Webinar on setting up and enhancing national technical teams for GHG inventories in Latin America
On 28 November 2017, the Information Matters project held a webinar on the topic of setting up and enhancing national technical teams for GHG inventories in Latin America. The webinar was held together with UNDP-GSP and the Latin-American…
COP23: Ready for the Enhanced Transparency Framework?
Around 80 participants attended the side event ‘Ready for the Enhanced Transparency Framework? – mastering BURs today, tracking NDCs tomorrow’ on 7 November 2017 at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP) in Bonn, Germany. The event was…
Webinar on transparency and NDCs
On 1 November 2017 the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH organised a webinar on the topic ‘Transparency as the link between NDCs, stocktaking and reaching the goal of the Paris Agreement’. The webinar…
Welcome to our website
The Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement launched a new website at the beginning of November 2017. The relaunch has made the site more modern and more user-friendly, and the key services have been improved and are now easier…
Transparency Side Events at COP23
From 6 to 17 November 2017, delegations from 195 countries will be gathering in Bonn for the Conference of Parties (COP) 23 to drive forward the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Various side events will take place during the two weeks…
Regional Dialogue on NDCs for Latin America
The Ecuadorian government hosted from 30th of August to 1st of September 2017 the Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Latin America in Quito, Ecuador with approximately 140 participants. The regional dialogue…
Waste NAMA to promote co-processing of municipal solid waste (MSW) based refused derived fuel (RDF) in cement kilns in India
In its Nationally Determined Contributions, India has committed to reduce the emission intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 per cent by 2030 from 2005 level. The waste and forest sectors have been identified as priority areas to achieve such emission reduction. Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are effective tools for achieving these objectives and additionally, the NAMA will provide important economic, social and environmental sustainable development co-benefits.
Costa Rican Coffee NAMA on its way to the first low-carbon coffee in the world
Costa Rica´s coffee harvest lasts from September to February, varying between the country´s different coffee regions. But even in the months with no harvest yet, the country´s coffee producers have been far from inactive: 50 mills and over 3,000 coffee farmers participated in a wide range of trainings and workshops offered by the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) Café de Costa Rica.
Ghana pilots corporate carbon footprint reporting for electricity sector
Ghana recently introduced a corporate emissions reporting programme to better capture emissions from the electricity sector. The GHG reporting programme trained mining and electricity production companies on carbon accounting techniques and is currently being piloted by the Volta River Authority (VRA), a state run power utility company and Ghana’s premier supplier of electricity.
Underway: Viet Nam reviews and updates its NDC
On June 28, 2017, Viet Nam launched a process to review and update its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). A kick-off consultation workshop marked the beginning of this comprehensive task. By September 2019, it will conclude with Viet Nam’s submission of its revised NDC to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).