UNFCCC- 18th Conference of the Parties

IMG 0867Cambodia has become a member of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which is an international environmental treaty, since 1996. The UNFCCC holds its Conference of the Parties (CoP) annually with an aim at stabilizing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. This year, CoP has reached the 18th session which is organized from 26 November to 7 December 2012 at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar. For further information on the CoP18 decisions, please visit: UNFCCC-CoP18 Decisions

 

1st Draft of Sector Plans

The NCCC, with the support of the CCD/MOE and the Cambodian Climate Change Alliance Result 1 (Policy Framework and Formulation) has developed a first set of sector plans.

As a process, the sector plans are designed to be integrated into the upcoming national policy of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

This work is ongoing and we invite you to provide your comments on the drafts developed.

 

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A strategic plan to cope with climate change

Group Photo - 26 July 2012

On the 26th of July, in Siem Reap, the Ministry of Environment (MoE) organized a consultation meeting to review the first drafts of sectoral climate change strategic plans developed by key line ministries. The outcomes of this consultation meeting contribute to align the drafts that will be compiled as one national strategic plan: the Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan (CCCSP).

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Consultation Workshop - June 2012

Dr Sithanon (UNDP Consultant) underlines the vision of ownership in the sectoral approachJune 2012 - Phnom Penh

The Climate Change Department, secretariat of the NCCC, with the support of the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance Result 1 (Policies), Result 2 (Communications) and Result 3 (Trust Fund), ran a consultation workshop that provided the recipients of the Result 1 sectoral grants the opportunity to present their progress report on the development of Sectoral strategies and Action Plans.

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