15 May 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership: Mediterranean municipalities in street lighting exercise

Copenhagen, 14 May 2020 The Mediterranean local communities play a key role in the energy transition. Cities are in the best position to take actions on the ground and to meet local needs in order to address pressing challenges related to growing energy demand, the climate emergency, and the need to find innovative and [...]

12 May 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership join the Paris Committee on Capacity-building Network

Copenhagen, 6 May 2020 UNEP DTU Partnership has joined the Paris Committee on Capacity-building Network, a network that seeks to engage initiatives and entities at local, national, regional, and global levels to support capacity-building efforts for greater climate action. Since 2015, the Paris Committee on Capacity-building (PCCB) has worked to overcome current and emerging gaps and needs [...]

2 May 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership: Ensuring green finance flows

Copenhagen, 29 April 2020 In the struggle to curb global emissions and adapt to the already devastating effects of climate change, we cannot reach our common goals without green finance and investments on a massive scale. Now, with the support of UNEP DTU Partnership, one of Denmark’s biggest investors in developing countries, the Danish Investment [...]

27 April 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership joins climate collabathon

Copenhagen, 24 April 2020 PhD Fellow at UNEP DTU Partnership, Marco Schletz is heading up a prompt developing a Climate Bond Platform using blockchain technology, during the Yale Open Innovation Lab Climate Collabathon taking place this week (April 22-26th). The prompt will develop a platform for real-time monitoring the impact of tokenized climate bond projects by creating [...]

3 April 2020

UNEP x DTU Partnership: New Regional Technology Brief Africa

Copenhagen, 2 April 2020 Africa is among the most vulnerable continents to climate change. By 2030, it is projected that between 75 and 250 million people on the continent will be exposed to increased water stress due to climate change. Enhancing the development, transfer and uptake of climate technology is a key pillar of [...]

8 April 2019

New coalition to tackle cooling blind spot

8 April 2019 - As global temperatures rise and the growing energy demands of air conditioning threaten to emit more greenhouse gases, over 20 leaders committed to a new global effort on clean and efficient cooling. The commitments mark the launch of the Cool Coalition, aimed at making a positive impact on climate change, [...]

4 April 2019

Experts and leaders agree on key ways to mobilise accelerated action for climate and sustainable development

Copenhagen, 3 April 2019 —Participants at Copenhagen synergy conference say strengthened relationship between climate and SDGs provide our best opportunity for systemic change to ensure that no one left behind. With the urgency of climate action at an all-time high, global [...]

21 March 2019

UNEP DTU signs MoU with Argentinian network of municipalities for energy efficiency initiatives

20 March 2019 - Today, UNEP DTU signed an MoU with the Argentinian network of municipalities to together implement energy efficiency initiatives. The signing of the MoU by Peter Skotner, Deputy Director of UNEP DTU Partnership and Mr. Ricardo Bertolino of Asociación Civil Red de Acción Climática (ACRAC) took place during the Danish State visit [...]

22 February 2019

UNEP DTU Partnership director appointed Sustainable Development Professor

21 February 2019 - The title was bestowed by Yonsei University and former UN general secretary Ban Ki-moon to John Christensen, UNEP DTU Partnership's long time director. John Christensen, Director of the UNEP DTU Partnership, was appointed as the first Sustainable Development Professor at Yonsei University, in Korea. The Sustainable Development Professorship is part of [...]

18 February 2019

Secretary-General nominates Inger Andersen of Denmark as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme

18 February 2019 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Inger Andersen of Denmark as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. Ms. Andersen is currently serving as Director General of [...]