National Documents

The Green Growth National Documents Database is a library of key official documents that advance green growth and green economy. The Database highlights countries’ actions towards green growth and provides access to relevant plans and policies.

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China
Formulated to promote cleaner production and increase resource efficiency the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Promotion of Clean Production was approved by the standing committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on 29th of June, 2002. The aim of this law is to promote scientific research, technical development, and international cooperation in order to develop cleaner production and to organize the dissemination of information in order to promote more environmentally friendly production technologies.
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China
Renewable Energy Law of the People's Republic of China was adopted on 28th February 2005 and was amended on December 26th, 2009. The law was formulated to promote the development and utilization of renewable energy, to increase the supply of energy and to protect the environment in order to realize sustainable development. The renewable energy here refers to non-fossil energies, such as wind energy, solar energy, hydro energy, bioenergy, geothermal energy, and ocean energy.
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China
Formulated to facilitate circular economy, resource efficiency and environmental protection China's Circular Economy Promotion Law came into force in January 2009. The Law aims to achieve sustainable development by raising resources utilization rate and increasing resource recovery in production, circulation, and consumption.
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Bhutan
Bhutan 2020: A vision for peace, prosperity and happiness II prioritizes the future and sets out the main directions that enable the nation to mainatin its distinctive path of development in the next century. It identifies a hierarchy of goals, objectives and principles and presents the central development concept that is essential for understanding the distinctive approach to development.
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Bhutan
Bhutan 2020: A vision for peace, prosperity and happiness I is a vision statement that seeks to review the current situation. It looks back at the path Bhutan has travelled as a nation in the past three decades and notes the progress the nation has recorded in a number of fields. It also examines the reasons that help to explain the achievements, and draws conclusions on the distinctive Bhutanese path of development.
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Thailand
The Ninth National Economic and Social Development Plan adopts the philosophy of sufficiency economy that focuses on the alleviation of poverty and upgrading of the quality of life for the Thai people. The sufficiency economy philosophy will be followed as a shared value of the Thai people, guiding the transformation to a new national management system based on efficiency, quality of life, and sustainability objectives.
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Thailand
The Tenth National Economic and Social Development Plan aims to pursue a green and happiness society under the direction of the sufficiency economy philosophy. The mission of the Tenth plan is to enhance the efficient economy, conserve biodiversity and build a secure natural resource base, increase capabiity of people to achieve self-reliance through knowledge, good health and strong communitites and improve the national administration with strong governance and democracy with the king as the head of the state.
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Thailand
The Twelfth National Economic and Social Plan focuses on enhancing international regulatory and institutional linkages at the implementation level. It emphasizes the use of physical infrastructure linkages as a basis for the development of areas, economies and communities along transborder economic corridors.
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Thailand
The Eleventh National Economic and Social Development Plan (2012-2016) is geared toward building on existing capacity and strengthening resilience, based on the nation's social, economic, natural resource and environmental capital. It aims to place people at the center of the development whilst promoting balanced development in all aspects.
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Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
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Myanmar
This report The Status of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Nationally Determined Contributions to Climate Actions in Myanmar provides the basic concepts of MRV, the expectations under Paris Agreement and the results of a detailed stakeholder and situation analysis conducted by GGGI to assess the current institutional capacity and data availability.

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