• Transforming Lives through Climate Action

    Learn more

Upcoming Events

Odyssey Industry Platform | Webinar

This first of this webinar series was held on 22nd January to introduce Odyssey’s tools for financial and technical analysis, which allows for project developers as a user, to quickly gather the information an investor needs for efficient and streamlined review of projects.

The second webinar will be held 4th February at 11am-12pm EST to introduce the tools Odyssey provides to help the monitoring and analysis of ongoing energy projects.

WHEN: February 4th, 2020 | 11AM - 12 PM EST

REGISTER >>

 

NDC Enhancement Guide

Published by WRI and UNDP, Enhancing NDCs: A Guide to Strengthening National Climate Plans is designed to help practitioners think through how to structure their country’s enhanced NDCs across three dimensions: strengthening targets to reduce emissions (mitigation), enhancing climate resilience (adaptation) and clearly communicating their actions to build trust and facilitate effective implementation.

Check it out here >

   

undp-ndcsp-ndc-enhancement-guide-2019

Latest news and ideas

 

undp-ndcsp-vanuatu-lelepa-unsplash-stock-photo-credit-stacie-lucas

The off-grid island of Lelepa in the Republic of Vanuatu, located in the South Pacific Ocean, has just started trialing a modular energy solution called ‘Power Blox’. Power cubes with a modular design and grid-connectivity, much like blocks of Lego, allow for expansion and growth of the grid over time and at the pace needed by the rural community, while delivering all the other benefits that come with renewable energy, largely through improving livelihoods without damaging the environment.

Posted on December 3, 2019

undp-ndcsp-Bhutan

By keeping a minimum of 60 percent forest cover, Bhutan's forests cancel out a proportion of its emissions. This is done through carbon sequestration, where plants suck up carbon dioxide through photosynthesis. Nearly all the NDCs include a target to reduce CO2 emissions by a certain amount over a given time.

Posted on November 20, 2019

undp-ndcsp-vanuatu-solar-energy

A climate-friendly technology supplied by Power-Blox AG, an award-winning Swiss company is providing automated and decentralised electricity solutions to communities in Lelepa Island in Vanuatu.

Posted on November 18, 2019

undp-ndcsp-guatemala-seprem-marn-agreement-photo1

The Presidential Secretary for Women (SEPREM) and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) signed an inter-institutional agreement to facilitate gender mainstreaming in climate action.

Posted on October 24, 2019

Latest resources

undp-ndcsp-vietnam-gender-energy-brief

This technical brief aims to inform policy makers in the review and update of Viet Nam's NDC on how gender-sensitive climate policies can foster miitigation strategies in the energy sector.

undp-ndcsp-vietnam-gender-agriculture-brief

This technical brief was designed to inform policy makers in the review and update of Viet Nam's NDC on how gender-sensitive climate policies can foster adaptation.

undp-ndcs-Gender-Responsive-Indicators-cover-page

Gender responsiveness is accomplished through gender analysis, that informs inclusiveness. This reports details how to design activities for sectoral actions in climate initiatives, that encourage…

undp-ndcsp-fao-undp-gender-adaptation-guide

The guide is a practical resource for countries looking to transform gender-related goals into concrete action by improving the gender skills and knowledge of adaptation planners in the agriculture…

undp-ndcsp-gender-analysis-ndcs-short-guidance-cover

This is a short guidance for government stakeholders on how to conduct a gender analysis for the NDC process.

undp-ndcsp-gender-ndcs-country-progress-key-findings

This report presents country progress and key findings on gender and NDCs, collected around the Global Gender Workshop on NDC Planning for Implementation which took place in Nairobi, Kenya in April…