Long-term Strategies

Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji addresses the 71st United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Fiji to Sell World’s First Climate-change ‘Green’ Bonds

Fiji will issue a $50 million “green” bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so.

Building the First Hydrological Status and Outlook System

Building the First Hydrological Status and Outlook System

Following weeks of floods that have devastated different parts of the world, leading hydrologists are working to develop the first worldwide hydrological monitoring and modelling system aimed at helping countries prepare better for floods and droughts.

GCF Approves 11 Projects to Assist Developing Countries

GCF Approves 11 Projects to Assist Developing Countries

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) concluded its last Board meeting of 2017 by approving 11 new projects and programmes valued at USD 392.86 million to assist developing countries respond to climate change. The 18th meeting of the Board approved funding for 11 climate finance initiatives during a three-day meeting in […]

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EBRD and Green Climate Fund Join Forces to Support Major Renewable Energy Project in Egypt

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Green Climate Fund are joining forces to support a major renewable energy project in Egypt. The funding supports the Egyptian Government’s Sustainable Energy Strategy, which aims to source 20 percent of Egypt’s energy from low emission renewable sources by 2022.

UN Environment – UNFCCC Workshop on Mitigation in the Building Sector

UN Environment – UNFCCC Workshop on Mitigation in the Building Sector

A recent joint UN Environment and UNFCCC two-day workshop was held in Bonn which focused upon mitigation in the building sector. The workshop ran from 31 July 2017 – 01 August 2017 and was attended by professionals from varying organisations, a full list of all participants can be seen here. […]

UNFCCC-CASTT: Climate Action and Support Transparency Training

UNFCCC-CASTT: Climate Action and Support Transparency Training

On 26 June, 30 participants from different corners of the world gathered in a classroom in Seoul. After having been selected from a pool of 210 applicants from 72 countries, this group was about to embark on the first day of a professional training programme on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories. […]