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Buildings
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The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee, Climate Technology Centre and Network and Regional Collaboration Centres would like to invite you to attend the regional technical expert meetings on mitigation (TEM-M) for 2020. The regional TEM-Ms will take place in the last two weeks of August and will discuss Climate smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings” for the respective region.

Senegal SMEs
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is continuing with its special programme for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that seeks to identify and support mechanisms that will enable industrial SMEs to adopt environmentally sound technologies. 

Nauru transport
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Nauru has a heavy reliance on imported fossil fuels, which is used for electricity generation, transportation and cooking. The costs of energy services become extremely high due to this dependency, which results in high carbon emissions and creates a huge drain of scarce funds, which is not sustainable for the long-term development of Nauru. 

Mining
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The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (the Standard) establishes the first global standard on tailings management that can be applied to existing and future tailings facilities, wherever they are and whoever operates them.

Nauru
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is seeking proposal for implementation of the following technical assistance:

Ocean energy technical pre-feasibility study in Nauru

Deadline: 25 August 2020, 17:00 Vienna time.

The completed offer must be submitted via the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) e-Procurement portal https://procurement.unido.org

Cambodia biogas
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Under the framework of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded project “Reduction of GHG emissions through promotion of commercial biogas plants in Cambodia”, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is inviting the experienced vendors to submit the applications.

Industry
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Launched 15 July 2020 (Self-paced)

Online (UNITAR's UN CC:e-Learn Platform)

Laos
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)  is seeking proposal for implementation of the following technical assistance:

Developing a power to gas masterplan in Lao PDR

Deadline: 12 August 2020, 5pm Vienna time zone

The completed offer must be submitted via the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) e-Procurement portal https://procurement.unido.org

Emissions
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Coordinated international action on energy-efficient, climate-friendly cooling could avoid as much as 460 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions – roughly equal to eight years of global emissions at 2018 levels – over the next four decades, according to the Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Secondment programme
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is offering two secondment position and it is currently accepting applications for Fall 20202 (deadline: 10 August 2020):