News

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. 

28 June 2013
Research

UNEP has released a new Green Economy Discussion Paper which analyses the regional debate on the potential of a green economy transition to sustainable development.

26 June 2013
Research

The Global Green Growth Institute and the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution have produced a brief which describes several ways that international cooperation can play a critical role in facilitating widespread innovation and implementation of new and appropriate

26 June 2013
Research
A new study from the World Bank shows how climate action is an essential pillar of an effective development strategy.
24 June 2013
Research

The OECD has produced a case study on inclusive green growth in Ethiopia, showcasing the progress and prospects of green growth in Ethiopia, one of Africa’s first countries to develop a green growth strategy.

19 June 2013
Events
Over the past three years, the UN-REDD Programme has developed a body of work on ‘Ensuring that REDD+ and a Green Economy transformation are mutually reinforcing’, based on pilot activities in a number of partner countries.
17 June 2013
Research
The GGKP's "Knowledge Update" aims to keep readers up-to-date on the latest developments in green growth theory and practice.
 
This issue contains the latest research from: the OECD on green growth in cities as well as lessons learnt from attempts to introduce green growth
7 June 2013
Events

The Weitz Center for Development Studies, with contributions from UNIDO, is organizing a 4-week training event on green growth. The course will cover an introduction to the concept of green growth, strategy policies and frameworks, and implementation.

4 June 2013
Data and Tools

The new edition of the Little Green Data Book, the World Bank’s annual compilation of environmental data, was released on World Environment Day 2013. The book contains data on 55 key indicators, including GDP, population, deforestation, water use, energy use and electricity use per capita.

3 June 2013
Events

The GGKP's first Practitioners' Workshop, "Building Pathways to Greener Growth," is taking place this week in Bogor, Indonesia. The workshop is being hosted by the Government of Indonesia and organized by the World Bank in collaboration with GIZ.

3 June 2013
Research

UNEP and the European Patent Office have released a study which aims at providing facts and evidence to evaluate the actual situation concerning patenting of clean energy technology in Africa.

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