UNFCCC

UNFCCC Launches DNA Help Desk for Under-Represented Regions and Countries [viewed]

UNFCCC2 August 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has launched the Designated National Authority (DNA) Help Desk, which aims to help DNAs in under-represented regions and countries to improve their level of participation in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

read more »

UNFCCC Releases Submissions on Revision of JI Guidelines [viewed]

UNFCCC30 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published the submissions from parties, intergovernmental organizations and admitted observer organizations containing their views on the revision of the joint implementation (JI) guidelines (FCCC/KP/CMP/2012/MISC.1).

read more »

Event: 38th Meeting of the CDM Small Scale Working Group [viewed]

The Small Scale Working Group of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will hold its 38th meeting to consider matters relating to small scale CDM project activities, including proposals for new baseline and monitoring methodologies for small scale project activities.  

read more »

Event: Expert Meeting on a Range of Approaches to Address Loss and Damage [viewed]

This expert meeting on a range of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events, is being organized by the UNFCCC Secretariat.  

read more »

Event: 57th Meeting of the CDM Methodology Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Methodology Panel will hold its 57th meeting to consider matters relating to CDM baseline and monitoring plans and methodologies.  

read more »

Event: 61st Meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Accreditation Panel will hold its 61st meeting to consider matters relating to the accreditation of operational entities.  

read more »

UNFCCC Holds Expert Meeting on Loss and Damage in LAC [viewed]

UNFCCC27 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat organized a regional expert meeting to discuss the full range of approaches and tools to address the risks of loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change and the relative cost-effectiveness of these. The meeting focused on the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, and included discussion of impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events.

read more »

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

UNFCCC27 July 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the centralized review of the 2011 annual submission of Sweden (FCCC/ARR/2011/SWE). The report highlights that total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions decreased by 17.3% between 1990 and 2009.

read more »

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.

read more »

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. 

read more »