On February 11, the RCC St. George’s and Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) co-organized an interactive webinar titled “Technical assistance for climate action in Caribbean countries – CTCN and AFCIA.” The CTCN is the operational arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, and is hosted by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
The transport sector contributes to the 28.4 % of total GHG emissions in Nigeria, the second largest contributor after the energy industries(40.7%). Among the six key transportation activities of road, rail, pipelines, water and air transport services, and post and courier services, the road transport takes up the most significant portion. The country has the largest road network in West Africa although still connection has not been perfect throughout the country.
EVENTO REGIONAL DE CIERRE
Asistencia técnica del CTCN sobre la “Evaluación del estado actual de la Economía Circular para el desarrollo de una hoja de ruta para Brasil, Chile, México y Uruguay”
9 de diciembre de 2020
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM (AST)
Publication by Woo Jin Lee, Irma Juskenaite and Rose Mwebaza
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) led the ‘Technologies & Practices’ session for the Nature-based Resilience Stream at the 7th Asia-Pacific Adaptation Forum (APAN Forum). The session "Harnessing Climate Technologies and Practices to Strengthen Nature-based Resilience" was held on 11th March 2021 at 2:00 - 3:30 pm Bangkok time (8:00 – 9:30 am CET).
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Executive Director of the UN Environmental Programme, Inger Andersen, launched the report “Making peace with nature: A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, pollution and biodiversity emergencies”, which is based on evidence from global environmental assessments.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) and the Science Division of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in coordination with the Office of National Higher Education Science Research and Innovation Policy Council (NXPO) - Thailand National Designated Entity (NDE) - and the International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) organized the first non-virtual stakeholder consultation workshop for the ''Enabling Readiness for Up-Scaling Investments in Building Energy Efficiency for Achieving NDC Goals in Thailand'' project in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 8th, 202
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is seeking experts for the implementation of the following technical assistance:
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is now accepting applications for the Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA). The objective of the AFCIA administrated by UNEP-CTCN is to support testing, evaluation, roll out and scale up of innovative adaptation practices, tools, and technologies in developing countries. Technical assistance is available to governments, non-governmental organizations, community groups, entrepreneurs, young innovators, and others.
Relevant sectors include:
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) presented its support mechanism at a workshop “Private Sector Contribution to Climate Change Adaptation” dedicated to the stakeholders from Bangladesh and Viet Nam. The workshop was organised on 9th February 2021 (for Bangladesh) and on 2nd March 2021 (for Viet Nam) by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI).