26 October 2020

UNEP/DTU Partnership: Two new briefs on Data Centres

October 20 2020 Digitalisation Powerhouse and Energy Efficiency Potentia Key messages: The digitalisation of the economy worldwide and technological innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI), internet-of-things (IoT) and blockchain are driving exponential growth in the demand for data centres’ services. Data centres use approximately 200 TWh of electricity annually, corresponding to roughly 1% of [...]

1 October 2020

UNOPS: Let’s build a future that empowers all woman and girls

Copenhagen, 1 October 2020 Twenty-five years ago, tens of thousands of activists and delegates came together in China’s capital city to create the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the most ambitious roadmap for the empowerment of all women and girls around the world. While countries have made modest but hard-earned gains towards [...]

21 September 2020

UNEP/DTU Webinar: Launch of the new Pocket Guide to NDCs

Copenhagen, 21 September 2020 UNEP DTU Partnership and the European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi) recently produced a Pocket Guide to NDCs. The Guide explains the provisions of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2015, and of the Katowice rulebook adopted in 2018. We will launch the Guide on a webinar planned on 6 October 2020. We [...]

16 September 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership assists Kenya develop a national energy efficiency strategy

New national strategy attracts attention and funding and marks the culmination of an agreement between UNEP DTU Partnership and the Kenyan government September 16, 2020 Experts from UNEP DTU Partnership together with Kenyan and international stakeholders have developed the Kenya National Energy Efficiency & Conservation Strategy (NEECS), launched today by the Ministry of Energy of [...]

11 September 2020

UNHCR shocked by fires at Moria asylum center, ramping up support for affected asylum seekers

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 11 September 2020  UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is shocked and saddened at events on Lesvos island this week where a series [...]

4 September 2020

UNEP DTU: Finding new digital ways for climate capacity building

Copenhagen, 3 September 2020 Through online platforms, webinars and digital workshops UNEP DTU Partnership is continuing our work on climate action and capacity building for a greener future. Since the global spread of Covid19 earlier this year, UNEP DTU Partnership has adapted our approaches, finding new ways to engage our partners, and taking advantage [...]

16 June 2020

UN City SDG Hub Club: This week’s webinars on climate Technologies in Asia Pacific and the socio-economic consequences of COVID-19 on fefugees

Copenhagen, 15 June 2020 This week, we invite you to join us for two webinars on Climate Technologies and Technology Needs Assessments activities in Asia Pacific and The socio-economic consequences of COVID-19 on refugees across the world. On 16 June, UNEP DTU invites you to a discussion on the financial and capacity-building needs in the Asia Pacific and highlight how [...]

5 May 2020

WHO/Europe: Enabling positive birth experiences in the time of COVID-19

Rome, 5 May 2020 At the beginning of the epidemic, our initial reaction was fear – fear of getting infected, of how our work may be affected and for the health of the pregnant women requiring our assistance. Our priority became tackling that fear by adhering to guidelines, including those from WHO, and putting [...]

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 [...]