United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP-16, Outcome of the work of the Ad Hoc Working Group on long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention, Cancun, 29 November-10 December 2010

Commitments in: Climate Change - Climate change technology and research

“120. Decides that priority areas that could be considered under the Convention may include, inter alia: 

(a) Development and enhancement of endogenous capacities and technologies of developing country Parties, including cooperative research, development and demonstration programmes; 

(b) Deployment and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies and knowhow in developing country Parties; 

(c) Increased public and private investment in technology development, deployment, diffusion and transfer; 

(d) Deployment of soft and hard technologies for the implementation of adaptation and mitigation actions; 

(e) Improved climate change observation systems and related information management; 

(f) Strengthening of national systems of innovation and technology innovation centres;  

(g) Development and implementation of national technology plans for mitigation and adaptation;”