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CTCN Update
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Current Status: an Overview
Current status of the CTCN
- MoU and legal arrangements
- Location
- Administrative and programmatic issues
- Funding
- Knowledge Management
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Legal Arrangements
CTCN MoU:
UNFCCC host selection made official at COP 18;
UNFCCC ES authorized to sign MoU on behalf of
parties
UNEP GC/27.10 : UNEP ED authorized to sign MoU
on behalf of UNEP
Document signed at UNEP Governing Council on 22
Feb 2013
CTC location:
new UN building in Copenhagen
costs covered by Danish Government
Host Country Agreement being concluded
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CTC Staffing
Combination of UNEP and UNIDO staff; seconded personnel possible
HR / recruitment process underway
- Director position advertised end-April
- Other positions in process; advertised mid-May:
- two Climate Technology Managers
- Communications and Knowledge Manager
- Network and Capacity Building Manager
- Fund Management Officer (financial)
- support staff
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Advisory Board
Advisory Board not yet fully constituted
First meeting scheduled for 14-15 May in Copenhagen; open to
observers
Agenda:
- election of chair and vice-chair
- adoption of operational modalities and rules of procedure
- Operational modalities of the CTCN
-Programme of Work , 2013-2014
Timing of subsequent meetings to be determined by the Advisory
Board
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National Designated Entities
NDE notifications underway
- requested by UNFCCC Secretariat; due 29 March
Regional expert dialogues planned
- one anticipated before SBI 38 (June)
- NDEs to be involved
Good NDEs essential for a well functioning CTCN
Some sort of training programme for NDEs might be advantageous
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CTCN Funding
Funding:
- European Commission - €5 million (~$6.5 million)
- Denmark – DKK 30 million (~$5.2 million)
- Canada – $2.5 million
- discussions underway with Norway, Switzerland, USA,
and Japan
GEF:
- discussions pursuant to COP guidance
MDBs: - discussions on GEF-funded regional projects; excellent
cooperation with ADB
A financial mechanism to mobilize sufficient, sustained, and predictable
resources is needed
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Other Updates
- Organizations approaching UNEP and other consortium members
expressing an interest in being part of the Network
- Some countries seeking assistance with selecting their NDE
- Exploring potential areas of collaboration with the GEF and DNV
(second- and third-ranked proponents for hosting the CTC) as per COP
decisions / guidance
- Three day meeting of all consortium partners took place; group worked
on structural arrangements, operational details, workflow. etc.
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CTCN Knowledge Management System
- Up-to-date, easily accessible “library” of information on technology
availability, costs, and performance; policies; and financing
- Captures experiences and results of technology cooperation activities to
achieve continuous learning and improvements to knowledge
- Collects, analyzes, and communicates CTCN results and lessons and
gathers feedback from CTCN stakeholders and partners
- Facilitates on-line training, peer-to-peer exchange, and provision of
expert advice
- Provides matchmaking of country requests with existing international
programmes
- Shares information on current CTCN activities and results
- Enables internal tracking and evaluation of CTCN activities
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What is the
CTCN?
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VISION
Mission: to stimulate technology cooperation
and to enhance the development and transfer of
technologies and to assist developing country
Parties at their request
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FUNCTIONS
Main functions:
• Managing requests and responses in the technology cycle;
• Fostering collaboration to accelerate technology transfer;
• Strengthening networks, partnerships and capacity
building for technology development and transfer
 Supported by broad outreach and awareness activities, as
well as knowledge management
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STRUCTURE
Lean Core Centre co-managed by UNEP and UNIDO, with technical resource
pool from consortium partners
Projects tendered to Network members as appropriate
Core Centre
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ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
Regional Teams
• Asia Pacific
• Africa
• LAC
• West Asia
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OUR STRENGHTS
breadth and depth of expertise and experience in:
-adaptation and mitigation, for all steps of the technology
cycle
-specific technology subject areas
- geographic coverage
and ability to identify and be sensitive to cultural differences
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OUR SERVICES
Capacity building
Technical support and advice for the identification of
technology needs
Technical assistance for the implementation of
environmentally sound technologies
Facilitate technology cooperation
Catalyze private and public investment
Disseminate best practices on technology transfer
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OUR responses to NDE requests
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DELIVERY APPROACH
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Work Flow Diagram – CTC Process
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NDEs / Requestor
CTC Climate Technology Manager
-Receive, log and screen request
- Prioritize and approve request
- Form appropriate expert team from
Technical Resource Pool
CTC Expert Team
- Refine request
- Prepare response plan
Questions / Clarifications
Request refinement
Quick Response
Network
- Procurement of Network member by
Climate Technology Manager
- Prepare response
Response (via CTC)
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