02/06/14 - UN's New Climate Technology Centre Gets Its First Customers
Copenhagen/Bonn, 2 January 2014 - – Developing countries are now beginning to make active use of the UN’s new global network for climate technology solutions, the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). This constitutes a promising signal that momentum for climate action is building ahead of a new, universal 2015 climate agreement.
18/01/14 - Jukka Uosukainen Appointed Director of New Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)
Nairobi, 18 January 2014 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today the appointment of Jukka Uosukainen as the Director of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN).
21/11/13 - Climate Technology Centre and Network Ready to Assist Developing Countries
Warsaw, 21 November 2013 - One year after the 18th Climate Change Conference selected a consortium led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to host a facility to accelerate the development and transfer of climate-related technology and expertise to developing countries, the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is now officially open for business.
22/02/13 - UN Launches New Centre to Accelerate Use of Technology in Tackling Climate Change
Nairobi, 22 February 2013 - From the latest technical developments in renewable energy to innovative cropping techniques, the role of technology and research in tackling climate change in developing countries is the focus of a new facility launched by the United Nations today. Following a decision at the 2012 UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, governments meeting this week in Nairobi at the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) confirmed a UNEP-led consortium as the hosts of the Climate Technology Centre.