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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

  • Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence PJSC

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    United Arab Emirates
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence is a unique collaboration between the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and the UNDP harnessing the green growth potential of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It strives to provide niche consultancy services for energy efficiency projects, carbon management strategies, Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, knowledge transfer, national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and knowledge products in the UAE.

  • Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy: More renewable energy capacity for less money

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date:
    Objective:
    Cross-sectoral enabler:

    REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy. 

    Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 gigawatts (GW) installed, increasing total global capacity by almost 9% over 2015, to nearly 2,017 GW. Solar PV accounted for around 47% of the capacity added, followed by wind power at 34% and hydropower at 15.5%. 

  • Boosting Climate Action with Technology Innovation: Special Event to Help Implement Paris Agreement at SB46

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date:
    Objective:

    On 12 May, high-level experts from around the world will convene at a special one-day event to explore how innovation can significantly boost the deployment of climate technologies at scale.

    These experts (see the list below) will share their experiences in stimulating innovation for addressing climate change.

    Organized by the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee during the 8-18 May Bonn Climate Change Conference, the event will reinforce the importance of innovation and inspire countries and organizations to enhance their climate efforts.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: United Arab Emirates

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date:

    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • INDC of United Arab Emirates

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type of National plan:
    Country:
    United Arab Emirates

    In the post-2020 period the United Arab Emirates will continue to expand its ambitious actions to limit emissions and improve resilience through economic diversification, in accordance with Decisions 1/CP.19 and 1/CP.20. The UAE’s actions are based on a strategy of economic diversification that will yield mitigation and adaptation cobenefits, consistent with the approach adopted under Decision 24/CP.18. To this end, the UAE will pursue a portfolio of actions, including an increase of clean energy to 24% of the total energy mix by 2021.

  • 5th CTCN Advisory Board Meeting

    Type: 
    Event
    Date:
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - Thursday, April 16, 2015 Europe/Copenhagen
    Country:
    Denmark

    The first meeting of 2015 for the Climate Technology Centre and Network Advisory Board.