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Technology Executive Committee

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Work of the Technology Executive Committee

Provide an overview of technology needs and an analysis of issues

Function:

Provide an overview of technological needs and an analysis of policy and technical issues related to climate technology development and transfer.

Modalities:

For more information on TEC modalities click here.

Progress of work:

ActivitiesOutcomes
2015

2014

  • Workshop on strengthening the national systems for innovation in developing countries
  • Participation in the technical expert meeting on renewable energy under the ADP WS2
  • Thematic dialogue on climate technology financing, in collaboration with the CTCN
  • Workshop on technologies for adaptation in collaboration with the Adaptation Committee

2013

2012

2015 
  • Summary of the thematic dialogue on development and transfer of technology in distributed renewable energy generation and integration
  • Interim report: Evaluation of the Poznan strategic programme on technology transfer

2014

2013

  • Summary report of the thematic dialogue on research, development and demonstration of environmentally sound technologies
  • TEC CTCN joint annual report
  • Key messages for the consideration of COP 19
  • TEC Brief: Results and success factors of TNAs
  • TEC Brief: Possible integration of the TNA process with the NAMA and NAP processes
  • TEC Brief: Using roadmapping to facilitate the planning and implementation of technologies for mitigation and adaptation
  • Background paper on technology road maps

2012

  • Key messages for the consideration of COP 18
  • Report on activities and performance of the TEC
2011
  • Report on activities and performance of the TEC

Recommend actions to promote the development and transfer of technology

Function:

Consider and recommend actions to promote technology development and transfer, in order to accelerate action on mitigation and adaptation.

Modalities:

For more information on TEC modalities click here.

Progress of work:

ActivitiesOutcomes
2015
  • Thematic dialogue on Development and transfer of technology in distributed renewable energy generation and integration

2014

  • Workshop on strengthening the national systems for innovation in developing countries
  • Thematic dialogue on climate technology financing, in collaboration with the CTCN
  • Workshop on technologies for adaptation in collaboration with the Adaptation Committee
  • TEC CTCN joint side event during SB 40
  • TEC CTCN joint side event during COP 20

2013

  • TEC side event at COP 19
  • First usage of social media (Facebook and Twitter) to promote the work of the TEC and further engage with observers
  • Establishment of taskforces to prepare TEC Briefs on specific topics
  • Expert meeting on technology roadmaps
  • In-session workshop on TNAs
  • Thematic dialogue on the research, development and demonstration of environmentally sound technologies

2012

  • TEC side event at COP 18
  • Decision to integrate new features for the TEC information platform on TT:CLEAR
2014

2013

  • TEC CTCN joint annual report
  • Key messages for the consideration of COP 19
  • TEC Brief: Results and success factors of TNAs
  • TEC Brief: Possible integration of the TNA process with the NAMA and NAP processes
  • TEC Brief: Using roadmapping to facilitate the planning and implementation of technologies for mitigation and adaptation
  • Inventory of technical briefs and technology roadmaps on TT:CLEAR

2012

Recommend guidance on policies and programmes

Function:

Recommend guidance on policies and programme priorities related to technology development and transfer with special consideration given to the least developed country Parties.

Modalities:


For more information on TEC modalities click here.

Progress of work:

ActivitiesOutcomes
2013
  • Establishment of taskforces to prepare TEC Briefs on specific topics
2015
  • Interim report: Evaluation of the Poznan strategic programme on technology transfer
2014
2013
  • TEC CTCN joint annual report
  • Key messages for the consideration of COP 19
  • TEC Brief: Results and success factors of TNAs
  • TEC Brief: Possible integration of the TNA process with the NAMA and NAP processes
  • TEC Brief: Using roadmapping to facilitate the planning and implementation of technologies for mitigation and adaptation

2012

2011
  • Report on activities and performance of the TEC

Promote and facilitate collaboration between technology stakeholders

Function:

Promote and facilitate collaboration on the development and transfer of technologies for mitigation and adaptation between governments, the private sector, non-profit organizations and academic and research communities.

Modalities:

For more information on TEC modalities click here.

