CITC Launch The 1st Regional Training For ASEAN On “Climate Change Management For Sustainable Development” And “Mitigation Mechanism”

Published Date 2016-04-28 10:38:25 น.

Climate change issue is being recognized as one of sustainable development agendas and many developing countries are now considering and preparing national policies and actions to tackle both climate change and sustainable development issues.

Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization) (TGO), a responsible agency of climate change mitigation and climate change awareness raising under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)of Thailand, has been conducting various activities to promote low carbon and resilient societies, one of which is the establishment of Climate Change International Technical and Training Center (CITC), which aims to be a “one-stop technical and training center” and a networking platform on climate change for various stakeholders in Southeast Asian countries.

Since its establishment in 2014, CITC has set up a variety of training courses that aim to enhance the capacity of a wide range of stakeholders and networking among them, this includes the launching of the 1st Regional Training for ASEAN on “Climate Change Management for Sustainable Development” and “Mitigation Mechanism” at Pullman Hotel G Bangkok during 29 February – 4 March 2016.

The objective of the training is to enhance understanding on the importance of low carbon and climate resilient society development in view of sustainable development, learn effective approaches to accelerate low-carbon and climate-resilient development, as well as mitigation options and approaches, and technologies and lastly to learn and share experiences among Southeast Asian countries that face similar challenges in addressing climate change.

Additionally, there was a site visit on Coastal erosion management by plantation at Bangpu Nature Education Centre, Samut Prakan Province. There were more than 50 training participants from central and local government, private sector and academia in Thailand and in ASEAN countries joined the event.

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