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APEC Climate Center to Promote Sustainable Climate Change Response in the Pacific Islands Countries (PICs)
The APEC Climate Center (Hereafter APCC) held the Official Handover Ceremony of the the Van-KIRAP tailOred System of Climate Services for AgRiculture (OSCAR) System. The OSCAR system is a Vanuatu Customised Climate Information Services-based Decision Support System (DSS) for farmers. The Official Handover Ceremony was attended by around 50 participants, including the Vanuatu Minister of Climate Change Adaptation, key high-ranking and working-level officials from local government related to agriculture, weather, and climate.APCC officially transferred the OSCAR to the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD), laying the foundation for the sustainable provision and operation of climate services in Vanuatu. Based on this, APCC will promote follow-up projects to steadily strengthen the field utilization of OSCAR system.Meanwhile, APCC researchers participated in the '6th Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC)', held from 14th to 16th August, 2023 and then attended the 3rd Pacific Ministerial Meeting on Meteorology (PMMM), held on 18th August in Nadi, Fiji.At the PMC and the PMMM, APCC introduced its Green Climate Fund (GCF) projects, currently carried out to enhance the climate change response capacity of Pacific Island countries, and discussed collaborative measures necessary for joint responses to climate change with 14 Pacific Island countries.In particular, at the PMC, APCC researchers, together with the Director General of Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP: Mr. Sefanaia Nawadra) and the VMGD Director(Mr. Montine Romone), officially announced the local transfer and operation of OSCAR to Vanuatu to PICs. It raised awareness of OSCAR system around the area.
Date : 2023.08.21
APCC, As One of The Member Institutes of The Busan Climate Change Consultative Group (BCCCG), Participated in Holding the 2023 BCCCG Seminar
The Busan Climate Change Consultative Group (BCCCG), which the APEC Climate Center (APCC) is participating in as a member institute, hosted the 2023 BCCCG Seminar on May 26, 2023, at the Busan Exhibition & Convention Center (BEXCO), Republic of Korea. The theme of the event was: ‘Era of Climate Crisis, Climate Industry’s Response’.The BCCCG, which the Busan Metropolitan City, the Busan Regional Office of Meteorology (BROM), Busan Development Institute (BDI), and APCC are participating in as member institutes, was formed in March 2021. The purpose of BCCCG are not only to promote the sharing of science and policies related to climate change within the Busan region through the participation of the public, public, academic, and research institutions, but also to implement the 2050 carbon neutrality in Busan. By doing so, BCCCG hopes that the Busan region will effectively respond to climate change issues.
Date : 2023.06.08
APCC and Seoul National University Asia Center to Sign MOU to Respond to Climate Change and Promote Sustainable Growth in Asia
APCC and Seoul National University Asia Center(SNUAC) signed MOU to respond to climate change and promote sustainable growth in Asia at APCC building in Busan, Korea on May 12, 2023.This MOU was signed to lay the foundation for joint climate change response efforts in climate-sensitive sectors such as agriculture, water resources, and disaster prevention between APCC and SNUAC. By so doing, both institutes would like to contribute to sustainable growth and prosperity in Asia.With the signing of this MOU, the two organizations plan to pursue as follows;▲ Promoting food security and securing stable water resources by actively supporting the use of climate prediction information in the fields of agriculture, forestry, and water resources▲ Promoting joint participation in domestic and global projects for climate change response and carbon reduction▲ cooperating to jointly hold various capacity-building programs, academic seminars, and workshops to respond to climate change.
Date : 2023.05.16