Milestone reached for Vietnam’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory for Transport
Transport accounts for 23% of Vietnam’s total energy-based emissions and is highlighted as a focus area in the country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC). As successful implementation of transport climate strategies rests upon the availability of comprehensive data and the application of sound assessment methods for emission reduction potentials, the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport is currently working on developing these.
Aiming for a Low-carbon Coffee Sector: First Results of the Costa Rican Coffee NAMA
At its one-year mark, the world’s first agricultural Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA), Costa Rica’s NAMA Café, and its NAMA Support Project are showing positive results.
Free Webinar Series: “Tracking NDC Achievement – New Accounting Perspectives”
The main purpose of the free webinar series, organised by the project Accounting Rules for the Achievement of the Mitigation Goals of non-Annex 1 countries of the GIZ and PATPA, is to share technical experiences from the pilot activities of the project, in order to help build a common understanding of the new accounting concept and requirements, without prejudging ongoing negotiations of the subject.
Anglophone African Regional Workshop on "Finance ready mitigation actions: building blocks for NDC achievement"
On 25-27April 2017, the Ghanaian Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology & Innovation (MESTI) in cooperation with the African Regional Group of the International Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, are hosting an Anglophone Regional Workshop on "Finance ready mitigation Actions: building blocks for NDC achievement".
International BUR Champions Workshop
On April 5-7 2017, 46 representatives from 28 countries, as well as representatives of international organisations gathered for an international BUR Champions Workshop in Berlin.
The 21st Partnership Meeting on Mitigation and MRV
The 21st Partnership Meeting took place on the sidelines of the COP in Marrakech on 13 November 2016. Participants from various countries, think tanks and implementing organisations discussed two topics: guidance for accounting of (I)NDCs and MPGs for transparency of support.
Tribute to carbon neutral organizations under Costa Rica’s carbon neutrality country program
In 2012 Costa Rica created the Carbon Neutral Country Program to encourage organizations to measure, report, reduce, remove and offset the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by their activities and thereby contribute to the Carbon Neutrality goal of Costa Rica. On 12th December 2016 almost 80 organisations from various sectors were honored for their efforts to become or maintain carbon neutral under the national program.
Cluster Francophone Regional Workshop: discussions on financing strategies and policies for mitigation actions in NDCs (6-8 December in Casablanca, Morocco)
On 6-8 December, the “Cluster Francophone” of the International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV organized a regional workshop in Casablanca (Morocco) with 74 participants from 18 countries.
NAMAs in the context of NDC implementation – online course has been updated
Following the Paris Agreement, the topic of NAMA implementation in the context of NDCs has been the focus of many discussions in the climate community. Accordingly, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has updated its online course, which acts as an introductory guide through the NAMA development process.
Atelier du Cluster Francophone (Décembre 2016. Casablanca, Maroc)
Agenda de l'atelier régional commun du Cluster Francophone à Casablanca Overture de M. Klaus Wenzel pour le Cluster Francophone Présentations du 6 décembre: Finance climat - COP22/CMP12/CMA1 - M. Rachid Tahiri COP 22 - M. Martial Bernoux…