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Friday, October 25 2019 - 08:00
GGGI Wraps Up 3rd Global Green Growth Week Conference in Seoul
SEOUL, South Korea, October 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

The Global Green Growth Week 2019 (GGGW2019) concluded today in Seoul, Republic 
of Korea. The 3rd instance of the Global Green Growth Institute's (GGGI) 
flagship green growth conference gathered hundreds of participants, including 
decision-makers and experts from over 40 countries, to forward the renewable 
energy transition in support of achieving Paris Agreement commitments and SDGs. 

GGGW2019 saw the launch of a new green growth index, the adoption of a 2030 
strategy and the announcement of Mr. Ban Ki-moon's re-election as GGGI Assembly 
President and Council Chair.

Unanimously approved by GGGI's 33 Member countries on October 16, Mr. Ban's 
re-election was announced at the 8th Session of the Assembly and 12th Session 
of the Council.

GGGI's Assembly and Council also adopted the Strategy 2030; its ten-year 
strategy aiming to build a low-carbon, resilient, inclusive and sustainable 

GGGI also launched its Green Growth Index to help developing and developed 
countries track and assess green growth performance based on efficient and 
sustainable resource use, natural capital protection, green economic 
opportunities, and social inclusion. 

The Green Growth Index offers countries a chance to see how they are performing 
against common targets for green growth. These countries are scored based on a 
set of publicly available statistics from international sources. 

"What is really interesting and important about GGGI's Green Growth Index is 
that it gives countries a chance to easily track how well they are doing in 
becoming green," said Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI. "These 
kinds of performance measures are quite valuable as organizations like GGGI 
work to help countries strengthen their policies and investments in areas where 
they need the most help." 

GGGW2019 started on October 21 and included the Green Growth Knowledge 
Partnership Annual Conference, which explored the latest knowledge on the 
policy, finance, technological, and social dimensions of achieving green energy 
transformation around the world, as well as the important role of cities and 

GGGW2019 was held in conjunction with the Korea Renewable Energy Conference.

For updates on GGGW2019, please visit for more information.

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SOURCE: Global Green Growth Institute