UNEP Risø Centre Becomes UNEP DTU Partnership
July 2014: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Risø Centre has changed its name to UNEP DTU Partnership, a tripartite agreement between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark, UNEP and the Technical University of Denmark. The UNEP DTU Partnership is a UNEP Collaborating Centre as well as a research and advisory institution on energy, climate and sustainable development.
The UNEP DTU Partnership is comprised of two centers: the Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable Development; and the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (the Energy Efficiency hub, under SE4ALL).
The Partnership assists developing countries transition towards more low carbon development paths, and supports the integration of climate-resilience into national development. The Partnership's is located in the UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has a team of more than 60 scientists and economists from 20 countries. [UNEP DTU Partnership Website]