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CIC Edmonton: Conversation with Diana Cartwright
October 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
Canadian International Council Edmonton Branch members are invited to join us for a lunchtime conversation with Diana Cartwright, Canada’s liaison for the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). The lunch will provide an opportunity to learn more about Diana’s career as well as the work of the organization.
Space is limited and open to CIC members only. There is no fee to participate however members will be responsible for the cost of their own lunch.
Event Location TBC
Restaurant to be confirmed, in Downtown Edmonton, AB ,Canada.
Branch-based Contact Person for registration * Katie Meredith
Email * Edmonton@thecic.org
Cut-off date for registration: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Diana Cartwright is the liaison, or “National Designated Entity” for Canada to the Climate Technology Centre and Network. She has worked at Natural Resources Canada in the Energy and Environment Policy Division for almost 3 years, since returning from 5 years of teaching at the Dalian University of Finance and economics in Northeast China.
Previous to her time in China, Diana was at Environment Canada working on eco-labelling and water issues, and before that, with the Delphi Group, a consulting company, where she managed The EXCEL Partnership, an organization of business environmental leaders from across Canada.
About the United Nations Climate Technology Centre and Network:
The UN CTCN was recently established under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change process to facilitate the transfer of technology to developing counties. It has been operational since 2014. The CTCN promotes the accelerated development and transfer of climate technologies at the request of developing countries for energy-efficient, low-carbon and climate-resilient development. It fosters technology development and transfer through three core services: 1) technical assistance; 2) access to information; and, 3) scaling up international collaboration.