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Climate Change Newsletter No.7, Oct-Dec 2016

Newsletter No.7 En Page 1 1Climate Change Policy and Implementation

- Mainstreaming climate change into Cambodia legal and regulatory frameworks

- Learning from indigenous practice to enhance knowledge on climate resilience

- Cambodia Official Development Assistance database had been improved thematic markers, sectors and sub sector to track an international climate financing

International Climate Dialogues

- Law on the ratification of the Paris Agreement is approved

Voices from the Ground

- Multi-stakeholder partnership to work on a Holistic Waste Management Strategy for the city of Phnom Penh, by Nexus Carbon for Development

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Consultation Workshop on Financing Strategy for the National Adaptation Plan

NAP workshop 27 Feb 2017Phnom Penh, 23rd February 2017– The stakeholder consultation workshop on “Draft Financing Strategy for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) of Cambodia” was organized by​Department of Climate Change (DCC), General Secretariat​​ of the NCSD​ and Ministry of Environment in cooperation with GIZ, and financed by the United States Agency for International Development​ (USAID) with participation of 44 representatives from 23 line ministries, agencies and development partners under chairmanship of H.E. Chuop Paris, Deputy Secretary General of NCSD and Mr. Thomas Waldraff, Country Director of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Cambodia at Himawari Hotel. The event aims to present financial options, identify available financial resources from national and international levels in the context of climate finance readiness and particularly gather comments and feedback on the draft financing strategy, and develop an implementation plan for the identified priority actions for the NAP.

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First Meeting of Climate Change Technical Working Group for Strengthening Climate Change Response

TWG 1st meeting 20Feb2017The first meeting of Climate Change Technical Working Group (CCTWG) was held this morning, 20th February 2017 at Cambodianna Hotel, under chairmanship of H.E. Tin Ponlok, Secretary General, National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD)​ with participation of 19 line ministries agencies to discuss CCTWG’s mandate and priority progamme, supporting to the NCSD for strengthening Cambodia’s capacity to respond to climate change. CCTWG is an integral part of the NCSD structure coordinated by Department of Climate Change.

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Climate Change NewsLinks

  • The new normal: facing climate change +

    Source: Phnom Penh Post, Fri, 17 February 2017   Last year’s drought caused a nationwide crisis, with harvests ruined, forest Read More
  • Act Together to Protect Cambodia From Climate Change +

    Source: The Cambodia Daily, 4 January 2016 It’s time for us to discuss, plan and act together to protect Cambodia Read More
  • Ambitious agenda needed to fight climate change +

    Source: The Phnom Penh Post Fri, 16 September 2016 George Edgar Last December, 195 countries, including Cambodia, gathered in Paris Read More
  • Scenes from a drought - Across the country, water scarcity is threatening health and livelihoods +

    Source: Phnom Penh Post, 29 April 2016 Banteay Meanchey Since December, the only source of free water for the 600 Read More
  • Tonnes of fish killed by heat in Kampong Thom +

    Source: Phnom Penh Post Mon, 25 April 2016​ Niem Chheng and Sen David Record-breaking temperatures and drought are wreaking havoc Read More
  • Ratanakkiri Running Out of Water Amid Worst Drought in Years +

    Source: The Camboida Daily With a severe drought choking the northeast, it’s only a matter of weeks before many residents Read More
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