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Outreach Program for
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APEC Climate Center Outreach Program

APEC Climate Center supports technology transfer based on high technology, an international network, and a variety of education programs for developing country. Through this support, we want to contribute to the development of APEC member countries’ climate change response and adaptation ability, as well as to sustainable development.

Support · Educational · Training programs for developing countries

Support · Educational · Training programs for developing countries consist of one week lectures and working experience. We invite research officials (long-term climate prediction and climate change response fields) from developing countries that are in need of human resources and technical infrastructure. Through this program, APCC would like to decrease the knowledge gap among the APEC member economies by spreading the climate prediction technique and the know-how of climate information application.


2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
49 pax from 29 countries 44 pax from 26 countries 50 pax from 19 countries 37 pax from 14 countries 33 pax from 18 countries

* A total of 237 officials from 52 countries participated developing-country meteorological department’s officials education from 2011 to 2014.


Young Scientist Support Project (YSSP)

APEC Climate Center is facilitating YSSP to strengthen the Asia-Pacific developing countries’ abilities in climate science, and to set up a cooperation network for future joint research. After inviting young scientists from developing countries, APCC creates a research environment for scientists to research effectively in a given period. During this time, an APCC researcher steps into a mentor role.


  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
The Number of Participants 11 8 13 7 9
Participated counties
Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, etc. 
7 countries
Indonesia, Mongol, Madagascar, etc. 
5 countries
Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, etc. 
11 countries
Philippines, Indonesia, Chile, etc. 
6 countries
Niue, Tuvalu, Kiribati, etc. 
8 countries

* A total of 52 officials from 18 countries participated YSSP from 2011 to 2014.