UNFCCC

Policy Dialogue Panel Finalizes Recommendations for CDM Reform [viewed]

UNFCCC26 July 2012: The High-Level Panel on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Policy Dialogue has concluded its final meeting with agreement on recommendations for reforming the CDM. The recommendations cover issues such as the role and value of the carbon markets, sustainable development, regional distribution, governance structure, additionality, appeals and grievance mechanisms, and the development of new carbon market mechanisms.

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UNFCCC Holds Workshop on Water, Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation [viewed]

UNFCCC20 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat organized a technical workshop to address water, climate change impacts and adaptation strategies under the Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change. The meeting was held in Mexico City, Mexico, from 18-20 July 2012. 

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Event: Fourth Meeting of the Technology Executive Committee [viewed]

The Fourth Meeting of the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) will meet from 6-8 September 2012, in Bangkok, Thailand. Discussions will address, inter alia, activities identified in the report on the linkage modalities and the rolling workplan of the TEC for 2012–2013 (FCCC/SB/2012/1).  

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UNFCCC Releases Technical Paper on Financing Options for REDD+ [viewed]

UNFCCC26 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a technical paper (FCCC/TP/2012/3) on financing options for the full implementation of results-based actions relating to the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70 (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, and the role of conservation, sustainable use of forests and enhancement of carbon stock (REDD+)) including related modalities and procedures.

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UNFCCC Publishes Synthesis of Views on Review of JI Guidelines [viewed]

UNFCCC25 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published a synthesis report of the views of parties, and intergovernmental and observer organizations on the revision of the Joint Implementation (JI) guidelines (FCCC/KP/CMP/2012/INF.1).

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UNFCCC Releases Corrigendum to GHG Inventory Review for Lithuania [viewed]

UNFCCC19 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a corrigendum to the report of the individual review of the annual submission of Lithuania that was submitted in 2011 (FCCC/ARR/2011/LTU/Corr.1).

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CDM Executive Board Adopts Guidelines on Additionality of Small-Scale Projects [viewed]

UNFCCC20 July 2012: The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has concluded its 68th meeting, during which it considered issues relating to additionality and the demonstration of the sustainable development co-benefits of CDM projects.

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UNFCCC Publishes Workshop Report on Increasing the Level of Ambition [viewed]

20 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the report (FCCC/ADP/2012/INF.1) of the in-session workshop on increasing the level of ambition, carried out in accordance with Durban Decision 1/CP.17 (AWG-LCA Outcome).

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UNFCCC Outlines CDM Financing and Support Opportunities in Africa [viewed]

18 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published a summary of key financing and support opportunities available to Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in Africa, titled “CDM in Africa - Finance and Support.”

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UNFCCC Publishes Australia's GHG Inventory Review Report [viewed]

18 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the centralized review of the 2011 annual submission of Australia (FCCC/ARR/2011/AUS). The report finds that total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions increased by 30.4% between 1990 and 2009.

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