Capacity building and training
Capacity building and training
- Type:EventDate:- Asia/Seoul
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Artificial Intelligence for Climate Action: an initiative by the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism towards achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement
The UNFCCC Technology Mechanism is setting in motion an initiative to explore the potential role of artificial intelligence as a powerful technological tool in advancing and scaling up transformative climate solutions for mitigation, adaptation, and resilience, particularly for the most vulnerable communities.
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The UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) invited its National Designated Entities (NDEs) or one of its nominees to attend a five-week interactive online course focusing on blockchain solutions and other emerging technologies for global climate action. The course is taking place from the end of September to the end of October 2021 and is organized together with the Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI).
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:FranceRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
Founded in 1976, GRET is an international NGO under French law that brings together development professionals. It acts from the field to the political level to fight against poverty and inequality by providing sustainable and innovative responses for the development of the soil. Active in 28 countries in 2019, GRET has 14 permanent offices, mainly in Asia and Africa.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:MexicoRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
CAPSUS is an international mission-oriented consulting firm specialized in empowering best practices in sustainability, resilience and energy efficiency by merging evidence-based knowledge with technology. CAPSUS services include policy design and assessment tools related to climate change adaptation and mitigation, air quality, energy efficiency and generation, housing, urban development, waste and water management, and participatory and capacity building platforms related to these areas.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:MexicoRelation to CTCN:Network Member
WRI Mexico is one of two Latin American offices of WRI, a global research organization, committed to providing high quality information and knowledge products. WRI México focuses on five topics: climate, cities, forests, energy, and the ocean and works with federal and local governments and the private sector to increase climate ambition in Mexico.
- Type:EventDate:- 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:
- Type:WebinarDate and time:- 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:OrganisationCountry of registration:Costa RicaRelation to CTCN:Network Member
INCAE Business School is a private, non-profit, multinational, higher education organization devoted to teaching and research endeavors in the fields of business and economics since 1964. With more than 50 years of experience in Latin America, INCAE has graduated 79 full-time MBA programs and 69 Executive MBA programs.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:EcuadorRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
CITIC is a for-profit Foundation that since 2004 is determined to create important changes to achieve a more sustainable, creative and inclusive world through research, knowledge, the arts, and the proper use of technologies.