Learning Event on Sharing Experiences on the Implementation of Priority Climate Change Actions and Scaling-Up of Successful Approaches

Learning Event Siem Reap 7 Jun 2017 1Siem Reap – 7 to 8 June 2017, Department of Climate Change (DCC), General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD), with financial support of the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), organized a “Learning Event on Sharing Experiences on the Implementation of Priority Climate Change Actions and Scaling-Up of Successful Approaches” at Siem Reap Province with participation from 22 CCCA-funded projects, climate change focal points from all concerned ministries, and key other climate change projects to take stock of the progress made in the implementation of the CCCA grants, and discuss strategies to ensure these grants contribute the scaling-up of the climate change response in Cambodia.

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Job Announcement: 1) Project Impact Baseline Assessment; 2) Project Communication Officer

Closing date: 20 June 2017

Project “Reducing the vulnerability of Cambodian rural livelihoods through enhanced sub-national climate change planning and execution of priority actions”

The Project “Reducing the vulnerability of Cambodian rural livelihoods through enhanced sub-national climate change planning and execution of priority actions” has been designed to reduce the vulnerability of rural Cambodians, especially land-poor, landless and/or women-headed households. The objective of the project, therefore, is to improve sub-national administration systems affecting investments in rural livelihoods through climate sensitive planning, budgeting and execution. The Department of Climate Change (DCC) of the General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD), chaired by the Ministry of Environment is the Implementing Partner, with support from a number of key technical Ministries.

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Youths in Svay Rieng province are trained on Climate Change

Youth Training SVR 12 May 2017Svay Rieng, 12 May 2017​–Department of Climate Change, General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD), with support from Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) organized a Training Workshop on Climate Change for Youths with participation over 130 youths, including 61 women to build capacity on the climate change terminology, cause and effect, impact, vulnerability at national and international levels in responding to climate change, and adaptation and mitigation options. The event is presided over by H.E. Tin Ponlok, NCSD’s Secretary General and H.E. Sum Socheath, Deputy provincial governor of Svay Rieng.

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Electronic Version of the Lexicon of Climate Change

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The Lexicon of Climate Change in Khmer is available in electronic version.

- To download the app for mobile phones, visit the App Store (for iPhone) or the Play Store (for Android) and type CCLexicon, then install.

- To access web based plateform, visit webiste of Department of Climate Change, click here.

 

Lexicon of Climate Change in Khmer Officially Launched

Lexicon LaunchThe General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development has the honor to inform the public and the media, both national and international, that the Ministry of Environment, the National Council for Sustainable Development and the National Council of Khmer Language have launched the “Lexicon of Climate Change in Khmer”, in both printed and electronic versions, this afternoon 25 April 2017 at the Ministry of Environment. This is the first time that the government has published a Lexicon for official use of practitioners working in the field of climate change and for the public in general. The Lexicon is meant to support the use of climate change terminology, ensuring its accuracy, consistency and uniformity.

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Climate Change Newsletter No.7, Oct-Dec 2016

Newsletter No.7 En Page 1 1Climate Change Policy and Implementation

- Mainstreaming climate change into Cambodia legal and regulatory frameworks

- Learning from indigenous practice to enhance knowledge on climate resilience

- Cambodia Official Development Assistance database had been improved thematic markers, sectors and sub sector to track an international climate financing

International Climate Dialogues

- Law on the ratification of the Paris Agreement is approved

Voices from the Ground

- Multi-stakeholder partnership to work on a Holistic Waste Management Strategy for the city of Phnom Penh, by Nexus Carbon for Development

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