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SWITCH to Green works with various EU actors to enhance international progress towards green transition. Through technical assistance, including information and capacity building, the SWITCH to Green Facility assists EU Delegations and Directorates in effecting an inclusive green economy. The Facility works closely with EU DG International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO) units to assist them in identifying, formulating, monitoring and coordinating actions promoting an inclusive green economy.

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30.06.2020

New publication to accelerate green procurement

Public agencies around the world have realized that public procurement is not a mere administrative procedure but a powerful instrument that can be leveraged to achieve the sustainability goals of the organization.  This strategic use of public procurement has been recognised as key to the global effort for sustainability, important enough to have a specific target […]

25.06.2020

SWITCH-Asia supports creative campaign in Myanmar addressing environmental impact

The SWITCH-Asia Programme joins the Doh Gabar campaign to raise awareness in Myanmar about the urgent need to take action against climate change and protect the world’s environment. The six-week multimedia digital exhibition features  the creative works of Myanmar visual artists, celebrities, and eco-champions. On biodiversity, climate change, forestry, air pollution, as well as single […]

23.06.2020

Green recovery remains high on the agenda

The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) presents a COVID 19 hub consisting of a data observatory, analytic tools and covid updates from partner organisations. As attention turns to managing the economic fallout from COVID-19, national and global recovery plans will determine if future threats to human wellbeing, to our economies and to the […]

12.06.2020

Global institutions unite for a green and fair COVID recovery

On World Environment Day, 5th June 2020, global institutions working on development, labour and environment have united around key actions for spurring a green, just and transformative recovery.  The COVID-19 crisis is exacerbating existing global inequalities within and between countries and communities, while exposing how vulnerable our socio-economic systems are to external shocks. The Partners […]

11.06.2020

Farm to Fork Strategy adopted – for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system

Adopted on 20th May, the Farm to Fork Strategy[1] is at the heart of the Green Deal. It addresses comprehensively the challenges of sustainable food systems and recognizes the inextricable links between healthy people, healthy societies and a healthy planet. The increasing recurrence of droughts, floods, forest fires and new pests are a constant reminder […]



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