The Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will organise a ‘Regional Workshop on Emerging Technologies to Respond to Climate Change’ on 14 September 2021.
The regional workshop is being organized jointly with the Yunnan Academy of Scientific and Technical Information (YASTI), China. The workshop will deliberate on policies and strategies to catalyze the development and usage of emerging technologies to respond to climate change. The event will provide 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 are policymakers, government officials and regulators, research scientists, private sector representatives and other relevant stakeholders from the Asia-Pacific region.
The regional workshop is 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.