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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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Gran Canaria to host the first GTI Observatory Summit: The island meeting of public-private global leaders

8th GTI Awards, GTI Jury takes part in the Summit to award best project with new prize: promotional video Greening the Islands (GTI) is glad to announce that the first GTI Observatory Summit – the island meeting of public-private global leaders – will take place in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, from February the 1st to …

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Islands take the lead on circular economy. Three projects win the 2nd Greening The Islands Awards, spotlighted for their replicability on other islands

Awards given to Ta’u project with Tesla in the American Samoa islands, a centre for awareness about water resources on Malta and the adoption of Zero Motorcycles’ electric bikes by a local police force. Gran Canaria and Milan, 6 December 2016 – Small islands provide a natural laboratory for the circular economy, according to the …

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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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