Presentation on theme: "Pathways for Inclusive Green Growth in Cambodia"— Presentation transcript:
1 Pathways for Inclusive Green Growth in Cambodia G20 Development Working Group (DWG) workshop on Inclusive green growth 7 July 2013 Moscow, RussiaPathways for Inclusive Green Growth in CambodiaBy H.E. Dr. CHHUN VannakSecretary of StateSecretary-General & Memberof National Council on Green GrowthMinistry of EnvironmentKINGDOM OF CAMBODIA
2 OUTLINE Concept of Inclusive Green Growth Green Growth Pathways: Cambodia National Green Growth Roadmap; Green Growth Institutionalization; National Policy and Strategy on Green GrowthInclusive Green Growth ImplementationWay Forward
3 I. Concept of Inclusive Green Growth Inclusive green growth is vital to Cambodia’s preservation of natural resources and achievement of its national sustainable development goals.Inclusive green growth in Cambodia is focused on coherently integrating economic growth into comprehensive development of the country with the right balance of environmental sustainability, social progress, poverty alleviation and cultural heritage conservation.Inclusive Green Growth: to ensure the accelerated achievement of sustainable development and poverty eradication of the country.
4 II. Green Growth Pathways The Green Growth Roadmap lays out seven key priority accesses:Access to water resources management and sanitationAccess to food security (agriculture) and non‐chemical productsAccess to sustainable land‐useAccess to renewable energy and energy efficiencyAccess to information and knowledgeAccess to means for better mobilityAccess to finance and investments
5 II. Green Growth Pathways: Green Growth Institutionalization The Government has established the National Council on Green Growth (NCGG) and the General Secretariat for Green Growth (GSGG), built on the existing National Green Growth Secretariat and Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Green Growth.The NCGG, with the assistance of the GSGG; to decide upon policy, strategy, action plans and programs; GSGG to prepare policy, strategy, action plans, programs and law for the NCGG and coordinate the implementation of green growth.
6 II. Green Growth Pathways To strike a balance of economic development with environment, society, culture and sustainable use of national natural resources through integration, matching and adaptation, as well as harmonization between the principle of green growth and national policy.To enhance the well-being and livelihood of all people in harmonization with ecological safety through green growth, based on a green economy, a blue economy, environmental protection, a social safety net system, and the upholding of national cultural identity.
7 II. Green Growth Pathways Green Investment and Green Jobs CreationGreen Economy Management in balance with EnvironmentBlue Economy Development with SustainabilityGreen Environment and Natural Resources ManagementHuman Resources Development and Green EducationEffective Green Technology ManagementPromotion of a Green Social Safety SystemUphold and Protection of Green Cultural Heritage and National IdentityGood Governance on Green Growth
8 III. Inclusive Green Growth Implementation The Government’s effective Win-Win Strategy: peace, political stability and macroeconomic stability.Overall stability: GDP growth averaging around 10% per year in ; 6%-7% for ; 7.3% in 2012.Reducing poverty rate to 20% in 2012 and by 1% per year according to the government’s target.The country exported 0.5 million tons of rice in 2012 & expects to export 1 million tons of rice in 2015.Executing roadmap, green growth policy & strategy.Enhancing multilateral cooperation on IGG: OECD, GGGI, UNEP, UNDESA, UNESCAP, UNDP, ADB, WB
9 Multilateral Cooperation on Green Growth Cambodia: a Founding Member of the GGGI; Also, Ratified Law on GGGI Agreement in Feb
11 IV. Way ForwardRaise awareness on inclusive green growth at national and sub-national levels; increase capacity building on IGG.Mobilize domestic financial resources and human resources for the implementation of IGG.Promote balanced integration of economic, environmental, social and cultural dimensions into the overall development of Cambodia.Increase green investments through the enhanced public-private partnership.Increase green technology transfer.Need further support from OECD in Cambodia’s IGG.
12 Thank you for your kind attention. ConclusionInclusive green growth is a means to achieve sustainable development in Cambodia across economic, environmental, social and cultural dimensions.Enhance implementation of national policy, strategy and programs, following an Inclusive Green Growth approach.Mainstream green growth in NSDP and in all developmental sectors.Develop indicators and targets in measuring Green Growth performance.Establish Law on Green Growth.Thank you for your kind attention.