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The GGKP News, Jobs and Opportunities section provides the latest information on GGKP Knowledge Partner vacancies, new research initiatives, calls for papers and more. Sign up for the GGKP Knowledge Update to get the latest research delivered to your inbox. 

18 April 2018
Call for Papers
CLARA (Climate forecast enabled knowledge services) - a Horizon 2020-funded innovation action - has issued an open call for participation in the Multi-User Forum established in the context of the CLARA H2020 innovation action.
17 April 2018
Research
The UN Environment Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System has launched its final global report, Making Waves: Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development. The report highlights opportunities to align the financial system with sustainable development, as well as pathways to success. The report offers real signs that a shift to a sustainable financial system is well under way.
16 April 2018
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Working Group on Behavioural Insights has released the working paper, Changing Behaviours, Changing Policy: Evidence on behavioural insights for green growth. The paper outlines steps that decision makers can take to ensure effective planning of behavioural interventions for green growth and presents case studies on initiatives that aim to achieve behaviour change in two key areas: sustainable consumption and resource use.
13 April 2018
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a Research Consultant to provide substantive and programmatic support to the GGKP research programme and, particularly, the Natural Capital Expert Working Group. The deadline to apply is 24 April 2018.
13 April 2018
Other News
Resource Watch is an open-data solution to help people everywhere monitor the planet’s pulse, uncover insights and take action for a more sustainable future. It includes over 200 global data sets on topics ranging from food insecurity to electricity access, and overlay them to find previously unexplored connections.
10 April 2018
Other News
Commitments to conserve peatlands in the Congo basin were announced on Friday, 23 March 2018 as the Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia signed the Brazzaville Declaration at the third meeting of the Global Peatlands Initiative, involving IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, UN Environment and partners.
4 April 2018
Events
The Green Economy Coalition’s (GEC) Global Meeting for 2018 will take place on 5th – 6th September, 2018, in Durban, South Africa following the UN PAGE Ministerial meeting.
4 April 2018
Events
Project Drawdown has gathered a qualified and diverse group of researchers from around the world to identify, research, and model the 100 most substantive, existing solutions to address climate change. The Drawdown EcoChallenge is a fun and social way to learn about the 100 climate solutions and take action.
29 March 2018
Other News
Digital innovation is accelerating. Online platforms and social media offer new routes to market. Emerging technologies are challenging the organization of global value chains. These disruptions bring new opportunities for developing countries, and specifically for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). In this context, the International Trade Centre (ITC) has unveiled a new strategy for using e-commerce and online platforms to foster inclusive growth.
28 March 2018
Other News
From 7 to 9 March 2018, UN CC:Learn held a 3-day workshop to promote knowledge and experience sharing among its partner countries on the development and implementation of their national climate change learning strategies. Participants had the occasion to exchange on a set of specific topics through a multiplicity of interactive presentations, group activities and moderated discussions, supported by expert interventions.

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