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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. 

20 February 2017
Research

WWF are calling for proposals for a scoping study to identify options for modelling of the potential global socio-economic impacts of future changes in biodiversity and ecosystem services

17 February 2017
Other News

Whether in paint used at home on walls, or even covering children’s toys, lead paint can in many countries be more present in our daily lives than we realise.

10 February 2017
Projects & Initiatives
In this Q&A, the GGKP sits down with Martine Rohn-Brossard, Deputy Head of the International Affairs Division, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland to discuss what was agreed by Ministers and how this will support the transition to a green economy across the Pan-European region and beyond.
6 February 2017
Other News

Rome, 6 February 2017 – Italy's Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti and Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment, today signed a new agreement to intensify collaboration on pressing environmental issues, such as clean energy and environmental education.

1 February 2017
Research
The Belmont Forum and NORFACE launch the Programme ”Transformations to Sustainability” (acronym: T2S). T2S will contribute to re-structuring the broad field of sustainability research by placing social science and humanities at the heart of interdisciplinary research in a step change in scale and scope for research programming on this topic.
31 January 2017
Projects & Initiatives
19 leading global banks and investors totaling $6.6 trillion in assets, launched the Principles for Positive Impact Finance at an event in Paris.
31 January 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.

24 January 2017
GGKP News
On January 23 and 24th, the Green Growth Knowledge Platform convened a 1.5-day workshop that drew together leading academics, statistical experts, and database managers to discuss opportunities for improving data on green growth policies in developing countries, in order to better assess their impact on trade and economic competitiveness.
20 January 2017
GGKP News
Join the BIG-E side-event organized in the margins of the 22nd session of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy, on 25 January 2017, and learn how countries and organizations follow up on their BIG-E commitments in the pan-European region!
18 January 2017
GGKP News
The Fifth GGKP Annual Conference will be hosted by the World Bank on the topic of Sustainable Infrastructure on 27-28 November 2017. The World Bank and GGKP call for paper contributions on any aspect of the infrastructure agenda, particularly for developing countries, with a focus on sustainability, being broadly defined to cover the economic, social, and environmental dimensions.

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