CTCN organized its Regional Forum for Nationally Designated Entities of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) on August 20, 2018, in Montevideo, Uruguay, as part of the LAC Climate Week (August 20-23, 2018). Thirty-six participants from 21 countries attended the Forum. CTCN invited NDEs from LAC countries and selected network members. It also supported NDEs to participate in the LAC Climate Week for the full week. The main objective of the forum was to share experiences and best practices from CTCN technical assistance in the region, strengthening collaborations and enhancing linkages with other mechanisms under the convention and create networking opportunities by displaying innovative climate technologies that respond to country priorities and support them in meeting their Nationally Determined Contributions.
The objectives were to:
Present the latest development of CTCN services to developing countries in the region and intra-regional sharing of experiences and best practices from technical assistance in LAC.
Present the linkage between the CTCN support and the Technology Needs Assessment (TNAs) / Technology Action Plans (TAPs).
Provide inputs to TEP and Talanoa Dialogue in a manner that promotes enhanced ambition