Agreed outcome pursuant to the Bali Action Plan
Enhanced action on technology development and transfer to support action on mitigation and adaptation
Outcome of the work of the AWG-LCA on Technology development and transfer:
Arrangements to make the Technology Mechanism fully operational in 2012
The Cancun Agreements:
Outcome of the work of the AWG-LCA on Technology development and transfer
For a complete overview of the AWG-LCA process, please refer to the AWG-LCA page of the UNFCCC website.
In 2007, in Bali, the COP decided to launch a comprehensive process to enable the full, effective and sustained implementation of the Convention through long-term cooperative action, up to and beyond 2012, in order to reach an agreed outcome and adopt a decision at its fifteenth session, by addressing, inter alia, enhanced action on technology development and transfer to support action on mitigation and enhanced action on the provision of financial resources and investment to support action on mitigation and adaptation and technology cooperation ( decision 1/CP. 13).
The COP, at its eighteenth session, adopted the agreed outcome pursuant to the Bali Action Plan (decision 1/CP. 18) and noted that this decision, together with decisions adopted by the COP at its sixteenth and seventeenth sessions, constitutes the agreed outcome pursuant to decision 1/CP.13.
At COP 16, as part of the Cancun Agreements, a Technology Mechanism was established (decision 1/CP.16), comprising a Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and a Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN).
At COP 17, arrangements to make the Technology Mechanism fully operational by 2012 were developed by adopting the terms of reference of the CTCN and launching the selection process for the host of the Climate Technology Centre (CTC).
At COP 18, Parties selected UNEP, as the leader of a consortium of partner institutions, as the host of the CTC for an initial term of 5 years. Furthermore, the Advisory Board of the CTCN was also established.
Parties still have to agree on: