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14 MAY

Technology event: Achieving the Paris Agreement and SDGs

During the STI Forum UNEP DTU Partnership is part of highlighting the key role of technology policy and implementation in reaching our global goals.

10 MAY

Partnerships for climate action: Sustainable schools

Partnerships with the private sector and innovative business models in the ADMIRE project moves us towards SDGs and climate goals.

10 MAY

Data Center Conference to focus on IT sustainability

UNEP DTU Partnership, in collaboration with the the Danish industry association, Danish Data Center Industry, is hosting an international conference on data centre energy...

26 APR

Technology Needs Assessments 'en Français'

The first regional Technology Needs Assessments workshop for francophone countries took place this week along with the publication of a French step-by-step guide

03 APR

Conference points to key ways to accelerate action for climate and sustainable...

Participants at Copenhagen conference on SDG and climate action synergies say strengthened relationship between climate, SDGs provide our best opportunity for systemic...

03 APR

Global action on energy for displaced people

How can investment and partnerships with the private sector help improve livelihoods of displaced people and trigger development and environmental co-benefits.

01 APR

A new era of collective action?

Conference at UN-City explores how to find and utilise synergies between climate action and sustainable development, and stimulate action on all levels, aligned to both...

23 MAR

Africa Climate Week highlights opportunities of national climate plans

The closing of Africa Climate Week 2019 brought focus on actions over declarations and continued need for finance

20 MAR

Africa Climate Week signals opportunities and challenges

The high-level segment of the climate week focused on increasing ambition and attracting investments.

21 FEB

UNEP DTU Partnership director appointed Sustainable Development Professor

The title was bestowed by Yonsei University and former UN general secretary Ban Ki-moon to John Christensen, UNEP DTU Partnership's long time director

19 FEB

Step by step to climate technology action

A new guide to implement a Technology Needs Assessment process for emissions reductions, climate adaptation and sustainable development

06 FEB

New project responds to need for adaptation transparency

This week marks the kick-off of the newly approved ICAT Adaptation project, developing tools and methods for transparent climate action

29 JAN

UNEP DTU contributes to new publication on cooking in displacement settings

In displacement settings, providing cooking solutions that reduce negative impacts on the environment and health remains a challenge for local governments, humanitarian...

17 JAN

Ghana kicks off year of ambition at Africa Climate Week

The provisional programme of the first regional climate week of 2019 has been published, linking Africa Climate Week with a year of climate ambition.

11 JAN

Loss and damage outcomes of COP24

A new summary of the main COP24 agreements affecting climate change-induced loss and damage

10 JAN

New partnership for the future of energy efficiency in India

The world's largest public energy service company joins UNEP DTU Partnership in creating a framework for long-term cooperation on energy efficiency improvement in India...

21 DEC

UNEP DTU Partnership at COP and beyond

UNEP DTU Partnership will advance its efforts building on the results of COP24, to support countries living up to new demands.

10 DEC

Gender equality in climate action

Full and equal participation of women and gender responsive climate action is vital for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

06 DEC

Growing gap between ambition and action: Adaptation efforts need financial boosting

The new Adaptation Gap Report shows increasing gap in finance for adaptation and points to severe health impacts in a future of climate change.

27 NOV

Nations must triple ambition to reach 2°C target, concludes the new Emissions...

It is still possible to keep global warming below 2°C, but the technical feasibility of bridging the 1.5°C gap is dwindling as global CO2 emissions reached a new record...

26 NOV

UNEP DTU Partnership signs collaboration to accelerate energy efficiency in Kenya

UNEP DTU Partnership and the Kenyan government has signed a five-year agreement on  energy efficiency strategy development and implementation

23 NOV

Accelerating climate change action through blockchain technology

UNEP DTU Partnership is focusing research on blockchain technology and its potential applications in achieving the goals in the Paris Agreement and the SDGs.

13 NOV

Achieving low-carbon and climate resilient development in Small Island Developing...

UNEP DTU Partnership works with Small Island Developing States to help understand and overcome the unique challenges to the uptake of climate change technologies

09 NOV

Advancing finance for clean energy in West Africa

Entrepreneurs, key experts and stakeholders joins UNEP DTU Partnership at the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum to discuss finance for clean household energy.

07 NOV

Carving the way forward for urban transport in India

Contributing to the Urban Mobility India conference, UNEP DTU Partnership was part of promoting green electric transport to key decision makers

29 OCT

New project: Adaptation tool-kit for Sri Lankan garment industry

Helping businesses adapt to climate related disasters such as floods and landslides to aid long-term overall sustainable development

26 OCT

Expert from UNEP DTU explains climate change consequences on CNN Chile

UNEP DTU Partnership senior advisor explains what is coming in terms of climate change and its consequences on CNN Chile

19 OCT

Climate model adds transparency to National Reporting and NDC updates

Ghana has used UNEP DTU Partnership climate model in reporting on climate change mitigation actions and will use it to update their National Determined Contribution to...

