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AFCIA
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) with support of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is jointly launching with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) a new USD 10 million small grants programme with funding from the Adaptation Fund. The Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator aims to foster innovation in climate change adaptation in developing countries. The programme targets a broad range of potential finance recipients, including governments, non-governmental organizations, community groups, young innovators and other groups.
 

environmental data
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Dr. Rose Mwebaza, the Director of Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), wasnspeaking at the 15th annual meeting INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM on governing environmental data in the age of uncertainty.

Date: 17 November, 4-5 pm UTC

Moderator: Ania Lichtarowicz, BBC

Panellists:

•            Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme

•            Joyce Murray, Digital Minister for Canada

•            Amy Luers, Microsoft Sustainability

CTCN Advisory Board Chair Ping Zhong
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The Chair of the Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), Mr. Ping Zhong, was interviewed by China News Agency. He introduced the CTCN's work and its role in helping developing countries to accelerate a greener, more resilient recovery.

The interview here: http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2020/07-11/9235608.shtml

Also, Mr. Ping Zhong talked to China Sustainability Tribune about the CTCN's work and specifically on building back better efforts. The articles can be found here:

CTCN
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9 new institutions joined the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in January. Through its Network, the CTCN mobilises policy and technical expertise to deliver technology solutions, capacity building and implementation advice to developing countries. The Centre also serves as a platform for Network members to share their solutions and experience via the CTCN Knowledge Portal, Network member hosted webinars, relevant trainings, networking and events such as the CTCN Regional Forums.

CTCN
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Sustain267 presents their podcast - the conversation with Dr. Rose Mwebaza, the Director of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN).

The podcast is available here: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/sustain267-podcast/in-conversation…

 

 

GSTIC
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The National Designated Entity of Sri Lanka, Ms. Hasula, presented at the opening session of GSTIC 2020 the CTCN supported technical assistance "Climate Smart City of Kurunegala in Sri Lanka".

She emphasized that technical assistance has adopted an integrated approach on adaptation and mitigation measures towards climate smart city. While the project on the adaptation measures is delivered, the technical assistance on mitigation measures is ongoing.

Innovation CTCN
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) will be represented at the “GSDV 2020 Digital Symposia” to be held on October 27~30, 2020, with the theme of “New Deal, New Innovation & New Normal Transformation”.

CTCN
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) with the support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has received USD 5 million from the Adaptation Fund as part of its USD 10 million pilot small grants programme (Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator) to foster innovation in adaptation.

Belgrade
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The City of Belgrade’s district heating is the largest in Serbia and one of the largest in Europe with a total length of 1,420km and a capacity of over 2,800MW, almost half the total DH capacity in the country. “Beogradske elektran” manages the system which supplies heat to approximately 50% of household, business and public buildings in Belgrade. The system’s priority is to switch heat sources from almost exclusively imported natural gas to a more diverse mix of fuels, including renewables and waste heat.