Using the support provided by Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA), the Climate Change Department of the Ministry of Environment Cambodia, is jointly organizing a workshop with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) aimed at developing a ‘National Climate Change Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework’. This is building on the recently lunched Cambodia Climate Change Strategic Plan (CCCSP), which sets the overall national policy for climate changeand recommend the establishment of a National Framework for Monitoring and Evaluation of climate change response.
The 3rd National Forum on Climate Change, which took place in Phnom Penh from 5th to 7th November 2013, provided an opportunity for Cambodia to share the progress made over the past two years in putting in place strong national systems and capacities for the management of the Climate Change response. The Prime Minister and senior government officials emphasized the need to move from an initial experimental phase to a full-scale climate change response over the next five years, and presented their priorities to make this transition possible. Click here to download file:
Warsaw, 15 November 2013 - Mr. SUM Thy, Director of Climate Change Department of Ministry of Environment presented lessons learned from Country-based practical experience on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) in Cambodia in the site-event organized by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) on 15 November 2013 during his participation in Warsaw UN Climate Change Negotiations known as the 19th Conference of the Parties (C0P 19). Download full article click here:
Cambodia’ Efforts in Response to Climate Change Are Addressing Climate Change Adaptation at Community and National Level
Warsaw, 14 November 2013 – “Climate change is not an option, we have to take it very seriously because it affects every aspects of our life”, said Tin Ponlok of the Cambodian Ministry of Environment in a side event “From integrated climate strategies to climate finance effectiveness: the role of mainstreaming and institutional strengthening” organised by the European Union at the side of the 19th UN Climate Conference.
The First Cambodian Standardized Baseline of Rice Mill Sector is Adopted by UNFCCC
Warsaw, 8 November 2013 – The Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Cambodian DNA’s proposal on standardized baseline “Technology switch in the rice mill sector of Cambodia” in its 76th meeting held from 4 to 8 November 2013 in Warsaw, Poland. Globally, this is the 4th approved standardised baseline and the 1st one in rice mill sector. Click here to download file:
Ministry of Environment Announces 3rd National Forum on Climate Change
Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Between 5 - 7 November, 2013 the Ministry of Environment, acting as the Chair of the National Climate Change Committee, will host the 3rd National Forum on Climate Change. The 1st National Forum on Climate Change, held in 2009, put climate change as one of Cambodia’s development agenda. Since then, extensive efforts have been made to progress Cambodia’s climate change policy initiatives and through a constructive policy dialogue platform, Cambodia began a vigorous national policy and strategic planning process.
The 3rd National Forum on Climate Change aims to demonstrate progress in Cambodia’s climate change agenda from planning to taking actions for sustainable development in the changing climate. The Forum will be officially opened at the Council of Ministers by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN SEN, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.