The Good Practice Database presents various examples of good practices worldwide which demonstrate how climate policies and actions are being effectively designed and implemented across a range of national contexts. This analysis is a joint initiative of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, the UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme and the NDC Support Cluster.

Initial Experiences of the Community of Practice on Supporting Direct Access to Climate Finance

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 12:12
Benin, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kenya, Morocco, Namibia, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Middle East and North Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa
Developing countries are highly vulnerable to climate change and thus need financing for adaptation and low-carbon development. The international community has established multilateral funds to support mitigation and adaptation in these …

Dialoguemos NDC: A Participatory Process for NDC Implementation in Peru

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 04:01
Peru, Latin America and Caribbean
When confronted with climate change demand, countries are challenged with involving several key actors such as government, NGOs, the private sector, and civil society groups. Additionally, countries must ensure coordination between all …

Integrating gender targets into LEDS and NAMAs

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:12
Bhutan, South Asia
In 2012, Bhutan launched its Carbon Neutral Strategy (CNS) as a follow-up to the carbon neutral commitments pledged by the government during the Copenhagen UNFCCC-COP15 meeting in 2009. With the support of the UNDP Low-Emission Capacity …

Charging Ahead: The Growth of Electric Bus Markets in Latin American Cities

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:12
Brazil, Chile, Latin America and Caribbean
Public transportation plays a major role in Latin American cities. Cities are also the most likely regions to be the most polluted due to their high population densities. Electric buses present a great opportunity to both provide a …

Charging Ahead: The Growth of Electric Car Markets in Latin American Cities

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:12
Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean
In Latin America 37% of total emissions come from the transportation sector, out of which, 27% comes from private vehicle ownership. Annually, it is estimated that 50,000 premature deaths result from transport related emissions. Meanwhile …

Moving toward green mobility: three countries, three different paths

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:12
France, Luxembourg, Norway, Europe and Central Asia
Current transportation technologies and behaviors are major contributors to pollution, traffic congestion, noise, and greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). Globally, 23% of GHG emissions come from the transportation sector. As countries seek to …