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Dr. Rose Mwebaza, Director, UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

The exponential growth of clean-energy access in Africa has amply demonstrated the benefits and potential of technology transfer. Now investment must be scaled up to match the level of opportunity.

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Join the Women Gender Constituency (WGC) and the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN) at the 2021 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards Ceremony. This high level event will showcase and reward gender just climate actions that are implemented on all continents and can be scaled up to attain a significant impact.

The ceremony will take place on the 8th of November, Monday, 16:45-18:00 at the Climate Change Conference COP26. 

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The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of developing more resilient, inclusive, equitable and sustainable societies and economies that are capable of withstanding future crises, natural disasters, and other potential threats.

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The Ministry of Science and ICT of the Republic of Korea, Incheon Metropolitan city, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) signed an arrangement to establish the first UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) Partnership and Liaison Office, to be located in the Republic of Korea. Ms. Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Ms. Lim Hyesook, Minister of Science and ICT and Mr. Namchoon Park, Mayor of Incheon city, signed the agreement.

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The FTxSDG Challenge, powered by the Financial Times and Seedstars, has a mission to empower impact-driven entrepreneurs in emerging markets through a startup competition split in thematic challenges based on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

The SDGs themes are:

 

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The UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) invited its National Designated Entities (NDEs) or one of its nominees to attend a five-week interactive online course focusing on blockchain solutions and other emerging technologies for global climate action. The course is taking place from the end of September to the end of October 2021 and is organized together with the Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI).

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The Republic of Korea and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) signed a host country agreement today in support of technology development and transfer to combat climate change and build resilient societies.

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The UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) has been assisting Lao PDR in different areas in addressing climate change: developing a power to gas masterplan in Laos; designing ecosystem-based solutions for building urban resilience, and

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Adis Abbaba does not have proper public transport to cope with the existing demand. The associated rise in emissions is already apparent and will become more critical as the number of vehicles using the road network increase. Ethiopia plans to implement Transit Oriented Development (TOD) to facilitate sustainable urban development through low carbon transportation. TOD areas are designated in a pedestrian-oriented manner and bring together housing, transportation and jobs.

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are jointly hosting the ZERO-AND LOW-EMISSION INNOVATION FORUM from 27 to 29 September 2021, supported by the Government of Norway.

This event will bring together a wide range of stakeholders to promote inclusive innovation towards maritime decarbonization with the focus on developing countries, particularly Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS).