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Switzerland

Official name: 

Switzerland

Country income: 
High-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Switzerland (2013)

Energy profile
  • Global Environment Centre Foundation

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    The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.

  • Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute

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    The Global CCS Institute is an international membership organisation that works to accelerate the development, demonstration and deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS), a vital technology to tackle climate change and provide energy security. CCS is used to help cut down green house gas emissions by preventing CO2 from being released into the atmosphere. The Institute was established in 2009 with initial funding from the Australian Government to accelerate the development of CCS globally.

  • Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center

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    The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) is a non-governmental organization supported by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, promoting international cooperation activities related to climate change, global environment conservation, research, capacity building, and support to various non-government related activities.

    OECC is in charge of managing the New Mechanisms Information Platform.

     

  • International Food Policy Research Institute

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    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is a research and academic type of an institution established in 1975 with the mission to provide research-based policy solutions that sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition. It provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. It is a research centre of the CGIAR Consortium, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.

     

  • RINA Consulting

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    With a history going back 150 years, the RINA Group is a global corporation that provides engineering and consultancy services, as well as testing, inspection and certification.

  • Amis de l'Afrique Francophone- Benin

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    AMAF-BENIN is a organization that was engaged in the resolution processes of the United Nations regarding 1992 International Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro and the 2000 Social Development Summit in New York. AMAF-Benin is created in 2008. AMAF-BENIN's mission is to help to address socio-economic and environmental problems in Benin, especially with regards to vulnerable people. AMAF-BENIN is especially involved in conservation of Forest and Wetlands, Biodiversity and Ecosystems.

     

  • UNFCCC NAMA Registry

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  • Quaker United Nations Office

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    QUNO staff work with people in the UN, multilateral organisations, government delegations, and non-governmental organisations, to achieve changes in international standards and practice. Quakers are known for speaking out against injustice and war - issues that are incompatible with our vision of a world in which peace and justice prevail.

  • Global e-Sustainability Initiative

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    The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) is a strategic partnership of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector and organizations committed to creating and promoting technologies and practices that foster economic, environmental and social sustainability. Formed in 2001, GeSI’s vision is a sustainable world through responsible, ICT-enabled transformation. GeSI fosters global and open cooperation, informs the public of its members’ voluntary actions to improve their sustainability performance, and promotes technologies that foster sustainable development.

  • The Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin

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