Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement (PATPA)

Second edition: Accounting for National Determined Contributions

The 2015 Paris Agreement requires Parties to regularly communicate nationally determined contributions (NDCs) in which they specify their national climate mitigation targets and actions (Article 4.2). Besides, the Paris Agreement…

Good Practice Study on GHG-Inventories for the Waste Sector
Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement (PATPA)

Updated: Good Practice Study on GHG-Inventories for the Waste Sector

The purpose of this study is to support the preparation of GHG inventories in the waste sector through good practice examples which can be adopted in other countries. This report complements the existing reporting guidance under the UNFCCC…

Cover BUR Template
Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement (PATPA)

Updated: Biennial Update Report (BUR) Template

The Biennial Update Report (BUR) Template is intended to support the preparation of BURs by non-Annex I Parties, thereby enabling these Parties to submit ambitious reports and to present information in a consistent, transparent, complete…

BTR Guidance and Roadmap Tool
Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Biennial Transparency Report Guidance and Roadmap Tool

Biennial Transparency Reports (BTRs) must be submitted by 31 December 2024 at the latest which is not far in the future: the best way to prepare is to take action today.  The Biennial Transparency Report (BTR) Guidance and Roadmap Tool guides developing countries in planning the preparation process of their first BTR as well as preparing a roadmap for implementing it. Download it here.
NDC Handover Checklist
Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement (PATPA)

NDC Handover Checklist

Record your NDC knowledge to be ready for future NDC cycles.

Availability of relevant information and data, such as greenhouse gas inventory, baseline, projections and assumptions as well as all stakeholders involved, are very important…

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Biennial Update Report (BUR) Template

The GIZ Biennial Update Report Template seeks to guide non-Annex I Parties in the preparation of Biennial Update Reports (BURs), thereby enabling those Parties to submit transparent as well as ambitious BURs. The template sets out a proposed report structure as well as guidance on the presentation of information, including use of tables.