Climate Technology Network and Finance Center Meeting, 20-22 August 2014, Bangkok
Climate Technology Network and Finance Center Meeting for Regional Institutions with Climate Change Expertise and Project Focal Points (CTNFC) is organized by UNEP to establish a network of relevant regional institutions to promote cooperation and exchange of knowledge. Through this network, the project intends to foster South-South cooperation and further develop the capacity of these institutions so they can holistically address issues on technology transfer. The objective of the meeting is to engage relevant institutions in technology transfer efforts in the region, as well as provide an update of the activities under the CTNFC, the Climate Technology Centre and Network, and the Technology Mechanism. UNEP is also organizing a back to back meeting of the project focal points, who are also the national designated entities to the CTCN. Participants from both meetings will be introduced to discuss potential collaboration for the generation of technology transfer requests from respective countries.
Climate Finance Workshop: Readiness and Projects Development, 14- 15 August 2014, Bangkok
Considering the importance of climate finance in implementing national climate action plans and challenges to access finance, UNEP is organizing a Climate Finance Workshop on 14-15 August 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. This is organized under the Southeast Asia Network for Climate Change Focal Points Offices (SEAN-CC) targeting ASEAN countries.
This workshop seeks to: facilitate sharing knowledge and experiences on utilizing existing climate finance initiatives; and provide participants with a clear understanding of the role of governments in creating an enabling environment for the accelerated access and implementation of the climate change projects in Southeast Asia. Government officials from different departments and ministries are expected to attend in this event along with representatives from different funding institutions and initiatives supporting climate change action.
For more information, visit: http://www.sean-cc.org/
Pacific Island Countries Thematic Meeting on Hydrochlorofluorocarbon Phase-out Management Plan, 11 – 14 August 2014, Nadi
The “Pacific Island Countries Thematic Meeting on Hydrochlorofluorocarbon Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) Implementation and Preparation of Second Tranche” is organized by UNEP OzonAction Programme in collaboration with the Government of Fiji, the South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme and Member States. This will be held in Nadi, Fiji on 11-14 August 2014 and will be attended by National Ozone Officers and Senior Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Servicing Technicians in the Pacific region. Using the South-South Cooperation mechanism, National Ozone Officers from Cambodia and Timor L'este are also invited to attend.
During this event, an assessment on the status of implementation of the Pacific Island Countries’ HPMP Stage One, Tranche One will be conducted and additional requirements for the preparation of Tranche Two of this project for the period 2015-2020 will be identified.