The CTCN has published updates on its ongoing technical assistance contributing to implementation of SDGs 2, 4, 6, 8, 13 and 17.
The CTCN website launched a feature dedicated to gender and clean technologies.
9 March 2018: The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) published updates on ongoing technical assistance, which helps implement SDGs 2 (zero hunger), 4 (quality education), 6 (clean water and sanitation), 8 (decent work and economic growth), 13 (climate action) and 17 (partnership for the Goals). This Update focuses on this and other recent news from the CTCN.
The CTCN Advisory Board, which meets twice per year to provide direction on the CTCN’s fulfillment of the COP’s guidance, convened in preparation for to the 48th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 48) to address, among other issues, management response to SBI 48 regarding the CTCN’s independent review. The Board also considered outcomes of relevant meetings and events, matters relating to the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, CTCN engagement on research, development and demonstration (RD&D), and monitoring and evaluation. The 11th meeting of the CTCN Advisory Board took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 7-9 March 2018. [CTCN Advisory Board Meeting Webpage] [Meeting Agenda]
The CTCN online feature highlights climate technologies that take into account particular needs of, and differential climate change impacts on, women.
The CTCN website launched a feature dedicated to gender and clean technologies. The feature highlights climate technologies that take into account particular needs of, and differential climate change impacts on, women. The page provides access to over 300 information resources, including case studies, methods, webinars and publications. [CTCN Gender Webpage] [CTCN Press Release]
The CTCN recent updates on ongoing technical assistance, promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, include:
- Application of environmental flows and river basin management framework for the Tebicuary river basin in Paraguay, advancing SDGs 6 and 13 [CTCN Update] [Application of Environmental Flows and River Basin Management Framework for Tebicuary River Basin]
- Developing a climate-smart agriculture manual for agriculture education in Zimbabwe, contributing to implementation of SDGs 2, 4 and 13 [CTCN Update] [Developing Climate-smart Agriculture Manual for Agriculture Education in Zimbabwe]
- Design and financing for crop drying and storage technologies to strengthen food security in the face of climate change in Mali, contributing to SDGs 2, 8 and 13 [CTCN Update] [Design and Financing for Crop Drying and Storage Technologies to Strengthen Food Security in Face of Climate Change]
- Catalyzing low cost green technologies for sustainable water service delivery in northern Kenya, focusing on SDGs 6, 13 and 17 [CTCN Update] [Catalyzing Low Cost Green Technologies for Sustainable Water Service Delivery in Northern Kenya]
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The SDG Knowledge Hub publishes regular capacity building and technology updates that can be found under the tag Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update.