On the request of SREDA (Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Agency), CTCN through its Technical Assistance is facilitating the development of the necessary guidelines, course materials and conducting training of relevant professionals. This will support SREDA in conducting the certification examination to start developing human resources for supporting implementation of the existing EE&C (energy efficiency and conservation) plan through a national certification programme.
Capacity building and training
Capacity building and training
- Type:EventDate:Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Europe/CopenhagenCountry:Bangladesh
CTCN/UN Environment Webinar. Trade in Environmentally Sound Technologies: Implications for Developing CountriesType:WebinarDate and time:Thursday, August 29, 2019 - Thursday, August 29, 2019 Europe/CopenhagenOrganiser:
The 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement provide impetus for development, innovation and trade of Environmentally Sound Technologies (ESTs), which can serve to address pollution and climate change while creating new economic opportunities, jobs and social benefits.
- Type:NewsPublication date:
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) SDG Accelerator organized a workshop on how to enter new international markets through collaborative innovation. The event was attended by business representatives, academics and investors from all over the world.
Through technology collaboration, Ecuador’s agricultural sector is finding solutions to reduce harmful emissions and creating new income opportunitiesType:NewsPublication date:Objective:Sectors:
Worldwide, agricultural livestock contributes 7.1 gigatonnes of greenhouse gases per year. As part of its climate change commitments, Ecuador’s Ministry of Environment aimed to reduce emissions from its agriculture sector but was concerned about preserving the economic and social benefits that this industry provides. Ecuador therefore requested technical assistance from the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) to identify ways to reduce emissions from livestock that might also open up other economic opportunities.
- Type:ProductObjective:Cross-sectoral enabler:
The approach to energy improvements also involves health care professionals in activities to reduce the use of electricity. In a sequence of projects beginning in 2006, efforts have been made to involve health care professionals in this work. One of the projects involved saving energy by installing motion detectors to control lighting in different spaces.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:ArgentinaRelation to CTCN:Network Member
A successful environmental management depends on adequate incorporation of technologies, proper impact assessment and ongoing training of human resources. Centro de Investigaciones del Mar y la Atmósfera (CIMA) conducts climate related research and generates climate information to underpin the development of mitigation and adaptation strategies at national and international levels. CIMA has a team of Experts recognized by scientific excellence and a Department of Innovation and Technology that successfully engage with both private and public sectors.
- Type:EventDate:Monday, May 22, 2017 - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Europe/CopenhagenCountry:Denmark
In order to strengthen the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism and support the implementation of the Paris Agreement, decision 1/CP.21, paragraph 66 requests the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) to undertake further work relating to, inter alia:
- Technology research, development and demonstration;
- The development and enhancement of endogenous capacities and technologies.
The objectives of the Scoping Workshop were to: