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The GTI Observatory launches new committee focused on the islands’ private sector, green economy and local jobs

Representatives of business associations from Canary Islands, Philippines, Aeolian islands, and Mauritius join the Island Companies Committee’s Advisory Board A new committee focused on the islands’ private sector was launched on Wednesday at INSULEUR’s General Assembly which took place on June the 28th in Brussels, Belgium, at the European Economic and Social Committee of the …

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One for the ages: the GTI Observatory Summit of Gran Canaria leaves a mark on global island action

The first GTI Observatory Summit that recently took place in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, represented a crucial stepping stone for global island action, redefining and upscaling ambitions. The whole GTI Observatory network mobilized to join forces to create a sustainable future for islands worldwide. Islands stakeholders, utility companies, energy and water authorities, global industry associations, …

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The first GTI Observatory Summit kicks off in Gran Canaria to consolidate leading committees and outline action-oriented agenda towards COP28

Island representatives, global industry associations, international institutions and authorities from all sectors of the circular economy from the GTI network gathered to strengthen cooperation and support the launch of the first Observatory Report Greening the Islands (GTI) is glad to announce that the first GTI Observatory Summit went live in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. The …

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Greening the Islands and the Gozo Regional Development Authority consolidate cooperation for Gozo’s decarbonization

The Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) and Greening The Islands (GTI) have been engaged for the past year and now look forward to strengthening their cooperation through a Framework Collaboration Agreement that will allow a more coordinated approach in areas that are in line with the GRDA’s work of formulating, streamlining and helping in the …

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At Greening the Islands Observatory meeting priority solutions are identified for Gozo as it aims towards reaching carbon neutrality by 2030

Global experts, local stakeholders and community establish a task force for Gozo to implement the island’s sustainable transition, coordinated by GRDA with GTI support Find all the information about the event at this link: GTI Observatory island meeting – Gozo 2022   The GTI Observatory organized a high-level meeting in Gozo (Malta) on 26-27 May, …

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Appeal made from Greening the Islands conference: “Time has run out – many islands risk disappearing because of climate change”

Greening the Islands is launched, an app to head off climate change on islands by promoting and spreading innovation. Conference being held on Gran Canaria, Spain, on 2-3 December 2016 Gran Canaria, Spain, 3 December 2016 – Time has run out and islands risk disappearing because of the effects of climate change. Institutions at an …

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Greening the Islands, zero-emission islands tackle the joint challenges of climate change and migration

A two-day exchange of best practices from the Canary Islands, Samsø, Azores, Malta, Balearics and Greek, Italian and Croatian islands. Greening the Islands Awards to recognise the best projects for improvements in island life. Gran Canaria, 2-3 December 2016   Milan & Gran Canaria, 22 November 2016 – The dual emergency of climate change and …

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Islands call for investments to test solutions against climate change

Valletta, 3 November 2015 – Islands are calling on national governments and international organisations to support their plans to ‘go green’, because their remote location makes them ideal testing grounds for innovative, climate-friendly solutions. The ‘Greening the Islands’ conference, focused on sustainability challenges concerning mobility, energy and water, saw the active participation of delegations from Malta, …

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Islands “on the front line” require urgent consideration amid pressures of climate change, migration and water stress

Greening the Islands conference opens in Malta to raise awareness of issues of energy, water and mobility and share best practices Half a million islands in the world need to be taken into consideration about the consequences from climate change Green infrastructure successfully deployed in Malta port Valletta, 29 October 2015 – Adopting more sustainable policies …

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Small islands coming together in Malta to call on Paris summit to be considered as climate change laboratories

Islands to issue joint paper at Greening the Islands conference seeking clear global framework as a way to support renewable and sustainable solutions Group includes islands aiming for 100% renewable status and going “fossil free” as well as leaders in water desalination and sustainable mobility This unique event will host Malta\’s National Conference on promotion of electric …

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