The Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organised the ‘Regional Workshop on Emerging Technologies to Respond to Climate Change’ on 14 September 2021.
The regional workshop was organized jointly with the Yunnan Academy of Scientific and Technical Information (YASTI), China. The workshop deliberated on policies and strategies to catalyze the development and usage of emerging technologies to respond to climate change. The event provided a platform to promote regional cooperation on harnessing emerging technologies to respond to climate change by sharing experiences from the Asia-Pacific region.
The target audience of the workshop were policymakers, government officials and regulators, research scientists, private sector representatives and other relevant stakeholders from the Asia-Pacific region.
The regional workshop aimed to: (1) Enhance awareness on the policy tools and strategies to promote transfer and uptake of emerging technologies for climate change adaptation and mitigation; (2) Explore innovative strategies and good practices to advance development and adoption of emerging technological options to combat climate change; and (3) Provide policy recommendations to facilitate regional cooperation and cross-border transfer of emerging technologies for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
|Document Title||Document type||File Type||Language|
|Role of Emerging Technologies based Innovation in Helping Address Climate Change, Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, ERIA, Indonesia||Documents||English|
|Policy options to promote emerging technologies, commercialization and application to address climate change, Luo Zhigang, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, P.R of China||Documents||Chinese|
|Promotion of Climate Technology Financing, Xuedu Lu, P.R of China||Documents||English|
|Supporting private sector in adopting emerging technologies, Sanjoy Sanyal, Regain Paradise, India||Documents||English|
|Circular Agriculture and Ecosystem-based Solution for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Jianchu Xu, World Agroforestry Centre, P.R. of China||Documents||English|