Joint Press Release: Signing of Low Carbon Growth Partnership between the Cambodian side and the Japanese side

On April 11, 2014, the signing ceremony of “Low Carbon Growth Partnership between the Cambodian side and the Japanese side” was held at Cambodiana Hotel between H.E. SAY Samal, Minister of Environment and H.E. Mr. KUMAMARU Yuji, Ambassador of Japan to the Kingdom of Cambodia.

The global warming is a serious problem all the countries in the world are faced with and various measures have been introduced to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases as a cause to this problem.

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Publication of Cambodia National Climate Change M&E framework workshop report

A high level workshop for the development of a national M&E Framework for climate change response was conducted under the auspices of IIED in collaboration with the Climate Change Department, Ministry of Environment of Cambodia and the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) on 12-13 December 2013. Recently, under the cooperation between the CCD, IIED and CCCA, the outcomes from the national M&E workshop are produced through the report publication.

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Appropriate Technology Is a Mechanism to Promote Nationally Appropriate Actions for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction

Phnom Penh - 21th March 2014, a workshop on Energy and Environment Technology: Capacity-Building Cooperation for the Development of NAMA in a MRV manner was organized by the Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Environment (CCD) in cooperation with the Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) in Cambodiana Hotel. The event is attended by about 70 representatives from ministries, and Cambodian/Japanese private companies. The objective of the workshop is to introduce environmentally sound technologies to mitigate the effects of climate change and to facilitate networking and match-making between Cambodian and Japanese companies for potential cooperation through technology transfer.

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Press Release: Climate Change Financing Framework Consultation Workshop, 28 Jan 2014

A consultation workshop on the Climate Change Financing Framework was organized by Climate Change Department of Ministry of Environment on 28 January 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh. Following the launch of Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan (CCCSP, 2014-2023), Cambodia needs to establish reliable, transparent and attractive financing mechanisms to effectively implement the Strategic Plan.

 

The financing framework includes an analysis of existing public spending on climate change, showing that about 7% of public expenditure in 2012 is directly related to Climate Change, and up to 46% have some degree of climate change relevance. Climate relevant expenditure is spread over a number of ministries and agencies, with the largest expenditures incurred by Ministry of Public Work and Transports, Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology, and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

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