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Highlights from the second regional workshops

The second set of regional capacity building workshops under the TNA III brought together countries from across the globe in Suriname, Fiji, South Africa and Senegal in October 2019. Organised by UNEP DTU Partnership and the respective Regional Centres, the workshops were an opportunity for the country teams to interact with the organisers as well as provide inputs and training […]

November 29th, 2019

TNA solutions and impacts in Eswatini

Eswatini is featured in a new set of success stories on how countries have used their TNAs and TAPS to advance implementation of climate technologies. They completed their TNA in 2018 and have since used it for multiple activities, highlighting how TNAs can be a highly practical tool providing an effective and solid foundation for both scale up and implementation of prioritized technologies in many different sectors.

November 22nd, 2019

Success stories for climate technology implementation

What do dams in Pakistan, energy efficient retrofitting in Armenia, hybrid cars in Tunesia and technical regulations and standards in Ecuador have in common? Besides all being cases of climate action implementation, they are also direct or indirect results of the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project. Now a new publication has collected the newest success stories from the TNA project […]

November 18th, 2019

Why should countries conduct a TNA?

By Jonathan Duwyn, UNEP From bringing decision-makers and stakeholders from different sectors together, to helping defining investment priorities, the Technology Needs Assessment is a process that has the potential to offer many benefits to developing countries. Firstly, the Technology Needs Assessment processhelps countries strengthen their coordination of climate change issues and existing committees or structures established to facilitate climate planning. […]

October 31st, 2019

Ukraine’s first TNA report sets course for mitigation action

The report prioritizes sectors and technologies and gives input to the next NDC

August 9th, 2019

Linkages between Technology Needs Assessments and Nationally Determined Contributions at UN Climate Conference

During the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, SB50, June 2019, UNEP DTU Partnership together with the UNFCCC Secretariat, organized a side event to enhance understanding of the synergies between the TNAs and the NDCs, to highlight countries’ experiences, and to learn about funding opportunities for countries when conducting their TNAs. To achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement, implementation […]

June 26th, 2019

Regional workshops kicked off round three

Round three of the TNA programme has gotten underway with regional workshops bringing together local partners, consultants and participating countries.

June 20th, 2019

New TNA website launched

Now it is easier than ever to get information on developing countries’ technology needs

June 19th, 2019

The potential of TNAs

How do we reach the potential of TNAs and TAPS outside of reports and plans? From UNFCCC Vladimir Hecl urges linkage of TNAs with NDCs and national adaptation plans.

June 17th, 2019

TNA Phase II: countries moving forward with CTCN technical assistance

We look back at TNA II and the steps taken to implement project ideas identified through the TNA process.

June 14th, 2019

New approach for tech transfer and diffusion

UDP is piloting a new approach to analyse low-carbon technology transfer, in support of long-term climate goals and sustainable development

May 27th, 2019

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.

May 14th, 2019