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13 April 2019
Projects & Initiatives
Today, at the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, Finance Ministers from more than twenty countries launched a new coalition aimed at driving stronger collective action on climate change and its impacts. The newly formed Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action endorsed a set of six common principles, known as the “Helsinki Principles,” that promote national climate action, especially through fiscal policy and the use of public finance.
6 March 2019
Other News
Egypt and Morocco have joined the World Bank WAVES partnership alongside the eight core implementing countries – Uganda, Zambia, Rwanda, Indonesia, Guatemala, Kyrgyz Republic, Egypt, and Morocco and seven countries receiving Targeted Technical Assistance (TTA) - Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Madagascar, and WACA .
6 March 2019
Research
The report provides a unique analysis of potential implications of the Paris Agreement from a lifestyle perspective, whereas most existing studies predominantly focus on production- and technology-based solutions. It establishes the first global per-capita lifestyle carbon footprint targets for 2030 to 2050 with explicit linkages to the 1.5-degree target, and proposes an indicator of “lifestyle carbon footprint,” a consumption-based greenhouse gas accounting used for establishing targets, examining current status, and identifying solutions.
6 December 2017
Projects & Initiatives
In 2018, EfD will launch a new collaborative research program called Policy Instruments for Sustainable management of oceans and marine resources. The two focus areas of the program will be effective management of fisheries and combating marine pollution, the latter with a specific focus on plastic waste.
4 November 2016
Projects & Initiatives

The German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut fuer Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) has launched the official website and the blog of the Think20 (T20). 

16 August 2016
Research

The Fourth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference will focus on the theme of “Transforming Development through Inclusive Green Growth” during 6-7 September 2016 at the International

8 October 2015
Research
The final report of the UNEP Inquiry, 'The Financial System we Need', suggests that there is now an historic opportunity to shape a financial system that can more effectively finance the development of an inclusive, green economy.
10 November 2014
Other News
Yvo de Boer, Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has issued his latest update, covering recent developments within GGGI and upcoming plans.
13 June 2014
Projects & Initiatives

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has released a new report outlining the approach and findings from its Country Selection Project (October 2011 to March 2013).

8 May 2013
Events
During this event, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) will explore the drivers and challenges for climate compatible development.