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Technology Mechanism


A Technology Mechanism was established by Parties at the 16th session of the COP in Cancun in 2010 to facilitate the implementation of enhanced action on technology development and transfer to support action on mitigation and adaptation in order to achieve the full implementation of the Convention.

The Technology Mechanism is under the guidance of and accountable to the COP, and consists of the following two components:

The TEC and the CTCN shall relate so as to promote coherence and synergy and are mandated to facilitate the full implementation of the Technology Mechanism, as set out in Decision 1/CP.16.