Response Measures

Renewable Energy a Step Closer for Solomon Islands as World Bank Group Approves Support to Tina River Hydro

Renewable Energy a Step Closer for Solomon Islands as World Bank Group Approves Support to Tina River Hydro

The World Bank approved US$33.6 million in funding for the Tina River Hydropower project in the Solomon Islands. With electricity costs in the Solomon Islands being among the highest in the world, the project aims to reduce this cost and end the country’s near-total reliance on diesel fuel for power.

Photo Credit: Scott Wallace / World Bank

Pathways to a Low Emission, Sustainable Urban Africa

A Regional Technical Expert Meeting on Mitigation was held in June at the African Carbon Forum. The meeting set out a number of key pathways to transform African cities towards a low emission and sustainable urban future. The expert meetings are a part of the technical examination process under the UN […]

ILO and UNFCCC Agreement to Promote Just Transition and Decent Work in the Context of Climate Change

ILO and UNFCCC Agreement to Promote Just Transition and Decent Work in the Context of Climate Change

An agreement to promote decent work and a ‘just transition’ of the workforce towards sustainable economies and societies for all has been signed by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The partnership promotes the integration of decent work and a just transition […]

First Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group Meeting to Take Place 9 – 10 May

First Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group Meeting to Take Place 9 – 10 May

During the Bonn Climate Change Conference this week, the first Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (TEG) meeting on the Impact of the Implementation of Response Measures will take place, from 9 – 10 May. Initiated in 2016 during the forty-fifth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 45) and Subsidiary […]

New Response Measures Technical Paper on Just Transition of the Workforce

New Response Measures Technical Paper on Just Transition of the Workforce

The UNFCCC secretariat has just published its third technical paper this year in relation to the impact of the implementation of climate change mitigation measures (referred to as response measures in the Convention). The title of the newly released paper is: Just transition of the workforce, and the creation of […]

Qatar Hosts Response Measures Workshop

Qatar Hosts Response Measures Workshop

A three-day workshop on views and experiences on “Economic diversification and transformation” and on “Just transition of the workforce and the creation of decent work and quality jobs” was held from 2 to 4 October 2016 in Doha, Qatar. The workshop was hosted by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar […]