Green Growth in the GMS: Best Practices

Siem Reap, Cambodia 11th July 2017

This workshop brought together environment and other GMS officials with international experts to explore green growth opportunities in the subregion.

Topics included:

  • Green Growth Opportunities in the GMS: Setting the Context
  • Environmental Technological Innovation
  • Promoting a Transition Toward a Green Economy
  • Financial Innovation

The workshop participants also discussed emerging environmental priorities and potential investments in the subregion as identified by recent CEP country consultations as part of the CEP Phase III planning process. 

The workshop, held the day before the GMS Working Group on Environment's 23rd Annual Meeting, was the second in a series of three under the green growth theme that will be held in the lead up to the 5th GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting, scheduled for early 2018. The first was in Bangkok in March, titled “Green Growth in the GMS: Trends and Priorities.”

Presentations and other materials from the event can be downloaded below.

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