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Capacity building and training

A country cannot mitigate or adapt to climate change without first strengthening skills and the knowledge to do so. The CTCN works with network members and local stakeholders to provide information, training and support to build and/or strengthen the capacity of developing countries to identify, maintain and adapt climate technology solutions.  Capacity building and training can enable decision-makers to initiate change on local and national level. As part of this effort, the CTCN strives to develop analytical tools, policies and best practices for country-driven climate mitigation and adaptation. Below you will find related publications, partners, CTCN technical assistance, technologies and other information for exploring this topic further.  

Capacity building and training

  • Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

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    SPREP - Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - is the lead intergovernmental agency coordinating and delivering environment and climate change strategies and initiatives in the Pacific. For over 25 years SPREP has been working with and supporting its 21 Pacific Island Country (PIC) and Territory (PICT) Members to address their environmental and climate change priorities to support sustainable development and Pacific island livelihoods.

  • International Institute for Energy Conservation

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    IIEC is a non‐governmental (NGO), not‐for‐profit organization, established in 1984, with a mission to apply global knowledge base and experience to customize local sustainable solutions that are replicable & adaptable, to make a global mainstream impact toward sustainable development and greenhouse gas emissions reduction.  IIEC designs policies, implements programs, and supports institutions that mainstream energy efficiency in the entire value chain of energy systems and use.

  • Quercus Group

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    Quercus is an advisory type of an institution established in 2012 with the mission to positively improve and optimize living conditions for people and the working climate for public and private enterprise in the face of globalization. Quercus Group works with regional economic development in three main areas: Cluster Development, Network and Partnership facilitation, Investment and export promotion. 

     

  • Australian CleanTech

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    Australian CleanTech is a research and advisory firm established in 2007 with the mission to incubate nascent clean technology firms and advocate on their behalf. The company manages a 300-member cleantech cluster and a national innovation competition, each of which has a Global Development category that focuses on technologies suitable for developing countries. 

     

  • IT Power (Australia) Pty Ltd

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    ITP Australia is a private sector organization, was established in 2003 and is part of the IT Power Group which was formed in 1981 to bring together specialists in renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon markets. It offers expertise in renewable energy and energy efficiency, including research, development and implementation, managing and reviewing government incentive programs, high level policy analysis (including carbon markets), engineering design and project management. 

  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

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    REEEP serves as a funder, information provider and connector for up-scaling clean energy business models in developing countries and emerging markets. REEEP's International Secretariat is based in Vienna, Austria, with Regional Secretariats in East Asia, Latin America, Caribbean, South Asia and Southern Africa and a West Africa focal point.

  • Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center

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    The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) is a non-governmental organization supported by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, promoting international cooperation activities related to climate change, global environment conservation, research, capacity building, and support to various non-government related activities.

     

  • Promethium Carbon (Pty) Ltd

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    Promethium Carbon is a dedicated carbon and climate change advisory firm, based in Johannesburg South Africa.

    With a vision to making a difference in climate change in Africa and a focus on technical expertise, Promethium Carbon assists businesses ranging from small businesses to multinational entities on their journey towards a low carbon economy.  Promethium Carbon  also assists governments and government institutions in planning for the coming global carbon constrained environment.

  • SPC-CPS Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Section

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    The Pacific Community SPC is the principal scientific  and technical organization  in the Pacific region,  supporting development since 1947. SPC is an international development organization owned and governed by 26 country and territory members. SPC works for the well-being of Pacific people through the effective and innovative application of science and knowledge, guided by a deep understanding of Pacific island contexts and cultures.

  • Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology

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    KIOST is a research and academic organization in the field of science technology specializing in maritime affairs that studies on new scientific knowledge regarding the ocean. KIOST utilizes its workforce and infrastructure to promote national level official development assistance projects including a project to enhance the capacity to observe climate change in Peru. KIOST plays an important part in domestic and international cooperative networks.

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