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  • Watch CTCN at COP20

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    News
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    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    On Tuesday December 2, 2014, delegates to the UNFCCC COP-20 discussed technology cooperation at the side event, "The Technology Mechanism: Enhancing technology cooperation for action on climate change." This video by IISD Reporting Services explores the implementation arm of the UNFCCC technology mechanism, the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). Produced by Kate Offerdahl and Edited/Filmed by Liz Rubin. Watch the video.

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    Data, Knowledge Management and Innovation for Climate Action​

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    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    On Thursday December 4, 2014, delegates to the UNFCCC COP-20 discussed the potential of the data revolution for climate change at an event sponsored by UNFPA and UNIDO, titled, “Data, Knowledge Management, and Innovation for Climate Action.” This video by IISD Reporting Services explores the how to connect global innovations and information to spur local action on climate and development. Produced by Kate Offerdahl and Filmed/Edited by Hernan Aguilar. Watch the video.

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    Climate Tagger to aid organizations in using knowledge to combat climate change

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    Friday, November 28, 2014

    VIENNA. REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) has joined forces with the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Mechanism, to launch Climate Tagger. This new tool, which automatically scans, labels, sorts and catalogues data and document collections, will help knowledge-driven organizations in the climate and development arenas streamline their information resources, and connect them to the wider climate knowledge community. 

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  • Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop, 2014, Brighton, United Kingdom

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    News
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    Sunday, October 5, 2014

    The 2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop was held at the Institute of Development Studies in Brighton, UK on October 4 and 5 organized by IDS, REEEP and CDKN.

  • Atelier d'information et d'échange avec les parties prenantes du Sénégal sur les services du centre et réseau des technologies climatiques

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    News
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    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Atelier d'information et d'échange avec les parties prenantes du Sénégal sur les services du centre et réseau des technologies climatiques

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  • Jukka Uosukainen Appointed Director of New Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

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    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today the appointment of Jukka Uosukainen as the Director of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNEP, congratulated Mr. Uosukainen and said that CTCN is now ready to fulfill its mandate by assisting developing countries to make informed decisions about mitigation and adaptation technologies that suit their needs.

  • CTCN to officially recognize WIPO as a member of the CTCN Network

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    On 19 March 2014, Jukka Uosukainen, CTCN Director met with Christian Wichard, the Deputy Director General of WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) in Copenhagen. On this occasion, Jukka Uosukainen signed the paperwork to officially recognize WIPO as a member of the network of the CTCN. The Climate Technology Network supports the CTCN in the delivery of services. . In response to country requests, Network members can be selected to provide technical assistance that matches their expertise.

  • Climate Technology Centre and Network highlighted at UNFCCC Climate Change Conference in Bonn

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    A central focus of a side event on the UNFCCC’s Technology Mechanism held 7 June in Bonn was on the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). The CTCN promotes the accelerated transfer of environmentally sound technologies for climate change mitigation and adaptation in developing countries. The CTCN is fully up and running and has attracted its first eight requests from six countries this year.

    Congratulating the CTCN, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres said:

  • Climate Change Technology Critical For SIDS

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    Technology is a critical pillar needed for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to combat the damaging effects of climate change. And, Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe, has made it clear that technological integration was a fundamental component of all efforts to respond to climate change. Speaking during a three-day Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) Training workshop for National Designated Entities at the Radisson Aquatica Resort on Tuesday, Dr. Lowe said such thinking applied to efforts at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation efforts.

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