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The GGKP News section provides the latest information on new research projects, recently launched tools and initiatives, calls for research and more. Browse the latest news stories below, or sign up for the GGKP Knowledge Update to receive monthly email updates. 

15 December 2017
Jobs

Closing Date: 12/January/2018
Consultancy: scoping study of potential financing mechanisms for marine protected areas (MPAs) in North Devon
Institution: WWF
Location: any region

12 December 2017
Other News

The International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD-Africa) hereby invites applications for its Mentoring for Research Programme (MRP) from students pursuing various doctoral, master's and bachelor's degree programmes in African Universities.

7 December 2017
GGKP News

From 27-28 November 2017, the GGKP held its Fifth Annual Conference on the theme of Sustainable Infrastructure in Washington, DC. 

4 December 2017
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Working Group on Natural Capital. The group held its first workshop on 30 November-1 December 2017, in the wake of the Fifth GGKP Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
30 November 2017
Other News
International Climate Policy (ICP) is a bi-monthly magazine published by the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG), covering trends around international and domestic climate and energy policies, as well as carbon markets.
28 November 2017
Research
New research from a team of Oxford economists launched at the World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh shows that Ministries of Finance and Treasuries are often blind to how dependent economies are on nature, which is declining at a dangerous rate. As a result, businesses and politicians are failing to register the systemic risk building up as the natural world fails.
22 November 2017
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is proud to welcome the Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health as a new partner in green growth knowledge. The Council champions the field of planetary health – a new, multi-disciplinary approach to health and well-being that brings together scientific knowledge of human and ecosystem health with knowledge around economic trends, market behaviour, and policy-making.
22 November 2017
Other News
Despite the risks that war and armed conflict pose for the environment and the role that natural resources may play in fueling or amplifying armed conflicts, there are also significant opportunities linking the environment and peacebuilding. UN Environment and partners are pleased to announce a new massive open online course on environmental security and sustaining peace.
21 November 2017
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is glad to welcome the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) as a new partner in green growth knowledge. A leading Think Tank on EU policy affairs, CEPS’s main distinguishing feature is its strong in-house research capacity.
3 November 2017
Other News
Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) Secretary General Najib Saab comments on the latest AFED report, "[The report] highlights the specific challenges that the Arab region is faced with. It goes without saying that knowledge and research are essential to the achievement of sustainable development and well-fitted solutions for any region. The report points out that it is precisely environmental research that is still generally lacking in the region and needs to be given a higher priority."

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