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The United Nations Environment Programme has announced the appointment of Jukka Uosukainen as director of the climate technology centre and network (CTCN).  

Uosukainen has worked in the national and international environmental sector for more than two decades, chairing and facilitating various UN committees, including of the UN framework convention on climate change and UNEP. More recently, he served as the special envoy for climate change for the government of Finland.

CTCN is the operational arm of the UN framework convention on climate change technology mechanism. It aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve resilience to changing weather patterns, drought, soil erosion, and other impacts of climate change in developing nations. The CTCN is guided by an advisory board with representatives from developing and developed countries, various UNFCCC committee members as well as representatives from environmental NGOs, business and academia.

Marco Lambertini

Dr Marco Lambertini has been appointed director-general of global conservation organisation WWF International. Currently chief executive of BirdLife International, Lambertini will begin his new role on May 1 2014.

His work in conservation started at the age of 14, as a volunteer with WWF-Italy. He then joined the non-profit...

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