19 OCT

UNEP DTU Partnership senior energy advisor part of 'global elite'

Senior advisor for energy Dr. Romanas Savickas has been recognised for his leadership in the global energy transition.

18 OCT

Two awards for Chinese district energy projects

District energy projects designed by UNEP DTU Partnership researcher have won awards for energy efficiency

17 OCT

Kicking-off TNA round three

Round three of the Technology Needs Assessment project was oficially started with a Project Kick-off Workshop today.

12 OCT

A new perspective on solar power in Africa

A new special issue journal co-edited by UNEP DTU Partnership looks at the political and socio-cultural dimensions of solar power technology across the continent.

28 SEP

High tech for a sustainable future

UNEP DTU Partnership joins High Tech Summit, the leading research-based high-tech event in the Nordics, to talk about Sustainability as a Business.

26 SEP

Call for Consultant to develop CEO Endorsement Document for Dominican Republic

Support to the development of CEO Endorsement Document for the project “Strengthening the Capacity of the Dominican Republic to generate climate information and knowledge...

24 SEP

Vacancy Announcement - PhD scholarship for studying Blockchain Use for Effective...

The Low Carbon Development Programme at UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP), invites applications for a PhD research project focused on blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technology...

24 SEP

Green Climate fund increases funding to developing countries based on Technology...

More and more countries are receiving funding from the Green Climate Fund  based on their national Technology Needs Assessments (TNAs). Building on their TNA outputs, Armenia...

20 SEP

Our future in the market is promising and bright

Based on the successful AREED facility UNEP DTU Partnership is distributing reflow funds to social enterprises in Africa. In Tanzania, this means healthier and greener...

19 SEP

Building on lessons learned to help African NGOs establish social energy enterprises

UNEP DTU Partnership is distributing reflow funds to social enterprises working with clean and renewable energy throughout Africa, and it is working.

10 SEP

Emission Gap Report chapter on global climate action from non-state actors released

Emission Gap Report chapter on global climate action from non-state actors finds a broad spectrum of commitments with potential to support and ultimately outpace governments...

23 AUG

Call for Latin America & the Caribbean to engage in climate dialogue

Today marks the close of the Latin American & Caribbean Climate Week, which has been showcasing ground-breaking action underway in the region to dramatically reduce greenhouse...

21 AUG

The Latin American & Caribbean Climate Week - keeping Kofi Annan's legacy alive

Participants from all levels in the Latin American region have gathered in Montevideo to step up and emphasise climate solutions.

29 JUN

Enhanced Public - Private Partnerships - ADMIRE project mobilizes 15 times initial...

A stocktake of the ADMIRE project shows its initiatives throughout the world have attracted private sector funding totalling 52 million dollars.

27 JUN

UNEP DTU part of Global Plan of Action for humanitarian sustainable energy

Access to energy is critical for health, safety and well-being. However, it is often overlooked in humanitarian settings. A global plan seeks to change that, and UNEP DTU...

26 JUN

Global partners kick off Technology Needs Assessment Round 3

The third round of the Technology Needs Assessment project has started. Based on partnerships with local organisations, UNEP DTU Partnership coordinates a locally rooted...

26 JUN

Call for Consultant to develop TNA Gender Guide

UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) is looking to contract a consultant to develop gender guidance in the UDP led Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project. The TNA project...

26 JUN

Call for Consultant to develop TNA Gender Guide

UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) is looking to contract a consultant to develop gender guidance in the UDP led Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project. The TNA project...

18 JUN

Waste-to-energy where it is needed the most

Solutions are needed to convert waste to energy in humanitarian contexts around the world. UNEP DTU Partnership is working to create solutions, where waste management becomes...

18 JUN

Adaptation Futures: The role of SME's in climate resilience

UNEP DTU Partnership will participate in the Adaptation Futures conference, focusing on how we can catalyse micro small and medium-sized enterprises' (MSMEs) adaptation...

13 JUN

UNEP DTU joins the peoples meeting on Bornholm

Along with policymakers, experts and representatives from civil society and private sector, UNEP DTU Partnership will host two events at the annual peoples meeting on the...

11 JUN

All you need to know about NDCs now fits in your pocket

With a handy new pocket guide, UNEP DTU Partnership has made it easier to know your way around the NDCs and UNFCCC process.

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23 MAY 2019