Early stakeholderholder consultations in Peru identified the cement sector as one of the sectors with highest potential for reducing greenhouse gases (GHG). The industry was responsible for around 6.1...
The UNFCCC secretariat is hosting a webinar on recently submitted long-term emission reduction strategies on Thursday 8 December at 16:00 CET (Berlin time). During the webinar, Germany and the United States will present their long-term low emission development strategies, which were submitted to the UNFCCC secretariat during the UN Climate […]
The Climate Technology Centre is seeking a member of its Network to provide technical services related to developing a pilot Energy Service Company (ESCO) for the cement industry in Viet Nam. Selection of the service provider is conducted via the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), which is a co-host of […]
UNDP and UNFCCC together with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in El Salvador recently organized a workshop to help stakeholders improve their understanding of the Paris Agreement and discuss how mitigation measures such as Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) can serve as […]
At a signing ceremony on the margins of the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakesh, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the Ministry of Climate Change of Vanuatu signed a funding agreement amounting to USD 1 million to electrify rural areas. The Nationally Appropriate […]
A High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change, co-hosted by China, Morocco and the United Nations, was held during the recent UN Climate Change Conference (COP 22) in Marrakesh. South-South Cooperation, with its focus on mutual learning, capacity building and technical cooperation, is rapidly becoming an integral component of […]
The comprehensive guide on how to formulate effective Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in developing countries, produced in 2013 by the UNDP, the UNFCCC secretariat and the UNEP DTU Partnership, has now been updated. The adoption of the Paris Agreement and related national climate action plans, more known as NDCs, called […]