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Latest News - 16 September 2014
UNFCCC, Ecofys Participate in First Climate Change 'Hackathon'
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14_September 2014: The UNFCCC Secretariat and Ecofys participated in the first global 'hackathon,' which brought together leading software engineers, hackers, thought leaders and community-oriented organizations worldwide to build projects and technology solution prototypes that seek to address 15 global climate change-related challenges. Taking place from 12-14 September 2014, the event, titled ‘#hack4good 0.6,' attracted more than 3,000 developers in over 40 cities on six continents. continued...
CAF Mesoamerica and Caribbean Workshop Focuses on Adaptation Finance
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10_September 2014: The Development Bank for Latin America (CAF) hosted a workshop to strengthen the capacity of Mesoamerican and Caribbean countries to assess the financing needs associated with climate change adaptation. continued...
UNISDR Calls for Focus on Cities in Post-2015 DRR Framework
Read More: UNISDR Calls for Focus on Cities in Post-2015 DRR Framework
10_September 2014: The 2nd Steering Committee Meeting of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Making Cities Resilient Campaign focused on how to accommodate urban priorities in the post-2015 disaster risk reduction (DRR) framework. Participants stressed that the post-2015 framework should address the local level, and that national governments should support decentralization and be responsive to cities' needs. continued...
Euro-Asia Dialogue Addresses Climate Change, Urban Resilience
Read More: Euro-Asia Dialogue Addresses Climate Change, Urban Resilience
10_September 2014: The Euro-Asia Dialogue on Climate Diplomacy and Urban Resilience, which aimed to enhance discussions and achieve greater cooperation between European and Asian partners on climate change and urban resilience, met in Yangon, Myanmar, from 3-4 September 2014. continued...
Workshop Agrees Priorities for EUROCLIMA's Agriculture Component
Read More: Workshop Agrees Priorities for EUROCLIMA's Agriculture Component
4_September 2014: A three-day workshop discussed priority actions and initiatives needed in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to address agriculture and climate change, and agreed on an agenda for work on the subject under the EUROCLIMA programme on agriculture, food security and climate change. continued...
LAC Officials Trained in Using Satellite Technology to Monitor Forests
Read More: LAC Officials Trained in Using Satellite Technology to Monitor Forests
4_September 2014: Sixteen Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries convened in a workshop to exchange experiences and provide training in the use of satellite technology to estimate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the loss of forest carbon and to form a foundation for decisions regarding deforestation and forest degradation. continued...
LAC Workshop Calls for Increased Biogas Production from Family Agriculture
Read More: LAC Workshop Calls for Increased Biogas Production from Family Agriculture
28_August_2014: Specialists from 16 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries attended a workshop on how the production of biogas from the family agricultural sector can reduce the sector's waste production, water contamination and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while providing a renewable energy source for rural areas. continued...
Climate Change Policy & Practice Calendar: Current & Upcoming Events
2nd Task Force Meeting on the Future Work of the IPCC Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland 16 Sep - 17 Sep
35th Meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 16 Sep - 17 Sep
69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 69) New York City, US 16 Sep - 1 Oct
CCAC High Level Assembly New York City, US 22 Sep
Equator Prize Award Ceremony New York City, US 22 Sep
ITPGR High-Level Expert Workshop on Food Crops for Agriculture in Changing Climate: An Expert Communiqué New York City, US 22 Sep
Seminar on Post-2015 Development Agenda, Climate Change, and Island Partnership New York City, US 22 Sep
Towards a Deforestation-free Future: The Demand-side Challenge New York City, US 22 Sep
2014 World Conference on Indigenous Peoples New York City, US 22 Sep - 23 Sep
81st Meeting of the CDM Executive Board Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 22 Sep - 26 Sep
2014 Climate Summit New York City, US 23 Sep
UN Private Sector Forum New York City, US 23 Sep
Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention (COP 4) Mikulov, Czech Republic 23 Sep - 26 Sep
Fourth High-Level Round Table on the ITPGR New York City, US 24 Sep
CGIAR Development Dialogues New York City, US 25 Sep
 
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