Country Updates:

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Burkina Faso: The government has finalized the PAGE-supported National Green Economy Strategy (NGES) and will be submitting the document for Government adoption in the coming weeks. 

Ghana: The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation and the Environmental Protection Agency, with support from PAGE, held a National Dialogue on Decent Work and “Just Transition” to a Sustainable Economy and Society for all on 24 January. The event brought together government agencies, trade unions, the Ghana Employers’ Association, academia, development partners and civil society organizations.

Guyana: The Advisory Committee of the Green State Development Strategy has recently been launched, and the strategy will be developed over the coming months. PAGE is building partnerships with WWF, Conservation International, the University of Guyana and others in support of the forthcoming strategy

Kyrgyz Republic: On 1 February, the Parliament of Kyrgyz Republic adopted a decree to promote the image of Kyrgyz Republic as a country of green economy. This decree was initiated by 11 members of parliament, who have also suggested to create a parliamentary commission to further integrate green economy principles in the country. 

Mauritius: PAGE is conducting a Green Economy Learning Assessment to assess the public sector learning needs on green economy. Face to face interviews with key stakeholders are currently underway. 

Mongolia: The PAGE-supported Orthon Aimag Development Vision document was approved and publicly presented on 25th January 2018.

Senegal: Senegal has hosted several events during Green Economy Days from 20-21 February