GREEN ECONOMY GREEN GROWTH
GEGG (not for profit) ASSOCIATION MYANMAR.
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR GREENING, CoE-G
ASEAN INSTITUTE FOR GREEN ECONOMY, AIGE
THE GREEN ECONOMY GREEN GROWTH, GEGG (not for profit) ASSOCIATION, MYANMAR.
A mechanism to catalyze and promote holistic and integrated concepts, principles, strategies, actions and private public academia collaboration for greening, drawing upon state of the art technology, science and management practices as well as traditional knowledge. The GEGG mobilize resources, in funds and in-kind for its collaborative activities.
The GEGG (not for profit) Association provides the symbiosis platform for the Center of Excellence for Greening, CoE-G expanding complex and support and host offices for the ASEAN Institute for Green Economy, AIGE.
The Center of Excellence for Greening, CoE-G.
The CoE-G currently has the following facilities
The Green Sustainable Resilient Smart GSRS Innovation Laboratory. This is conceived, designed and will be built with state of the art technology, engineering and building materials to meet international standards of energy and resource conservation and efficiencies, sustainability, resilience and smart features. The GSRS will be constantly upgraded as and when new and improved technologies and materials become available. The building will incorporate relevant traditional knowledge and distinctive Myanmar architectural features.
THE ASEAN INSTITUTE FOR GREEN ECONOMY, AIGE.
The Work-in Progress Note on “AIGE Vision Mission, Collaborative Work Plan Framework and Implementation” by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the Ministry of Education Department of Research and Innovation, and GEGG in Attachment 1 was presented at the ASEAN Inter-Secretariat Retreat on 13 & 14 February 2017, Bali, Indonesia.
The Note includes the AIGE Mandates, Terms of Reference and proposed 5-year Collaborative Work plan Framework that consists of Five Components each with Six Elements. Chairman’s Statement of the 25th ASEAN Summit: “Moving Forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community” Nay Pyi Taw, 12 November 2014 “66. We welcomed the launching of the ASEAN Institute for Green Economy (AIGE) in Myanmar to spur collaboration in sustainable development and greening the regional economy. We looked forward to the AIGE to serve as a centre of excellence on Green Economy, being responsive to regional environmental, climate and economic issues, and contributing to building capacity, fostering research, catalysing and facilitating green technologies, improving management practices and promoting national and international cooperation.”
The ToR includes “Article 10 Scientific and Technical Personality. The Scientific and Technical Personality of the Institute shall be established with the cooperation of the Centre of Excellence of Greening, CoE-G of the Green Economy Green Growth “
The AIGE Collaborative Work Plan Framework would be elaborated and presented at the AIGE Inception and Scoping Meeting of ASEAN Member States and Development Partners planned for the last quarter of this year.
The AIGE will be a major contribution to the ASEAN Golden Jubilee Year 2017 and beyond, catalyzing and fostering innovation and transformational cooperation in strategies and applications supported by state of the art science and technology research, demonstration and capacity building facilities, for the greening of economy of Myanmar and ASEAN.