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13 November 2018
Events
The Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) launched its annual report, Financing Sustainable Development in Arab Countries, during its 11th Annual Conference on 8 November 2018. The report takes note of the Arab region’s immense funding gap towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and highlights the detrimental effects of long-lasting war and conflict on sustainable development and the region’s economy.
12 November 2018
Jobs
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies is looking for a policy researcher to support the implementation of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and developing and updating JCM and climate-related databases in climate and energy area.
12 November 2018
Jobs
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) is seeking for the Head of the Technical Support Unit of the IPCC Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories to manage the programme under the guidance of the TFB with the responsibility to the TFI co-chairs and in accordance with administrative advice provided by a TSU senior advisor of the IGES.
8 November 2018
Jobs
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is seeking an experienced, dynamic and innovative Programme Management Officer to support the buildout and rollout of the Green Industry Platform.
8 November 2018
Research
A new report from UN Environment shows that investing in coral reefs to prevent their current rate of decline could net $37b for Indonesia, $35b for Mesoamerican Reef by 2030. Without urgent intervention, the world is on track to lose up to 90 per cent of its coral reefs within the next 30 years. Private sector investment is urgently needed to close the funding gaps in one of the world’s vital ecosystems.
7 November 2018
Events
From 7-9 November, the inno4sd.net Symposium is taking place in Brussels, Belgium, focusing on the role of science, technology and innovation (STI) for achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). If you are unable to join in person, click here for links to the livestream of the event.
6 November 2018
Jobs
Global Green Growth Institute is seeking an internationally recognized green growth leader for an Assistant Director-General role to lead the investment and Policy Solutions (IPSD) Division. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field and bring the professional experience that combines intellectual and managerial leadership in the field of green growth.
5 November 2018
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) has launched the Green National Documents Database – a library of official national documents that outline country-level plans, policies, programs and more to advance green economic development.
31 October 2018
Events
In November 2018, leading institutions geared towards sustainability convened in Paris, France to debate and discuss the best ways forward to a greener future in three key areas: green finance, natural capital, and green growth.
30 October 2018
GGKP News
Three papers presented at the "Green Transformation and Competitive Advantage Conference" have been recognized for their outstanding policy relevance. The conference was jointly held by the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), and the German Corporation for International Cooperation / Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in June 2018.

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