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29 August 2018
Other News
At the 2018 World Water Week, held in Stockholm, Sweden, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) participated in a workshop that engaged stakeholders from the Swedish government and development organizations to discuss opportunities for collaboration that will enhance the impact of green growth and climate action projects in developing countries.
8 August 2018
GGKP News
On 18-19 June 2018, the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), and the German Corporation for International Cooperation / Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) held the conference entitled, "Green Transformation and Competitive Advantage: Evidence From Developing Countries" in Bonn, Germany.
31 July 2018
Call for Papers
The call for abstracts for the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA 2019) is now open.
31 July 2018
Events
On 23-24 July 2018, UN Environment and the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) held a dialogue on "Exploring Blockchain Technology and Environmental Sustainability" to explore existing and potential applications of blockchain technology to address issues of environmental sustainability. Discussions focused on the opportunities – and implications – of applying blockchain technology to a variety of environmental issues, what we can learn from existing best practices, identifying new opportunities, and flagging possible concerns.
24 July 2018
Events
This report recounts the discussion that took place at a side-event at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) held by Green Fiscal Policy Network and Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform on the theme of "Leadership on fossil fuel subsidy reform for sustainable energy access and poverty reduction".
23 July 2018
Events

Fish is one of the most traded food commodities, and global consumption of fish and seafood has more than doubled since 1973. Over the same period, overfishing increased from 7 per cent to 33 per cent of all fish stocks.

18 July 2018
Data and Tools
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) have launched an updated and upgraded version of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Interlinkages Analysis & Visualisation Tool (V2.0) to enable a quantitative analysis of the SDG interlinkages and support SDG planning, priority-setting and more.
18 July 2018
Events

The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (

16 July 2018
Events

The Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) announced that “Financing Sustainable Development” will be the subject of its annual conference, to be held in Beirut on 8-9 November

16 July 2018
Projects & Initiatives
In the context of UNIDO’s recent series of RECP Finance workshops in India, an innovative technological solution to the growing global problem of e-waste was introduced. Recognized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, “Sanshodhan: An E-Waste Exchange”, is a Hyderabad-based startup that connects manufacturers and consumers of what becomes waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) to government-authorized, technically sound e-waste recyclers.

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