02.11.2023: Malé, Maldives
The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology of Maldives has signed a contract with Javaabu Pvt Ltd to undertake the “Consultancy Service for Enhancing Knowledge Management Capabilities and Functionality of the Ministry’s Website – Phase 1” The contract signing ceremony took place at the Ministry, with the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Ajwad Musthafa, representing the Ministry, and the Managing Director, Mr. Mohamed Jailam, signing on behalf of Javaabu Pvt Ltd.
The objective of this consultancy is to enhance the knowledge management capabilities of the Ministry’s website. To achieve this, the functionality, compatibility, security of the website requires to be updated. This update aims to ensure the website aligns with the latest version of WordPress, addresses any existing plugin compatibility issues, and improves overall user experience and enhance sharing of knowledge products being developed at the Ministry and facilitating access and dissemination amongst additional staff, private sector stakeholders, NGOs, and the general public.
This activity is being undertaken under the “Capacity Building for Improved Transparency of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Actions in the Maldives” (CBIT Maldives) project to provide better functionality to organize and access documents in the Ministry website.
By aligning the Maldives’ transparency efforts in line with the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) of the Paris Agreement, the CBIT Maldives project seeks to strengthen long-term institutional arrangements, systemize data collection and processing, and develop indicators and methodologies. Additionally, the project aims to improve overall data quality and management procedures for GHG inventories, mitigation and adaptation actions tracking, and climate finance, ensuring regular and transparent reporting to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process. These efforts will inform national decision-making processes and contribute to the effective management of climate change challenges.
The CBIT Maldives project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and executed by the Ministry, with implementation support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment).