Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body

Event: 74th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board (EB) will convene its 74th (EB74) meeting to consider matters relating to the operation of the CDM.  

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Event: 30th Meeting of the Joint Implementation Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The Joint Implementation (JI) Accreditation Panel will meet to consider matters relating to the accreditation of independent entities.  

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Event: 75th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board (EB) will convene its 75th (EB75) meeting to consider matters relating to the operation of the CDM.

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Event: 33rd Meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee [viewed]

The Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee will convene its 33rd meeting (JISC 33) to consider matters relating to the operation of Joint Implementation.  

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Event: 76th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board (EB) will convene its 76th (EB76) meeting to consider matters relating to the operation of the CDM. EB76 will be held in conjunction with the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UNFCCC.  

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Cook Islands Submits Renewable Energy NAMA [viewed]

17 January 2013: The Government of the Cook Islands has submitted a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) seeking support for implementation to pursue the objective of achieving electricity 100% based on renewable sources by 2020. The proposal includes an implementation plan to generate 50% of its energy production from renewables by 2015, phasing out its current diesel generator-dominated system.

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Indonesia Submits Sustainable Transport NAMA [viewed]

23 January 2013: Indonesia has submitted the "Sustainable Urban Transport Initiative" as a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA), seeking support for implementation. The initiative seeks to foster sustainable urban transport in Indonesian cities through the adoption of measures to stop the increasing motorization in the country and diminish existing externalities of transportation.

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CDM Reaches 6000th Project Milestone [viewed]

UNFCCC30 January 2013: The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has reached the 6,000 project milestone, with the registration of the “Phuong Mai 3 Wind Power Project,” a wind power project in Viet Nam expected to reduce 32,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per year.

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TEEB Report Highlights the Ecosystem Services Provided by Wetlands [viewed]

1 February 13: The Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners have launched the report "The Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Water and Wetlands." The report urges a major shift in attitudes towards wetlands, to recognize their value in delivering water, raw materials and food, as well as their role in maintaining people's livelihoods and the sustainability of the world's economies.

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Event: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety COP-MOP 7 [viewed]

The seventh meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Conference of the Parties serving as Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety is scheduled for 29 September-3 October 2014. Among other issues, the meeting is expected to address: handling, transport, packaging and identification (HTPI) of living modified organisms (LMOs); risk assessment and risk management; and socio-economic considerations.  

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