New Release - Climate Change Action Plan for Ministry of Environment 2016-2018

Climate Change Action Plan for MoE 2016 2018 En FINAL CoverTo promote implementation of the strategic objectives of the CCCSP 2014-2023, Ministry of Environment (MoE) has developed the present Climate Change Action Plan for the period 2016-2018, in alignment with the mandates of the ministry and of the General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD). The Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP) sets out the key priority actions for Ministry of Environment three General Directorates of Environmental Knowledge and Information, Environmental Protection, and Nature Conservation and Protection Administration, through which they can support the implementation of CCCSP. It also sets clear guidance on key priority actions for the GSSD, in particular for the Department of Climate Change Department, as well as the Departments of Science and Technology, Green Economy, and Biodiversity.


New Release - Cambodia’s Second National Communication Submitted under the UNFCCC


This Second National Communication has been prepared to fulfil Cambodia’s commitments to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It contains the necessary information about the country’s major sources of greenhouse gas emissions and sinks, vulnerability and adaptation options, together with the necessary mitigation measures that Cambodia has implemented, and will continue to implement, to adapt to climate change impacts and to further contribute to global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.



Climate change is trained to nearly 100 young people

12390959 625368390935619 6390889703025508977 nPreah Sihanouk, 24 December 2015​- A training workshop on climate change for youths is organized under the presidency of H.E. Say Samal, the Minister of Environment as well as Chairperson of the National Council for the Sustainable Development (NCSD) with participation of nearly 100 youths who are from the Ministry of Environment, Union Youth Federations of Cambodia and relevant stakeholders. The training aims to improve as well as raise awareness of leaders, government officials, general public, especially young students about climate change issues.


Discussion on climate change response achieved in 2015 and work plan for 2016-2017

StaffRetreat2015Preah Sihanouk province - To effectively optimize climate change response at national and sub-national level in line with international trend, Department of Climate Change of General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (GSSD) in collaboration with Cambodia Climate Change Alliance phase 2 (CCCA 2) organized a staff retreat to oversee the CCCA’s key achievements in 2015 and develop 2016-2017’s work plan with the participation from the Department and CCCA by checking key challenges, recommendations, as well as discussions on work plan 2016-2017 from 17-18 December 2015.


Sharing experiences among climate change practitioners is way to further strengthening climate change knowledge platform

LearningEvent16Dec2015Preah Sihanouk, 16 December 2015 – Department of Climate Change Department (DCC) of General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) with financial support from the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) organized a “Learning event for climate change technical team and practitioners” under the chairmanship of Mr. Sum Thy, Director of Department of Climate Change, General Secretariat of the NCSD with participation of over 60 climate change practitioners representating Climate Change Technical Team from concerned ministries, 8 CCCA-funded Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP), National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development, 3 Provincial Department of Environments, Asian Development Bank and German Technical Cooperation.


Training on international climate finance and ODA database

CDC learning event 3Preah Sihanouk, 14 December 2015 – A training workshop on tracking of climate finance in the ODA database is organized by the General Secretariat of the National Council for Development sustainable (GSSD) for officials from the Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CRDB/CDC) and Ministry of Economy and Finance from 14-15 December 2015. This initiative is part of the cooperation between Department of Climate Change of the GSSD and CRDB/CDC, with financial support from the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA).


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