The Government of Japan has announced an additional contribution of more than 2,9 million USD to the United Nations Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in 2020. The contribution includes more than 1,8 million USD from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, more than 689 thousand USD from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and more than 460 thousand USD from the Ministry of Environment.
“We are very grateful for this collaboration. This funding will be utilized to support climate technology transfer to developing countries, particularly in the region of Asia-Pacific. This will enable them better access to international technical assistance opportunities and support the transfer of promising, locally adaptable, scalable climate technology solutions”, says Dr. Rose Mwebaza, CTCN Director.
The CTCN has been collaborating with Japan since its establishment. The country has provided invaluable aid to the CTCN, enabling it to serve many countries’ technology needs as they strive to meet their climate change goals. Japan has also contributed to the CTCN’s climate technology database with almost hundred of descriptions of the innovative Japanese technologies for tackling climate change. Please visit here: https://www.ctc-n.org/collection/unido-stepp
Other donors of the CTCN: https://www.ctc-n.org/about-ctcn/donors