The CTCN Forum was an occasion to develop and strengthen the regional network of NDEs and their relationship with other technology stakeholders, with a view to identify matchmaking opportunities to CTCN requests or other climate technology activities. Participants discussed the Paris Outcome in relation to Technology Transfer and Technology Mechanism, linkages between the Technology and Finance Mechanism; as well as shared experiences on set up and activities of NDEs at national level and use of CTCN Technical Assistance.
The CTCN Regional Forum for Latin America (Spanish speaking countries) is taking place in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on 30 November - 2 December 2016, in parallel with an event of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The meeting was attended by the Minister of Environment of Honduras, there were organized small group discussions between National Designated Authorities (NDAs) and CTCN National Designated Entities (NDEs). Participants highlighted the importance of GCF and CTCN, and linkages between the two organizations.