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Launched by the European Commission Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), SWITCH to Green is a Flagship Initiative linking complementary programmes to improve the overall coherence, coordination and visibility of existing and future EU-funded international cooperation initiatives on green economy.

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04.10.2018

New reference document on ‘The inclusive green economy in EU development cooperation’.

The European Commission Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development just released a new Reference Document  in the Tools and Methods series, entitled The inclusive green economy in EU development cooperation – An innovative approach at the intersection of the EU’s Planet, People and Prosperity objectives. The document responds to calls for more guidance on the green economy and on lessons learnt, received during the recent evaluation of EU international cooperation on sustainable consumption and production. It aims to promote a better understanding of the green economy, give policy and operational guidance and present best practices.

20.07.2018

Inside the SWITCH side-event at High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The EU SWITCH programme: A contribution to SDG12 and the Implementation of the 10YFP Organised by the SWITCH to Green Facility, in collaboration with three SWITCH partner countries (Uganda, Thailand and Jordan), the SWITCH Regional Programmes (Asia, Mediterranean and Africa), and the One Planet Network, the event discussed the importance of Sustainable Consumption and Production […]

05.07.2018

New SECTOR INDICATOR GUIDANCE on Green Economy

The publication has been developed by DEVCO Unit 05 “Results and Business Processes” jointly with DEVCO Thematic Units. Aimed at all colleagues involved in the preparation of action documents and project documents it offers a handy tool to develop solid logical framework matrices. It identifies clear and measurable results statements that are in line with […]

04.07.2018

Side event: GLOBAL CIRCULAR ECONOMY FOR AN INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

16 July 2018, 1:15 – 2:30 pm UNHQ Conference Room 5   SAVE THE DATE   The EU is actively implementing its Circular Economy Action Plan, with a new set of measures adopted in 2018, including a Europe-wide Strategy for Plastics, while also highlighting the international dimension of the circular economy. The 2017 European Consensus […]

29.06.2018

SWITCH side-event at High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

In collaboration with three SWITCH partner countries (Uganda, Kingdom of Thailand and Jordan), the SWITCH Africa Green, SWITCH-Asia, and SwitchMed programmes, and the One Planet Network/10YFP Secretariat, the EU SWITCH to Green Facility is organising the event “The SWITCH programmes: A global contribution to SDG12 on Sustainable Consumption & Production and the implementation of the […]



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