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Capacity building

The Climate Technology Centre and Network facilitates the provision of information, training and support to build and/or strengthen the capacity of developing countries to identify technology options, make technology choices and operate, maintain and adapt technology. As part of this effort, the CTCN strives to identify, disseminate and assist in developing analytical tools, policies and best practices for country-driven planning to support the dissemination of environmentally sound technologies. It does this through National Designated Entity training, webinars and in-person workshops. Special focus is also paid to providing tailored capacity building services to least developed countries (LDCs).

News! Launch of Readiness and Capacity-Building Support for Adaptation Bulletin

This new bulletin provides news about the readiness and capacity-building support for climate change adaptation that is available to developing countries and provided by organizations under and outside the UN Convention and Paris Agreement. In addition, the Adaptation Fund, Climate Technology Centre & Network and the Paris Committee for Capacity Building partner to promote collaboration, partnerships, and complementarity in the delivery of readiness and capacity-building support to strengthen the quality of technical assistance and other forms of support delivered to developing countries to support climate change resilience-building on the ground.

Bulletin No. 1 HERE
Bulletin No. 2 HERE

If you would like to subscribe to the bulletin, please send an email to: ctc-n@un.org


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“The secondment programme offered by the CTCN provides a unique opportunity to learn and share experiences while deepening understanding of how the Centre operates with its global Network. The CTCN’s secondment is therefore an opportunity that I will unreservedly recommend”- Ms. Gaudensia Aomo Owino. Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI)

“If we can identify climate change and climate technologies as a global public good, a lot can be achieved” – H.E. Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of Science and Technology, Thailand

“Jordan now has 25 certified engineers, who can translate any project idea into complete concept note for submission to the Green Climate Fund. We will prepare national courses to train more and more engineer” – Eng. Hanadi Marie, National Designated Entity, Jordan

“The CTCN Incubator Programme helped the NDE team with capacity strengthening and with engaging national stakeholders to formulate technical assistance requests” – Mr. Mamady Kobélé Keita. Direction Nationale De L’Environnement Guinea (CTCN NDE)