Progress of work:

ActivitiesOutcomes
2015

2014

  • Workshop on strengthening the national systems for innovation in developing countries
  • Thematic dialogue on climate technology financing, in collaboration with the CTCN
  • Workshop on technologies for adaptation in collaboration with the Adaptation Committee
  • Participation in the technical expert meeting on renewable energy under the ADP WS2

2013

2012

  • Decision to integrate new features for the TEC information platform on TT:CLEAR
2014
2013
  • TEC CTCN joint annual report
  • Key messages on collaborative research, development and deployment of environmentally sound technologies for the consideration of COP 19 
  • Inventory of technical briefs and technology roadmaps on TT:CLEAR

2012

  • New and completely remodelled technology information platform TT:CLEAR


 

Recommend actions to address barriers

Function:

Recommend actions to address barriers to technology development and transfer, to enable enhanced climate action.

Modalities:

For more information on TEC modalities click here.

Progress of work:

ActivitiesOutcomes
2014
2013
  • Consideration of a report on the two thematic dialogues on barriers and enabling environments
  • Creation of an internal taskforce on barriers and enabling environments
  • Consideration of the initial findings from the second round of TNAs with a particular focus on barriers and enabling environments
2012
  • TEC 3 and TEC 4: thematic dialogues on barriers and enabling environments
  • Call for inputs on ways to address barriers to and promote enabling environments for climate technology development and transfer 


2014
  • Summary of the TEC workshop on national systems of innovation
2013
  • Key messages on barriers and enabling environments for the consideration of COP 18
  • Submissions received from 17 organizations in response to the call for inputs
  • TEC flyer for COP 18

 

Seek cooperation with technology stakeholders and promote coherence across technology activities

Function:

Seek cooperation with relevant international technology initiatives, stakeholders and organizations, and promote coherence and cooperation across technology activities, including activities under and outside of the Convention.

Modalities:

For more information on TEC modalities click here.

Progress of work:

ActivitiesOutcomes
2015
2014
  • Workshop on strengthening the national systems for innovation in developing countries
  • Thematic dialogue on climate technology financing, in collaboration with the CTCN
  • Workshop on technologies for adaptation in collaboration with the Adaptation Committee
  • Participation in the technical expert meeting on renewable energy under the ADP WS2

2013

  • Expert meeting on technology roadmaps
  • Thematic dialogue on the research, development and demonstration of environmentally sound technologies
  • Bilateral communication exchanges with other relevant bodies under the Convention
  • First usage of social media (Facebook and Twitter) to promote the work of the TEC and further engage with observers

2012

  • Call for inputs on activities undertaken by observer organizations relevant to the TEC in performing its functions
2014
2013
  • Key messages on collaboration between the TEC and organizations under and outside of the Convention, for the consideration of COP 19
  • Modalities on linkages with other relevant institutional arrangements under and outside of the Convention
  • TEC views on the 2013 work programme on long-term finance 
  • Inventory of technical briefs on TT:CLEAR

2012

  • Submissions received from 17 organizations on activities undertaken by observer organizations relevant to the TEC 

 

Catalyse the development and use of technology road maps or action plans

Function:

Catalyse the development and use of technology road maps or action plans at the international, regional and national levels through cooperation between relevant stakeholders, particularly governments and relevant organizations or bodies, including the development of best practice guidelines as facilitative tools for action on mitigation and adaptation.

Modalities:

For more information on TEC modalities click here.

Progress of work:

ActivitiesOutcomes
2015
  • Call for inputs:  How TNAs results can be developed into implemented projects
2013

2012

  • Call for inputs regarding technology road maps developed by relevant organizations
2014
  • Paper on good practices of TNAs, TAPs and project ideas
2013
  • Key messages on technology road maps for the consideration of COP 19
  • TEC Brief: Using roadmapping to facilitate the planning and implementation of technologies for mitigation and adaptation
  • Background paper on technology road maps
  • Inventory of technology roadmaps on TT:CLEAR

2012

  • Key messages on technology road maps for the consideration of COP 18
  • Submissions received from seven organizations in response to the call for inputs