workshop was attended by high-level policy and decision makers, including representatives from Ministry of Investment and Foreign […]

News • April 10, 2019

Renewable Energy Capacity Building Project in Four Pacific Countries Launched

April 10, Suva – On April 9, Her Excellency Ms. Cho Shin-hee, Korean Ambassador to Fiji, launched a regional capacity building project targeting Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea at the project’s regional planning workshop at the Holiday Inn in Suva. Ambassador Cho Shin-hee launched the project by stressing that “climate change impacts […]

News • February 18, 2019

Mission 2020 to Support Indonesia’s Transition to a Climate-Resilient Future

GGGI Indonesia is honored to host the Mission 2020 Roundtable today at our office in Jakarta. Themed “Fast-tracking Indonesia’s Transition to Sustainable Energy & Climate-resilient Future”, the roundtable discussion was led by Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (2010 to 2016) and convener of Mission 2020, a […]

News • February 11, 2019

KOICA, GGGI and PIDF to Implement Renewable Energy Capacity Building Project in Four Pacific Countries

In December 2018, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a grant agreement with the Korea International Development Agency (KOICA) to implement a project titled “Capacity building to strengthen sustainable implementation of renewable energy technologies for rural energy access.” KOICA will provide USD 1.5 million to support the 3-year project to be implemented in Fiji, […]

News • December 18, 2018

GGGI Welcomes Tonga as its Twenty-ninth Member

Suva, Fiji – 18 December – On December 17, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) welcomed the Kingdom of Tonga as its twenty-ninth Member and fifth country from the Pacific, committing to jointly deliver inclusive, environmentally sustainable economic growth in the country. The membership ceremony was held during GGGI’s Seventh Session of its Assembly and Eleventh […]

News • November 14, 2018

Workshop on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Guide for Rural Tourism Bungalows

November 14, Port Vila – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with Vanuatu’s Departments of Energy and Tourism conducted a consultation workshop for energy and tourism stakeholders on November 14 to develop a Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) guide for rural bungalows. This guide responds to the green growth policy objectives of […]

News • October 15, 2018

GGGI to host an energy forum in Seoul

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Hanwha Q CELLS will hold the GGGI Energy Forum 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The GGGI Energy Forum 2018 will take place as follows: Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Time: 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Venue: The Plaza Hotel, Seoul Under the theme of “Renewable Energy Potential on the […]

News • October 8, 2018

WGEO and GGGI launch joint initiative for the funding of smart green cities

Dubai, UAE, 8 October 2018 – The World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a partnership agreement today in Dubai to fast-track green investments into bankable smart city projects. The joint initiative makes it possible for smart green cities and sustainable infrastructure projects to gain access to grants and […]

News • September 13, 2018

GGGI supports the Seminar on Renewable Energy organized by the Korean Embassy in Manila and Department of Energy

On September 13, GGGI supported the Seminar on Renewable Energy organized by the Korean Embassy in collaboration with the Department of Energy (DOE) held last at the Marquis Events Place, Bonifacio Global City, Philippines. The event aims to strengthen knowledge exchange of the local regulatory and technological landscape on renewable energy and how innovative technologies […]

News • August 14, 2018

Dr. Chanho Park meets with Paraguay’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Chanho Park, GGGI’s Head of Programs, Latin America, Caribbean and the Middle East met with Ambassador Federico González, Paraguay’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss areas of cooperation between GGGI and Paraguay. GGGI and Paraguay are discussing ways to collaborate in mainstreaming green growth and climate change and aligning them with Paraguay’s National […]

News • June 21, 2018

GGGI, GCF, IRENA and the Government of Burkina Faso co-organize a regional capacity development workshop to discuss renewable energy opportunities and NDC implementation

Burkina Faso, June 28 – A regional capacity development workshop on financing NDC implementation in the energy sector was held on June 26- 28 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The Government of Burkina Faso, the Global Green Growth Institute, the Green Climate Fund and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) co-organized a regional capacity development workshop under the […]

News • June 14, 2018

Colombia Presents a 2030 Green Growth Roadmap

Bogotá, June 14 – The President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, attended a high-level forum, showcasing the results and recommendations of the national Green Growth Taskforce. More than 400 high-level representatives of the government, the private sector, academia and civil society, participated in the forum that included the Taskforce’s presentation of the […]

News • April 23, 2018

Protected Forest as a Source of Energy

April 19 – Jakarta – The Forestry and Environmental Research, Development and Innovation Agency (FOERDIA) of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry hosted a media trip on Thursday, April 19 attended by representatives of the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas), the provincial government, the district government, related government offices as well as media partners […]

News • April 20, 2018

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, GGGI Director-General delivers a keynote presentation on Strengthening the Climate Agreement and Energy Security at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, GGGI Director-General, delivered a keynote speech on Strengthening the Climate Agreement and Energy  Security at the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018 on April 20 in Berlin, Germany. Is bioeconomy the problem or the solution? It has be either or both! During his presentation, Dr. Rijsberman delved into the relationship between bioeconomy and climate change, and how agri-food systems are […]

News • March 12, 2018

NTT: Paving the Path to Green Growth and Bringing Renewable Energy to Life

The Provincial Government of Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) realizes that NTT is one of those areas where there is little or no electrical grid infrastructure. NTT has an electrification rate of 59%, which is extremely low compared to the national average of 93% as per June 2017. Furthermore, their current energy mix is dominated by […]

News • March 8, 2018

The Government of Guyana, the Private Sector Commission and GGGI meet to discuss business opportunities for Solar PV in Guyana

Georgetown, Guyana – Thursday, 8 March 2018 – The Government of Guyana, a founding member of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) through its Focal Point Office, the Department of Environment (DOE) along with the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) and the Private Sector Commission, in partnership with GGGI hosted a half-day workshop today. The workshop […]

News • January 28, 2018

Weighing green options in rising energy demand

Viet Nam’s government is trying to attract investment into renewable energy development. Do you think that Viet Nam currently has sufficient advantages, mechanisms, and policies to lure investors into renewable energy projects? Viet Nam’s economy is growing at over double the rate of most developed markets (WB 6% in forecast in 2017) and growth in […]