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Bhutan

Bhutan

  • Reducing GHG Emissions from Transport by Improving Public Transport Systems through Capacity Building and Use of Technology

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
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    Completed
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    This technical assistance advances

    • Bhutan's Nationally Determined Contribution and its strategy for promotion of low carbon transport systems. 
    • Transport development and management goals of the Department of Transport as envisaged in the Bhutan Transport 2040: Integrated Strategic Vision and the 11th Five Year Plan of the Department.
    • Sustainable Development Goals:
      • 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure 
      • 11: Sustainable cities and communities
  • CTCN Regional Forum for Asia

    Type: 
    Event
    Date:
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Europe/Copenhagen
    Country:
    Thailand

    Event providing rich networking opportunities to our National Designated Entities based in Asia.

  • CTCN Regional Forum for Asia

    Type: 
    Event
    Date:
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Europe/Copenhagen
    Country:
    Thailand

    Event providing rich networking opportunities to our National Designated Entities based in Asia.

  • 2016 CTCN Progress Report launched: Global Climate Commitments in Action

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    News
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    COPENHAGEN, DENMARK November 4, 2016 – Press release

    2016 CTCN Progress Report launched. Developing country trends in climate technology transfer needs presented.

    In year 3 of its operations, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) reports that demand for technology transfer in support of achieving countries' national commitments is growing rapidly. 

  • Status of Glaciers in the Indus Basin

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    Publication
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    The Hindu Kush Himalayan region encompasses an area of 4.2 million km2 of hills and mountains in the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan. With its vast expanses of snow and ice, the region it is known as the water tower of Asia, which is being significantly affected by climate change. The meltwater from Himalayan snow and ice feeds 10 large river systems of South Asia: the Amu Darya, Brahmaputra, Ganges, Indus, Irrawaddy, Mekong, Salween, Tarim, Yangtze and Yellow Rivers.

  • UNFCCC Conference: Technology Transfer Insights from the Technology Mechanism

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    News
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    Following the Paris Agreement, the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN) and the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) emphasized a focus on enhancement of endogenous capacities and technologies, RD&D, and climate technology financing. Both arms of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism were represented at an event on climate technologies on 19 May at the UN climate change conference in Bonn to provide an overview of technology transfer in both the policy and implementation arenas.  

  • UNEP: Forests to cover one quarter of China in country’s bid to build “eco-civilization”

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    News
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    Almost one quarter of China will be covered in forest by 2020 if the country succeeds in its mission towards building an “eco-civilization”, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds.

    The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the first universally binding climate change agreement signed last year in Paris have renewed hopes that the world can shift to a low-carbon economy that uses natural resources more efficiently and fosters green economic growth.