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  • Video: CTCN Director on private sector engagement

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    News
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 13 March 2018

    How are the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) helping to mobilize business action? Please see DNV GL interview with Climate Technology Centre and Network Director Jukka Uosukainen on the importance of the SDGs, the Paris Agreement, and how business can engage in climate solutions.

  • Deadline extended: CTCN Secondment Programme, roster for 2018

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    News
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 13 March 2018

    The CTCN Secondment Programme offers two secondment positions and is currently accepting applications for 2018 (deadline: 26 March). The Centre aims to establish a roster of experts. 

  • Women and cleantech: over 300 new information resources now available

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    News
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 8 March 2018
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    The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) presents a new feature on its website dedicated to gender and clean technologies.

    Women, as well as men, significantly contribute to combating climate change through their household, food production, natural resource management and energy provision activities. The CTCN highlights climate technologies that take into account the particular needs of women and differential impacts on women compared to men. The page provides access to case studies, methods, webinars, publications.

  • Thematic dialogue on incubators and accelerators

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    News
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 6 March 2018

    On 14 March 2018, experts will gather in Bonn to explore how to boost climate tech incubators and accelerators in developing countries. They will take part in an event that aims to identify how to scale up the efforts of these initiatives, which provide vital life-support to small climate tech firms and entrepreneurs. Such initiatives play a key role in the innovation of new climate technologies that we need to achieve the Paris Agreement.

  • CTCN in Tunisia: Transitioning to energy-efficient lighting

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    News
    Publication date: 
    Friday 2 March 2018
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    Cross-sectoral enabler: 

    Tunisia is transitioning to energy-efficient lighting on a national scale. In order to build the necessary capacity to implement Tunisia’s ambitious National Energy-Efficient Lighting Transition Strategy, the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is developing educational materials on the design and management of energy-efficient lighting systems, regulations, and government policies.

  • Applications for the 2018 Momentum for Change Awards Now Open

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 27 February 2018

    Organizations, cities, industries, governments, and other key players that are taking the lead on tackling climate change can nominate their game-changing projects for a United Nations award.
    The United Nations Climate Change secretariat opened the call for applications for the 2018 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments work toward implementing the Paris Agreement, the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action, and the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • CTCN Experts meeting on National Systems of Innovation (presentations and summary)

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 22 February 2018

    The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is holding an Experts Meeting on National Systems of Innovation in Paris. Representatives from governments, international organizations, and academia came together to discuss the possible elements of CTCN’s support to developing countries to strengthen their national system of innovation. 

  • New Publication. Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

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    News
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 15 February 2018
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    Habitat: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet, a large format publication, gathers together an international team of more than one hundred leading experts across a diverse range of disciplines to examine what the traditions of vernacular architecture and its regional craftspeople around the world can teach us about creating a more sustainable future.

  • CTCN in Paraguay: Working on environmental flows and river basin management framework

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date: 
    Wednesday 14 February 2018
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    Paraguay has expressed its interest in reducing the adverse effects of climate change. As a landlocked country whose economy is predominantly based on agriculture, Paraguay is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts.

  • Safe Water For All: Join the Competition

    Type: 
    News
    Publication date: 
    Monday 12 February 2018
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    The UNFCCC Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Initiative (WIPO), the Northeast Water Innovation Network (NEWIN), and InvenTrust are inviting to join an innovation competition to address two key challenges, essential in pathways to a global, safe, and sustainable future:

    • Energy Efficient Water Desalination
    • Eliminating Leakage in Water Distribution

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