Participants from around the world met in Copenhagen to share innovative examples of first-of-a-kind clean technologies. Representatives from finance, government, private sector, and research institutions gathered in the UN City, Copenhagen, on 22-23 May.
The United Nations Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) played host to the event which will explore how to support first-of-a-kind technologies through key policies, markets, business models, and finance mechanisms. The CTCN promotes the development and transfer of clean technologies, and provides developing countries with access to free technical assistance at their request by mobilizing relevant technology experts from a global network of 280 technology companies and institutions to design and deliver customized solutions. Over 100 technology transfers are currently underway in 72 countries for sectors ranging from agriculture and energy to industry and transportation.
Representatives shared practical approaches (including financial instruments and market incentives) that have worked in their countries. The meeting also foced on identifying local, national and regional needs in developing economies for technology piloting and demonstration.
Experts from over 30 countries including Algeria, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Georgia, Grenada, Guinea, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Kenya, Netherlands, Nepal, Nigeria, Panama, Senegal, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam or Zimbabwe participated in the meeting.
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