Building capacity to support countries fulfil reporting requirements
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) just concluded the inception phase of a new project aimed at helping countries to overcome the challenges posed by the reporting requirements under the Paris Agreement, with focus on the agriculture sectors.
Pacific Alliance: market and non-market approaches for achieving the NDCs
The Pacific Alliance’s Technical Subgroup on MRV held discussions on the role of market and non-market approaches for achieving the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in March 2019.
The road to better air and lower emissions in South Africa
Simultaneously addressing climate change and air pollution promises to be the single best approach to limit global warming to 1.5°C while, at the same time, providing desirable health benefits.
Workshop on Monitoring & Evaluation of Climate Change Adaptation
Climate change experts and public officials from the Latin America and the Caribbean region discussed the monitoring and evaluation of adaptation as part of the EUROCLIMA+ programme.
Results of the 50th Session of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies (SB50) in Bonn, June 2019
The 50th Session of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies (SB50) took place in Bonn from 17-27 June 2019. The meeting focused primarily on outstanding negotiation issues from COP24, which include above all the discussions on market mechanisms. In…
24th Meeting of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement (PATPA)
About 50 negotiators (and practitioners) from developing and developed countries as well as partner organisations exchanged their experiences and perspectives on the future of PATPA in the light of the Katowice Rule-Book.
Key messages of the Global NDC Conference 2019
The Global NDC Conference 2019 took place from 12-14 June 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Its purpose was to inspire and enable policy-makers and practitioners to accelerate the pace and scale of transformational change, via NDC implementation, to…
GIZ publishes guidance note on NDCs and the Enhanced Transparency Framework
GIZ is glad to announce its new publication titled “Next steps under the Paris Agreement and the Katowice Climate Package: Guidance for policy makers on Nationally Determined Contributions and the Enhanced Transparency Framework”. Jointly…
IPCC update on guidelines for national GHG inventories
The 49th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-49) has released an update to its methodology that governments use to estimate their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals. The Panel adopted the Overview Chapter…
Workshop on tracking progress on adaptation to climate change in Uganda
From the 8th to the 10th of May of 2019, about 35 country representatives and 16 participants from international organizations and initiatives met in Kampala, Uganda, to discuss tracking progress on adaptation to climate change under the…