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Call for proposals for hosting the Climate Technology Centre
 
 Shortlisted proponents and proposals 
 Consortium led by United Nations Environment Programme

pdf-icon Main proposal (1575 kB)  
pdf-icon Clarification (184 kB)  
Annexes
Supporting materials 

 Global Environment Facility 

pdf-icon Main proposal (1967 kB)  
pdf-icon Clarification (652 kB)
Supporting materials

 Det Norske Veritas AS

pdf-icon Main proposal (3600 kB)
pdf-icon Clarification (159 kB)
Supporting materials

  Note: Some information including resumes of key personnel is removed as requested by the 
  proponents.   


List of proponents and executive summary of proposals submitted 
 
 Organization                                                           Country/Location                  Executive Summary
Consortium led by United Nations Environment Programme* Nairobi, Kenya  pdf-icon Executive Summary (294 kB)  
Research Institute of Petroleum Industry Iran pdf-icon Executive Summary (178 kB)  
Det Norske Veritas AS Norway pdf-icon Executive Summary (54 kB)  
Global Environment Facility  Washington, D.C., United States of America pdf-icon Executive Summary (238 kB)  
Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council India  pdf-icon Executive Summary (1640 kB)  
International Clean Energy Partnership Association ICEPS e.V Germany Not found 
South-South Global Assets and Technology Exchange China pdf-icon Executive Summary (229 kB)  
Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica Costa Rica  pdf-icon Executive Summary (444 kB)  
Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology Indonesia pdf-icon Executive Summary (323 kB)  

 *: The members of the consortium are:
  - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  - United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) 
  - Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) – Thailand
  - Bariloche Foundation – (BF) Argentina
  - Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – South Africa
  - The Energy and Research Institute (TERI) – India
  - Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA-TM) – Senegal
  - Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) – Costa Rica
  - World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) – Kenya
  - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) – Germany
  - Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) – The Netherlands
  - National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) – United States
  - UNEP Risø Centre, including expertise from UNEP-DHI Centre (URC) – Denmark



Inquiries and responses
 

By means of pdf-icon this clarification (244 kB) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat provides a complete overview of inquiries received from interested organizations with responses provided by the UNFCCC secretariat in consultation with the evaluation panel, as requested by the Conference of the Parties.


Responses to the inquiries contained in this clarification are an integral part of the call for proposals for hosting the Climate Technology Centre (CFP 2012-S1) issued by the UNFCCC secretariat on 16 January 2012.  In their proposals, proponents shall consider the clarification provided in addition to the specifications of  the CFP.

 Furthermore, the UNFCCC secretariat informs on the following:

  1. The closing deadline for submission of proposals is 16 March 2012 at 12 noon Central European Time (CET), as originally scheduled;
  2. Proponents are kindly requested to also enclose in their submission an electronic copy (on CD-ROM) of the proposal, in order to faciliate the review;
  3. Proposals will be opened by the UNFCCC secretariat on 16 March 2012 at 3 p.m. CET and the list of proponents and executive summaries included in the proposals will be made available on the UNFCCC website the next business day. 

Download here pdf-icon the full text of the clarification (244 kB)  to the call for proposals. 



Call for proposals
 

The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), by its decision 1/CP.16, established a Technology Mechanism which consists of a Technology Executive Committee and a Climate Technology Centre and Network with their respective functions.

The COP, at its seventeenth session in Durban, South Africa, decided to launch the selection process for the host of Climate Technology Centre, in order to make the Technology Mechanism fully operational in 2012.

The pdf-icon call for proposals (455 kB) is hereby issued by the UNFCCC secretariat as requested by the COP to invite interested organizations including consortia of organizations to submit their proposals for hosting the Climate Technology Centre.

The proposals must be submitted to the secretariat not later than 16 March 2012 at 12 noon Central European Time. Further information with regard to the submission and evaluation of proposals could be found in the pdf-icon full package of the call for proposals (455 kB) as attached. 

Download here pdf-icon the full package of the call for proposals (455 kB) for hosting the Climate Technology Centre.

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