Philippine Embassy Meets with the Global Green Growth Institute's Philippine Team

By: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, SEOUL

19 January 2024, Seoul. Philippine Ambassador Theresa Dizon-de Vega called on the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Country Representative in the Philippines Marcel J. Silvius and the GGGI Philippines Country Team on 15 January 2024 to discuss the progress of the GGGI's Philippine Country Program and future collaboration on climate and sustainability projects.

Mr. Silvius briefed Ambassador Dizon-de Vega on the ongoing projects in the portfolio as well as plans for further partnership in key areas for cooperation particularly in focus areas such as building a climate resilient agriculture value chain, Solar PV, Green Industries, Climate Action, and Waste Management.

GGGI likewise presented the various projects in the Philippines in the National Capital Region, Bataan, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Surigao del Sur, and Dinagat Islands.

Ambassador Dizon-de Vega thanked the GGGI for its continued active engagement in the Philippines supported by a number of mechanisms such as its partnership with the Climate Change Commission (CCC), MOUs with local government partners, and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). She re-affirmed the Philippines' commitment to working closely with GGGI on the Philippines transition to towards greater climate resiliency and inclusive green growth. END