Capacity Building Activities

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. […]

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.

Now Available: GIZ – Webinar on GHG Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

Now Available: GIZ – Webinar on GHG Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

Should countries choose a bottom-up approach for their inventory model to measure transport emission? What are the main data requirements and can developing countries fulfill them? What are the benefits of using bottom-up greenhouse gas (GHG) approaches, which require so much data and seem to be much more time consuming? […]

Informational Webinar on New Training Programme on Greenhouse Gases

Informational Webinar on New Training Programme on Greenhouse Gases

Join UNFCCC Webinar 26 April The secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is hosting a webinar on UNFCCC-GIR-CASTT – a professional training programme on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories for developing national experts from developing countries, which seeks to strengthen the GHG knowledge base – on Wednesday 26 […]

El Salvador Develops Integrated NDC Implementation Roadmap with Adaptation Component

El Salvador Develops Integrated NDC Implementation Roadmap with Adaptation Component

UNDP and UNFCCC together with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in El Salvador recently organized a workshop to help stakeholders improve their understanding of the Paris Agreement and discuss how mitigation measures such as Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) can serve as […]

South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Gaining Traction

South-South Cooperation on Climate Change Gaining Traction

A High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change, co-hosted by China, Morocco and the United Nations, was held during the recent UN Climate Change Conference (COP 22) in Marrakesh. South-South Cooperation, with its focus on mutual learning, capacity building and technical cooperation, is rapidly becoming an integral component of […]