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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. 

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."
20 October 2017
Events

Global Green Growth Week 2017 (GGGWeek2017) is the platform to generate innovative solutions for strong, inclusive, and sustainable growth in Africa and globally.

19 October 2017
Jobs

Closing Date: Ongoing basis
Internship: National Designated Authorities/Focal Points and Direct Access Entities Platform
Department: Green Climate Fund
Location: Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea

19 October 2017
Jobs

Closing Date: 30 October 2017 (KST)
Consultant: Online Platform Development
Department: Country Programming Division/Green Climate Fund
Location: Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea

 

19 October 2017
Events

Global Green Growth Week 2017 (GGGWeek2017) is the platform to generate innovative solutions for strong, inclusive, and sustainable growth in Africa and globally.

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