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News • September 17, 2020

Munhwa Future Report 2020

SEOUL, Republic of Korea – On September 3, GGGI President & Chair, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, took part in the Munhwa Future Report 2020. The event brought together environmental experts to discuss climate action post-COVID-19. GGGI Director-General, Dr. Frank Rijsberman, delivered a presentation on Green Deals: Greening COVID-19 Recovery & […]

News • August 27, 2020

Fiji Development Bank secures its first Direct Access Entity project from Green Climate Fund

Suva, Fiji – The Fiji Development Bank (FDB) gained approval from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for USD 5 million for the Fiji AgroPhotovoltaic (APV) Project in Ovalau. This project is a first of its kind for Fiji and the Pacific region, as it marks the first time FDB secured GCF funds as a Direct […]

News • June 26, 2020

Employment Assessment of Renewable Energy: Power sector pathways compatible with NDCs and national energy plans

SEOUL, Republic of Korea; June 26, 2020 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) released its Employment Assessment of Renewable Energy: Power sector pathways compatible with NDCs and national energy plans technical report. This is the 12th report under GGGI’s Technical Reports Series. Lead Authors of the report include Dr. Stelios Grafakos, GGGI’s Principal […]

News • May 28, 2020

Realizing Transmigration Area 4.0

The implementation of transmigration so far has shown a lot of success in terms of regional development by realizing 1,336 definitive villages, 399 sub-district capitals, 104 district capitals and 2 provincial capitals, as well as in terms of realizing national food security. In accordance with the 2020-2024 RPJMN, the Ministry of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged […]

News • May 4, 2020

Regional Pacific NDC Hub completes first phase of NDC implementation in the Pacific

On 31 March 2020, the Regional Pacific NDC Hub (NDC Hub) successfully completed the first phase of delivering NDC implementation activities in the Pacific region. GGGI is one of four NDC Hub delivery partners along with GIZ (lead partner), Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). During the first […]

News • March 5, 2020

The Pacific NDC Hub supports the implementation of Tuvalu’s climate targets

February 25, Funafuti, Tuvalu – During the last Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu in 2019 a sign welcomed the Pacific leaders: “Before us we see the devastating effects of climate change on our children; sea level rising, land erosion, cyclone damage. Threats such as these are ever present for Pacific Island nations. Remember: “We must […]

News • October 22, 2019

Inclusive Renewable Energy Transition and Generation of Jobs

Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 22, 2019   As GGGI aims to address the significant importance of inclusive employment generation potential of Renewable Energy (RE) and the main role RE plays in developing and implementing the NDCs, the seminar on Inclusive Renewable Energy Transition and Generation of Jobs was held on October 22 during the Global Green Growth […]

News • October 21, 2019

GGGI kicks-off flagship Global Green Growth Week conference in Seoul

Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 21, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Week 2019 (GGGW2019) has officially kicked off today in Seoul, Republic of Korea. GGGW2019, the 3rd instance of the Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) flagship conference, is being held in conjunction with the Korea Renewable Energy Conference (KIREC) and in partnership with the Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP), the American Chamber of […]

News • October 2, 2019

GGGI Mongolia holds a Consultative Meeting on “Improving regulatory environment of Energy Storage Projects”

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Oct 2, 2019 – GGGI Mongolia organized a Consultative Meeting on “Improving regulatory environment of Energy Storage Projects” in association with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and the National Dispatching Center (NDC) of Mongolia. The workshop was organized as part of the Renewable Energy Absorption Project implemented by the Global Green Growth Institute […]

News • October 1, 2019

GGGI holds Official Media Briefing for GGGW2019

Seoul, Republic of Korea – October 1, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a Media Briefing Session for the Global Green Growth Week (GGGW2019) at its headquarters in Seoul today. Director-General, Frank Rijsberman, Deputy Director-General, Hyeoun Jenny Kim, and Assistant Director-General, Susanne Pedersen, presented at the event to offer highlights from this […]

News • September 27, 2019

Biomass as a Community-Based Renewable Energy in East Nusa Tenggara

Supported by GGGI, the Directorate General of New and Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration and the District Government of North Timor Tengah held a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on September 12, 2019 in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara […]

News • August 29, 2019

Project launch: Boosting Bioeconomy and Renewable Energies under a Green Growth Framework

Bogotá, August 23, 2019. The national department of planning (DNP for its acronym in Spanish), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and the British Embassy in Colombia have officially launched the project “Support for the Implementation of the Green Growth Policy of Colombia (CONPES Document 3934 OF 2018) through capacity building and public and private investments”. […]

News • July 25, 2019

Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access

 Suva, Fiji, July 24, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Climate Change and International Cooperation Division (CCICD) of the Ministry of Economy, conducted a National Stakeholder Workshop on Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Energy Access. The initiative is part of a 3-year […]

News • July 19, 2019

Accelerating Off-grid Renewable Energy Investment Opportunities in the Philippines – GGGI and Embassy of the Republic of Korea co-organized a multi-stakeholder seminar

Taguig City, Philippines, July 17, 2019 – The Global Green Growth Institute co-organized a joint seminar with the Embassy of Republic of Korea (RoK) in the Philippines, titled Offgrid Renewable Energy Solutions: Driver of Agriculture Value Chain Development on 17 July 2019. H.E Han Dong-man, Ambassador of the RoK to the Philippines, opened the seminar […]

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 […]