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UNFCCC senior-level round-table discussion on International Technology Cooperation on Environmentally Sound Technologies: What makes it work?

Tuesday, 14 November 2006, 13.15 - 14.45, Plenary Conference Room II, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya

Main objectives 
  • To present a range of views from high-level representatives from governments, relevant international financial organizations and the private sector on technology cooperation activities, highlighting experiences, lessons learned, needs and concerns, drawing from existing bilateral experiences, technology cooperation initiatives, partnerships and agreements.
  • To recognize a variety of technology initiatives, complementary to ongoing UNFCCC activities, and acknowledge that these activities assist in meeting the goal of UNFCCC.
  • To discuss strategies for short-, medium- and long-term international technology cooperation and partnerships in the development, deployment, diffusion and transfer of environmentally sound technologies.

(PDF) Leaflet

(PDF) Agenda



Mr. Kazuhiko Hombu, Deputy Director-General for Energy and Environment, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

(PDF) Japan's actions on international technoloy cooperation of ESTs (552 kB)

Mr. Harland L. Watson Senior Climate Negotiator and Special Representative Department of State, United States of America

(PDF) International Technology Cooperation: U.S. View (2415 kB)

Mr. Thomas Verheye DG Environment, European Commission

(PDF) An European Union perspective (252 kB)

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