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Sri Lanka
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is helping Sri Lanka to establish a “climate-smart” city framework in close cooperation with the city stakeholders in the municipality. The first part that was related to development of an urban adaptation action plan on water scarcity and heat stress for Kurunegala has been completed based on pro-bono support from the Government of the Republic of Korea.

solar energy
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Global Renewable Energy Forum 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CEST |Virtual

The 4th edition of the Global Renewable Energy Forum (GREF) is organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Bonn Office in cooperation with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the UN Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC).

Training Asia
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The EPIC-Network (EPIC-N), a partner of the Global Adaptation Network (GAN), connects communities with universities to build climate-resilience in respective local cities, using its own unique model that links university resources with real city needs.

Pacific presentation
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) participated at the virtual workshop on the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) revision and enhancement in the Pacific. The event was held by the Regional Pacific NDC Hub and  it was attended by 15 countries to increase the knowledge and understanding of NDC enhancement—the what, why and how.

Circular economy
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is assisting Antigua and Barbuda in building a circular economy and reducing emissions in the waste sector. 

Gender and climate change
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Powering Equality: Women’s entrepreneurship transforming Asia’s energy sector is an initiative by the joint UN Environment Programme-UN Women project- EmPower: Women for Climate-Resilient Societies. It captures the evidence and lessons that make the policy and business case for investing in women-led energy enterprises and supply chains.

food systems
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Policymakers can improve the chances of achieving climate goals and limiting global warming to 1.5oC by making more specific commitments to transforming national food systems. Enhancing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Food Systemsa new report published today by WWFthe UN Environment Programme (UNEP), EAT and 

Adaptation trends
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was represented at the Adaptation Fund’s 7th Annual National Implementing Entity (NIE) Seminar and highlighted the technology trends in CTCN climate change adaptation work.

CTCN Director
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75 ways the UN makes a difference: Helping countries to cope with climate change.

The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), located in UN City Copenhagen, promotes the transfer of environmentally sound technologies for low carbon and climate resilient development. In this video CTCN Director, Rose Mwebaza, explains how.

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYrkAux-J5I

Kenya factories
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Consumers in Kenya will soon be able to tell the level of pollution resulting from producing different products, in what aims to promote responsible operations among manufacturers.

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), a representative body for manufacturers in the country, is moving to roll out a carbon footprint calculator that will track emission levels from industries and award certification based on pollution levels. This information will be shared with the public, pointing them towards green consumerism by going for low-carbon products.