Category Archives: united nations

Climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings

In August the Technology Executive Committee, Climate Technology Centre and Network, and regional partners held a series of virtual technical expert meetings on climate mitigation. The topic was ‘climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings’, and four sessions were held, for

Climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings

In August the Technology Executive Committee, Climate Technology Centre and Network, and regional partners held a series of virtual technical expert meetings on climate mitigation. The topic was ‘climate-smart cooling solutions for sustainable buildings’, and four sessions were held, for

Webinar: Climate technology from needs to implementation

The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee recently hosted a webinar to launch new TEC publications on enhancing Paris Agreement implementation, on the topics of: 🧩 Enhancing implementation of the results of the technology needs assessment; 💡 Innovative approaches to accelerating and

Webinar: Climate technology from needs to implementation

The UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee recently hosted a webinar to launch new TEC publications on enhancing Paris Agreement implementation, on the topics of: 🧩 Enhancing implementation of the results of the technology needs assessment; 💡 Innovative approaches to accelerating and

Podcast: Refugee law, asylum justice & closed borders

It was great to speak with my colleague Liu Yue for the latest episode of Legal Frontiers. Yue shares his experience working with refugees and asylum seekers at Asylum Access Thailand, and we also discussed recent developments in refugee law

Podcast: Refugee law, asylum justice & closed borders

It was great to speak with my colleague Liu Yue for the latest episode of Legal Frontiers. Yue shares his experience working with refugees and asylum seekers at Asylum Access Thailand, and we also discussed recent developments in refugee law

Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests

Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting

Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests

“June Momentum” UNFCCC climate technology webinar

This week, in the context of the “June Momentum” series, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism hosted a webinar on its ongoing work and the topic of climate technology as a contributor to a green recovery. The webinar may be viewed here,

“June Momentum” UNFCCC climate technology webinar

This week, in the context of the “June Momentum” series, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism hosted a webinar on its ongoing work and the topic of climate technology as a contributor to a green recovery. The webinar may be viewed here,

Podcast: International Cleantech Cooperation

Clean technologies have a key role to play in a green recovery from the current crisis. This World Environment Day, in the latest Legal Frontiers episode, my colleague Assistant Professor Joy Xiang & I discuss the state of international cleantech

Podcast: International Cleantech Cooperation

Clean technologies have a key role to play in a green recovery from the current crisis. This World Environment Day, in the latest Legal Frontiers episode, my colleague Assistant Professor Joy Xiang & I discuss the state of international cleantech

Jessup at the United Nations: International legacy, transnational possibilities

Last month saw the publication of a new book edited by Professor Peer Zumbansen: The Many Lives of Transnational Law: Critical Engagements with Jessup’s Bold Proposal. The book collects the papers originally given at a 2016 conference at King’s College London than

Jessup at the United Nations: International legacy, transnational possibilities

Last month saw the publication of a new book edited by Professor Peer Zumbansen: The Many Lives of Transnational Law: Critical Engagements with Jessup’s Bold Proposal. The book collects the papers originally given at a 2016 conference at King’s College London than

UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee – 20th meeting

This was a TEC meeting like no other. In this difficult time, the focus is rightly on combating the pandemic. At the same time, it’s vital our cooperation on climate change continues. That’s why the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee met

UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee – 20th meeting

This was a TEC meeting like no other. In this difficult time, the focus is rightly on combating the pandemic. At the same time, it’s vital our cooperation on climate change continues. That’s why the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee met

The UNited for Climate Justice project & its proposals for progressive climate action

Climate change will affect everyone, and in many parts of the world its consequences are already keenly felt. It’s not a question of theory or ideology, and a robust global response shouldn’t be held back by partisan politics. That response

The UNited for Climate Justice project & its proposals for progressive climate action

Climate change will affect everyone, and in many parts of the world its consequences are already keenly felt. It’s not a question of theory or ideology, and a robust global response shouldn’t be held back by partisan politics. That response

UNited for Climate Justice meeting, Brussels

Climate justice matters for everyone. In support of António Guterres’ call for enhanced action, the UNited for Climate Justice project continues, from Madrid to Brussels to New York. The Brussels meeting of the diverse steering committee saw productive discussions, as

UNited for Climate Justice meeting, Brussels

Climate justice matters for everyone. In support of António Guterres’ call for enhanced action, the UNited for Climate Justice project continues, from Madrid to Brussels to New York. The Brussels meeting of the diverse steering committee saw productive discussions, as