Since 2014, every year the Government of Japan has hosted the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF), gathering international leading figures tackling climate change through technological innovation in Tokyo, Japan.Initiated by Japan’s former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, ICEF brings the world’s best minds together to solve the 21st century’s greatest environmental challenges.
25 September, 14:00-15:00 (CET)
Special Webinar Series
Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development In the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is assisting Jamaica with the identification of a multidisciplinary research and technological development (R&TD) agenda that incorporates collaboration with academia, R&TD centers and the private sector. The aim is to support the achievement of climate change targets in the key sectors identified in relevant policy frameworks, including the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and the National Development Plan – Vision 2030.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is helping Sri Lanka to establish a “climate-smart” city framework in close cooperation with the city stakeholders in the municipality. The first part that was related to development of an urban adaptation action plan on water scarcity and heat stress for Kurunegala has been completed based on pro-bono support from the Government of the Republic of Korea.
IRENA Innovation Week 2020
05 – 08 October 2020 |Virtual
The EPIC-Network (EPIC-N), a partner of the Global Adaptation Network (GAN), connects communities with universities to build climate-resilience in respective local cities, using its own unique model that links university resources with real city needs.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) participated at the virtual workshop on the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) revision and enhancement in the Pacific. The event was held by the Regional Pacific NDC Hub and it was attended by 15 countries to increase the knowledge and understanding of NDC enhancement—the what, why and how.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is assisting Antigua and Barbuda in building a circular economy and reducing emissions in the waste sector.
Powering Equality: Women’s entrepreneurship transforming Asia’s energy sector is an initiative by the joint UN Environment Programme-UN Women project- EmPower: Women for Climate-Resilient Societies. It captures the evidence and lessons that make the policy and business case for investing in women-led energy enterprises and supply chains.