Cooperating agencies: FAO, GEF, ITU, UN-DESA, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO-IOC, UNFCCC Secretariat, UN-HABITAT, UNIDO, UN Regional Coommissions (UN-ECA)

  • Handbooks and training on conducting Technology Needs Assessment for climate change, preparing technology transfer projects for financing, and conducting technology transfer negotiations;
  • training in and transfer of decision support tools for countries to select policy options that “climate proof” coastal communities with a focus on Africa;
  • tools, policy support and technical assistance for climate-friendly urban infrastructure investment, at the public and private levels, in the context of rapid urbanization;
  • developing national and local capacity to adapt and widely disseminate clean energy technologies to expand access to modern energy services and expand clean and affordable energy services for rural people;
  • developing capacity of Member States to better leverage Earth observation and remote sensing technologies, both for monitoring climate change itself and for building and deploying early warning systems;
  • high-level dialogue meetings on technology development and transfer;
  • e-Environment scoping study, to provide guidelines for developing countries on how to use ICTs for better management and protection of the environment as a key part of their development process, with particular focus on climate change and building capcity of member states in geospatially-enabled ICT for climate change and disaster mitigation.