Join the Network


The CTCN is actively seeking Network members from all geographic regions with an array of sector experience. The Network membership is cost-free. It provides access to a diverse global community of climate technology users, providers and financiers under the umbrella of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism.


To facilitate the Network application process, the CTCN has recently launched an online Network application form. It has been designed to guide you through every step of the process and ensure increased effectiveness and transparency. You will be able to monitor the status of your application at any time through the created Network member account. Once registered as a Network member, your organization becomes eligible to participate in CTCN activities.

Membership Benefits

Join us and gain access to Network member only benefits



Commercial opportunities:

Pre-qualified access to competitive bidding for delivery of CTCN technical assistance (TA) to developing countries.




Global visibility through a knowledge platform on which Network members can showcase their experiences and success stories, relevant events, publications, reports and tools.




Network and outreach opportunities with national decision-makers and thought leaders, as well as other Network members to expand partnership opportunities and learn about emerging activities and areas of practice.

Network membership criteria

  • One of the following institutional structures: national technology centre or institution; regional climate technology centre or network; intergovernmental, international, regional or sector organization, partnership or initiative that contributes to technology deployment and transfer; or research, academic, financial, non- governmental, private sector or public sector organization, partnership or initiative. NDEs are de facto members of the CTN.

  • Demonstrated capability in initiatives aimed at development, transfer and deployment of climate technologies applicable for developing countries, including expertise in policy, capacity building and/or investment.

  • Operational and organizational stability, as evidenced by financial, human and other resources relative to their mandate and size that could reasonably be deemed sufficient to deliver the organization’s mandate.

  • A pledge to comply with the CTCN code of Conduct.

Online Membership application process

Follow the steps below to apply for your Network membership. We look forward to welcoming you in our Network.


Creation of Network member account

To start the application process, you will need to create a Network member account on the CTCN website. Once the account has been successfully created, you will receive a welcome email with further instructions. Please use the hyperlink provided in the body of our email to set your password and to complete the process of creating the Network member account.


Creation of Network membership application

Congratulations, the Network member account has been set up! You can start creating your Network membership application form. Please complete all the mandatory sections of the application and upload the requested documents. Once the minimum required information is provided, you can save your application and complement/complete it at a later stage.


Final submission

Before proceeding with the final submission, please review your application and ensure that the provided information is accurate. Once you have submitted your application, you cannot make changes to it. Saved applications will be stored in our system for four months. If you don’t proceed with the final submission within this period, the application will be deleted from our system.


Monitoring status of your application

You can monitor the status of your application at any time from your Network member account in the menu “Network member application status”. During the process, additional information may be requested if needed to complete the assessment. You will be notified by email of this change in the application status. To provide the requested information, you will need to sign in to your Network member account and edit your membership application.


Final decision

Once the review and assessment process has been completed, an assessment opinion will be forwarded to the CTCN Director for a final decision. If the decision is favorable, your application status will change from “Waiting for director’s approval” to “Membership granted”. You will be notified by email regarding the outcome of your Network membership application within five working days of the final decision date.

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