The representatives of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) will participate at the international exhibition of environmental equipment, technologies and services Pollutec 2018 in Lyon, France, 27-30 November. The conference is a major event, bringing together 73,000 professionals from 128 countries, to support access to environmental solutions, innovation and develop technology cooperation.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) assisted Cote D’Ivoire in developing an air pollution reduction strategy in Abidjan district. This assistance involved the creation of a map of air quality monitoring equipment and areas at particular risk; a draft framework and guidelines for the development of appropriate air quality regulations; a strategy for air quality monitoring; and an air quality management plan with technology recommendations.
Identified innovative solutions in adaptation to climate change
The Regional NAP Expo, the first held in Latin America, addressed the latest advances in the region in terms of innovation in adapting to climate change. More than 120 international guests participated in plenary sessions and dialogues with prominent spokespersons in the areas of cities, agriculture or financing. CTCN has co-sponsored the participation of some experts.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is hosting a training workshop on climate finance on 29 October – 1 November in Tunis, Tunisia. The training workshop is co-organised with the African Development Bank and with UNEP-DTU Partnership.