18:00-20:00, Action hub - Reception to follow
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) celebrates its 5th year of operations this year. As the implementing arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Mechanism, co-hosted by UN Environment and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Centre connects developing countries to the innovative and relevant technologies they seek.
The high-level UN representatives from the UNFCCC, UN Environment and UNIDO will highlight how the CTCN has helped countries to implement their climate change commitments under the Paris Agreement. Government, private sector and National Designated Entities (NDEs) will discuss technology priorities for the CTCN’s next five years.
18:00 – 18:03 Introduction
18:03 – 18:25 Remarks on the CTCN’s contribution toward the aims of the Paris Agreement
• Ovais Sarmad, UNFCCC Executive Deputy Secretary
• Satya S. Tripathi, UN Environment, Assistant Secretary-General
• Li Yong, UNIDO, Director General
18:25 – 18:28 CTCN 5 Year Compilation video shown
18:28 – 18:35 Brief remarks by Mr. Seo Gon Ko, Director General, Ministry of Science and ICT, Republic of Korea
18:35 – 19:00 Key CTCN stakeholders discuss technology priorities for the CTCN’s next 5 years
19:00 – 19:10 Recognition of key stakeholders and conclusion by Jukka Uosukainen, CTCN Director
19:10 – 20:00 Reception