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5 February 2019
Jobs
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is looking for a Senior Officer to support the implementation of the NDCs in the Pacific. The application deadline is 19 February 2019.
5 February 2019
Jobs
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is looking for a Country Representative for Papua New Guinea (PNG) to manage and strengthen GGGI's country program in PNG.
4 February 2019
Other News
Bamboo, the fast-growing grass plant, could be an important tool for restoring degraded lands around the world, according to a statement made at a UN meeting on land restoration.
31 January 2019
Other News
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), in consultation with the RE Cell, is calling for inputs on a ‘Reference Document towards Developing an Integrated Resource Efficiency Policy for India’.
30 January 2019
Projects & Initiatives
The 2nd Batumi Talk Show, Greening the economy and cleaning the air, provided an opportunity for countries to showcase success stories and share lessons learned around the transition to greener economies, improved air quality, and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
29 January 2019
Events
This week in Geneva, countries report on the progress achieved in the implementation of their commitments to the Batumi Initiative on Green Economy (BIG-E) since it was launched in 2016. BIG-E serves to operationalize the Pan-European Strategic Framework for Greening the Economy – a policy tool supports countries in their efforts to transition to the green economy and, at the same time, contributes to the implementation of SDGs. In total, over 30 countries and organisations have submitted 124 commitments to the BIG-E. The BIG-E and BACA initiatives remain open for stakeholders to join.
28 January 2019
Projects & Initiatives
UNEP-WCMC has announced a multi-million pound project aiming to make trade a positive force for both marginalised people and nature conservation.
24 January 2019
Research
The first-ever global assessment of environmental rule of law, released last week by UN Environment, finds weak enforcement to be a global trend that is exacerbating environmental threats, despite prolific growth in environmental laws and agencies worldwide over the last four decades.
18 January 2019
Jobs
The Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) is looking for a Communications Consultant. Deadline to apply is 8 February 2019.
11 January 2019
Events
Has national ‘wealth’ been miscalculated for decades? The Green Economy Coalition, the GGKP, and partners held a series interactive panels discussions to explore the question “What is Wealth?” with thought leaders from government, academia, business, and civil society at the 2019 PAGE Ministerial conference, Inclusive and Sustainable Economies, and the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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