On 27 August 2020, Mr. Thawatchai Saengkhamsuk, Director of CITC and Representative from CITC joined the “Virtual Preparatory Meeting of the 11th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC)” at the CCCO meeting room 16th floor, Tipco 2 tower, Bangkok organized and presided by ASEAN Secretary and attended by participants from focal points of each ASEAN member states and international organizations.
Director of CITC presented the achievements and progress of TGO/CITC which support ASEAN member states under the AWGCC action plan in follow acitivities.
1. Status update on ASEAN Cooperation Project Proposal: “Formulation of ASEAN Climate Change Capacity Building Roadmap”
2. Status Update on the Implementation of AWGCC Action Plan on Capacity Building;
a. Regional training course for AMS on the topic of mitigation and MRV on 18-20 December 2019 with the objective to provide knowledge on Mitigation Mechanism in Asian countries as well as mitigation options that can be applicable together in further.
b. Regional online training course for AMS on the topic of NDC achievement on 13-30 July 2020 with the objective to enhance practical skills related to formulation of policy level mitigation measures through developing work plan through preparatory work and online consultation with international experts.
c. Regional online training course for AMS on Climate Finance on 13-30 July 2020 with the objectives to learn the process of designing climate change adaptation project and learn practical experience on strengthening enabling environment for adaptation project implementation and access to financial sources.
In addition, one of the main topics of the meeting were discussion on preparation for the 11th meeting on ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change to is expected to be held in the coming October. Which will be held in a virtual meeting and will be hosted by Thailand.