Work with us: Technical Specialist – Environmental (Climate Change) – Maternity cover

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) is currently recruiting a Technical Specialist to support the continued development and delivery of e-learning, training, and other capacity building activities related to climate action transparency. Please visit the UNOPS website for the full vacancy announcement.  Duty station: Bonn/Home-based Contract type: International ICA Contract level: IICA-2 Duration: January… Read more

Work with us: Intern – Climate Change and Monitoring and Evaluation

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) is currently recruiting an Intern to support with the collection, analysis and visualisation of data as part of ICAT’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Uptake (MELU) framework. The incumbent may also be asked to conduct background research related to different aspects of ICAT’s work and activities, in particular in… Read more

Eswatini officially joins ICAT as project begins in Mbabane

With the project underway, find out how ICAT will support Eswatini to meet it’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) targets, strengthen capacities, and contribute towards ongoing efforts in building a national transparency framework that meets international standards but is tailored to domestic needs. Read more

Kenya and Mozambique collaborate in peer-to-peer knowledge exchange workshop on climate action hosted by ICAT

In the first of a series of capacity building workshops on climate action transparency, lessons learned from Kenya were shared with institutional stakeholders from Mozambique on enhanced stakeholder participation. Read more

Chile invests in capacity at the sub-national level to enhance its action on climate change

Building on existing initiatives and developments, and in full coordination with sub-national stakeholders, the ICAT project will address these challenges by providing the systems, tools and capacity building needed to enhance the transparency of climate action at the sub-national level, and improve the capacity to design and implement locally appropriate mitigation actions.  Read more

Cambodia uses transparency to create transport policies that meet national demands and international standards

Building on the success of the first project phase, ICAT is supporting the Ministry of Environment to establish a national MRV system and provide sectoral guidance to improve MRV in the transport sector – with a particular focus on road and rail transport.  Read more

Call for Proposals: Technical support for the establishment and management of a Regional Climate Action Transparency Hub in Central Asia

The Regional Climate Action Transparency Hub (ReCATH) for Central Asia aims at building capacity and creating a network in the region to support member countries in their efforts to improve/build sustainable and comprehensive transparency/MRV (measurement, reporting and verification) systems. Read more

Monitoring climate finance in the private sector – Experiences from the ICAT project in Peru

UNEP DTU Partnership together with the LEDS LAC Platform organized the Peer-to-Peer exchange within the framework of the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) and with the participation of the Ministerio del Ambiente – Perú (MINAM). The objective of the session was to show the progress on the design of a national private financing reporting… Read more

Pilot studies of transformational change show the extent of climate policy ambition

The ICAT Assessment Guide for Transformational Change has recently informed four countries/initiatives - Tonga, Bolivia, Uganda, the NACAG Initiative - on how to make concrete climate action more ambitious. Read more

Nigeria to enhance its capacity to measure and report on climate actions and policies

At an inception workshop held on 8 April 2021, a range of stakeholders gathered virtually and in person to kick-start the ICAT project which aims to enhance Nigeria’s ability to measure the performance of targeted climate policies and actions. In partnership with the Government of Nigeria, the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) and CITEPA, ICAT… Read more