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Circular economy
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The world is now 8.6% circular. Explore how countries can close the global circularity gap here.

The Circularity Gap Reporting Initiative is an initiative of Circle Economy, an impact organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to the circular economy.

Renewable energy
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is seeking experts for the implementation of the following technical assistance:

Enabling Readiness for Capacity Building on Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV in Timor-Leste.  

Deadline to express the interest: 1 February, 2021

Cities
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Cities cover 3% of the earth’s land surface yet they create more than 70% of all carbon emissions. To keep global temperature increases to 1.5°C or below, cities have to achieve net-zero. This report provides a global framework and recommends an integrated energy approach, defined as “systemic efficiency”, as a solution to the current environmental, economic, health and social crises. Systemic efficiency encompasses clean electrification, smart digital technology, and efficient buildings and infrastructure, along with a circular economy approach to water, waste and materials.

Water
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is assisting Myanmar to investigate the gravity‐driven membrane (GDM) technology as an adaptation measure for safe drinking water supply to rural communities. 

CTCN Network
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10 new institutions joined the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in January. Through its Network, the CTCN mobilises policy and technical expertise to deliver technology solutions, capacity building and implementation advice to developing countries. Network members gain pre-qualification to compete for CTCN technical assistance contracts.

Azerbaijan
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Lack of harmonised methodologies for undertaking climate change related assessments, including Vulnerability Impact Assessment studies, inspired Azerbaijan to contact the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN).

CTCN
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Boundless Podcast presents the Infinite Leaders series, where they are exploring how Digital Transformation, Data and Artificial Intelligence can promote, provide engagement and deliver environmental sustainability.

The idea of data being the new oil is outdated, but still there’s companies holding onto data and information that when shared will be extremely useful in solving global problems. This data, in the hands of the right people will absolutely transform systems.” Rose Mwebaza

Lebanon
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The Climate Technology Centre is seeking proposals for the implementation of the technical assistance in Lebanon: Development of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling program for electric motors, transformers, washing machines and TVs.

Deadline to express the interest: 24 January 2021.

Vanuatu
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is seeking proposals to provide technical support in preparing the feasibility study for the low emission land transport sector in Vanuatu.

Deadline for applications: 22 January 2021, 17:00 (Vienna time)

Please see more information in the documents attached below. 

LAC
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Esta semana se celebró la reunión preparatoria de alto nivel para el lanzamiento de la Coalición de Economía Circular en América Latina y el Caribe, que será liderada por: