Experience Sharing Workshop for Climate Change Pilot Projects

IMG 6897 rrProject representatives from the 21 grant recipients under the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) met on 28-30 January 2013 at Golden Sea Hotel, in Sihanoukville, to take part in an Experience Sharing Workshop for climate change pilot projects. The main objective of the workshop was to identify key lessons learnt in the various sectors or thematic areas of climate change response in Cambodia.
 
Click here to dowload the proceedings of this workshop.
 

Villagers in Prey Veng Are Pleased With Crop Varieties Introduced by CCCA

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On 14th January 2013, a delegation of the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance programme, which consisted of CCCA staff and representatives from development partners including European Union, UNDP and the Embassy of Sweden visited CCCA beneficiaries at on-farm demonstration sites in Prey Veng Province.

According to recent research, this province is very vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, in particular to the negative effects of extended drought periods and more severe floods. Currently one of the CCCA’s grant projects is supporting farmers to respond to these climate change effects through appropriate adaptation measures and the project is titled “BUILD-FARM-ADAPT”.

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Report of the CoP18 Outcomes to the Prime Minister

Report of the CoP18 Outcomes to the Prime Minister 1The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conducted its 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP 18) from 26 November to 07 December 2012 in Doha, Qatar which was participated by over 9000 representatives from 192 member countries. There were 23 Cambodian delegations who are members of the National Climate Change Committee and Climate Change Technical Team, and representatives from key line ministries and Civil Society Organizationsns, paticipated in the conference. The Cambodian team was led by H.E Thuk Kroeunvutha, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Environment.

The brief outcomes of the conference is obtained here: CoP18 Outcomes (Kh Version)


 

Cambodian Positions for the 18th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC

Sokha4 crbAs a party to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Cambodia fully supports the efforts to address climate change based on the key principles of the UNFCCC.

Furthermore, the Cambodia negotiating positions have been proposed in line with those of the Least Developed Country (LDC) group and the G77+China group.

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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

 

Launch of Knowledge and Information Platform

7thNovember, 2012, Phnom Penh Cambodia

0IMG 1845 rThe Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Environment launched an online knowledge and information platform together with the presentation of Education and Awareness Guidelines. On this occasion, the award ceremony of a climate change student painting competition was celebrated. Over 100 participants from government institutions, development partners, civil society organizations,academia, and media attended the event.

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