Meeting on Pre-CoP 21 to the UNFCCC

Pre CoP 21Phnom Penh, 19 November 2015: Minister of Environment, H.E. Say Samal, who is also the chairperson of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD), presided over the Cambodia’s Pre-21st Conference of the Parties (CoP 21) meeting with the aim to provide a room for Cambodia’s delegators getting in depth understanding on the overview of CoP 21, agenda, preparations and Cambodia’s positions to be brought for negotiation in the UN climate conferences in France’s Paris from 30 November to 11 December 2015.


Press Release: Consultation Meeting on Cambodia’s INDC

photo 2 1Phnom Penh, 16 September 2015 - The Ministry of Environment organized a consultation meeting on Cambodia’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (Cambodia’s INDC) attended by approximately 120 representatives from line ministries/agencies, development partners and key stakeholders at Himawari hotel, presided over​ by H.E. Say Samal, the Minister of Environment. The Cambodia’s INDC is one of the main documents presenting Cambodia’s contribution to the globe’s Call for Climate Action to be submitted to UNFCCC-Secretariat, a head of COP 21 in Paris of France in coming December 2015.


Training Workshop on NAP Process and Climate Finance Readiness Programme

NAP WS Jun 15Siem Reap-24-25 June 2015, A training workshop on National Adaption Plan (NAP) process and Climate Finance Readiness Programme was organized by Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Environment with support from Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), German Technical Cooperation (GIZ) and US Agency for International Development (USAID), targeted to 48 officials (6 women included)​ from governments/agencies, development partners, and NGOs to increase their understanding on the NAP process and Climate Finance Readiness Programme.


Cambodia preparing report on Intended Nationally Determined Contribution

INDC workshop 17 Jun 2015Phnom Penh- 17 June 2015, Cambodia has starting prepared a report on Intended Nationally Determined Contribution to the United Nations to the Framework Convention on Climate Change (INDC) through a consultative workshop organized by Climate Change Department (CCD) in collaboration with the British Embassy in Cambodia through RECARDO-AEA and the United Nation Environment Program (UNEP) at Imperial Hotel. The event seeks alternative measures of mitigation and adaptation to reduce greenhouse gases emissions to be incorporated into the INDC report.


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