Climate Technology Centre and Network

The CTCN is the implementation arm of the Technology Mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and is hosted by the UN Environment Programme. The Centre promotes the accelerated transfer of environmentally sound technologies for low carbon and climate resilient development at the request of developing countries. The CTC provides technology solutions, capacity building and advice on policy, legal and regulatory frameworks tailored to the needs of individual countries by harnessing the expertise of a global network of technology companies and institutions.

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Introducing the 3rd Programme of Work

The CTCN’s third programme of work aims to enhance transformational impact and scale across its core service areas through two proven technology enablers and five system transformations. With this new programme, the CTCN acknowledges the need to rapidly accelerate the shift towards climate resilience and emissions reduction. It will continue delivering on its mandate to respond to country-driven requests with a focus on strengthening developing country capacity to address technology challenges and opportunities for adaptation and mitigation.

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CTCN around the world


Network spotlight

Mitiga Solutions (Mitiga) is a firm specialized in evaluating and mitigating the impacts of social and natural hazards (volcanic eruptions, wildfires, etc.) with both a single- and multi- hazard perspectives.

Metroeconomica is an independent consulting group specialised in conducting research using the spectrum of social scientific research methods in a range of policy domains, but particularly in sustainability policy and environmental economics.

Tetra Tech delivers best-in-class energy consulting services to power low-carbon development for our clients worldwide.

The GCCA is the trusted, authoritative platform and voice for the cement and concrete sector across the world.

WaterSprint is an independent knowledge company active where water, climate and agriculture domains meet IT innovations.