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UN Initiatives in Climate Change and Green Economy

 
* The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)
 
19 February 2013, Nairobi/ Vienna
 
The UN established a new network in order to help worldwide countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve resilience to changing weather patterns, drought, soil erosion, and other impacts of climate change.
 
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) aims to speed up the transfer of climate-related technology and expertise to developing countries.
 
Kindly read more about the CTCN here.
 
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* The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
 
22 February 2013, Nairobi
 
Four UN agencies – the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International LabourOrganization (ILO), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) – have set a new partnership to support 30 countries over the next seven years in building national green economy strategies.
 
More information on PAGE can be found following the link.
 
Check the Press Release.
 

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UN Agencies, EU and IMO Sign Strategic Counter-piracy Partnerships

17 May 2012, London
 
A number of United Nations (UN) Agencies, the European Union (EU) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) sign a number of five strategic counter-piracy capacity building partnerships.
 
The capacity building is view like a mechanism to tackle the piracy issue, with focus on  building maritime infrastructure and law enforcement capacity and on implementation of the Djibouti Code of Conduct.
 
For more information please refer to the IMO’s webpage.

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