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EU-CTCN programme Climate Change and Security
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Brussels, 15 February 2024 The UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), hosted by UNEP, together with the European Union (EU), announced today the first countries benefitting from CTCN technical

Parties' contributions to CTCN since 2014
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12 February 2024 – Copenhagen. The European Commission launches a EUR 2 million (USD 2.1 million) grant in support of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). The project will run for the next two years to bolster technology for climate action in developing countries, with a special focus on least developing countries (LDCs) and small island developing states (SIDS). 

The CTCN is seeking experts to participate in the upcoming solicitation to provide technical assistance.
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The CTCN is seeking experts to participate in the upcoming solicitation to provide technical assistance on:

The COP28 event brought together leaders from governments, the United Nations, development cooperation agencies and business to discuss how AI can be used for transformational climate action in developing nations, while ensuring that it does not contribute to widening the digital divide caused by unequal access to technology.
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9 December, Dubai, UAE – The UN Climate Change Technology Executive Committee (TEC), together with Enterprise Neurosystem, a non-profit open-source artificial intelligence (AI) community, has launched the AI Innovation Grand Challenge to identify and support the development of AI-powered solutions for climate action in developing countries.

The launch was part of a COP28 high-level event organized by the UN Climate Change Technology Mechanism in collaboration with the COP28 Presidency.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Mechanism hosted a high-level, dedicated event to drive enhanced international cooperation on the development and deployment in developing nations of transformative technologies that are urgently required to tackle climate change.
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December 8, Dubai, UAE  The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Mechanism hosted a high-level, dedicated event to drive enhanced international cooperation on the development and deployment in developing nations of transformative technologies

Leaders, innovators, and experts from around the world have gathered at COP28 at the Technology Mechanism side event to foster innovation through collaborative climate technology RD&D.
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December 8, COP28, Dubai, UAE – Leaders, innovators, and experts from around the world have gathered at COP28 at the Technology Mechanism side event to foster innovation through collaborative climate technology RD&D.

(CTCN) announced the release of its 2022-2023 Progress Report, "Catalysing Innovation for System Transformation."
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December 5, Dubai, UAE – The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) announced the release of its 2022-2023 Progress Report, "Catalysing Innovation for System Transformation." The r

Elevating Climate Action: Global Leaders Unite at COP28 to Boost Digital Readiness in Developing Countries
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December 6, COP28, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Over 30 global leaders, policymakers, and experts attended the Digital Readiness Dialogue organized by the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism.

three representatives from the 2023 award-winning organizations accept the Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards
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December 5, COP28, Dubai, UAEToday marks a pivotal moment in our collective fight against climate change as three representatives from the 2023 award-winning organizations accept the Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards.

Climate Technology and Gender Expert Roster, an online platform designed to bridge the gap and build a more inclusive, effective and sustainable approach to addressing the global climate crisis.  
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December 4 – Amidst the resolute pursuit of solutions against climate change, a beacon of positivity and transformation emerges. The integration of gender perspectives into climate technology solutions is not only pivotal but also serves as the backbone for achieving net-zero emissions, staying within the 1.5°C limit, and promoting equitable impact.  However, it's important to note that the importance of gender perspectives extends beyond mitigation technologies, as adaptation and climate resilience are equally vital.