UNFCCC

UNFCCC Releases Corrigendum to the GHG Inventory Review for Ukraine [viewed]

UNFCCC20 February 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a corrigendum to the report of the individual review of the annual submission of Ukraine submitted in 2011 (FCCC/ARR/2011/UKR/Corr.1).

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Event: 66th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Executive Board (EB) of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will hold its 66th meeting to consider matters relating to the operation of the CDM.  

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UNFCCC Secretariat Launches CDM Radio Club for Africa [viewed]

UNFCCC23 February 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has launched a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Radio Club for Africa, aimed at promoting awareness of the CDM in Africa and extending the CDM to communities that are yet to benefit from it.

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Event: Rio Conventions Pavilion at Rio+20 [viewed]

The Rio Conventions Pavilion at Rio+20 is a collaborative outreach activity of the Secretariats of the Rio Conventions (UNFCCC, UNCCD and CBD), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and 25 other international, national and local partners. It aims to promote and strengthen synergies between the Rio Conventions at implementation levels by providing a coordinated platform for awareness-raising and information-sharing about the linkages in science, policy and practice between biodiversity, climate change and combating desertification/land degradation.  

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UNFCCC Launches Momentum for Change Initiative Webpage [viewed]

UNFCCC20 February 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has launched a new Momentum for Change Initiative webpage, with links to the outstanding climate change projects showcased at the 17th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 17) and the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties (CMP 7) to the Kyoto Protocol.

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CDM Policy Dialogue Panel Adopts Work Plan and Research Programme [viewed]

16 February 2012: The High-Level Panel on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Policy Dialogue has concluded its first meeting, during which it agreed on the scope and work plan for its deliberations.

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

The second meeting of the TEC will focus on developing a work plan for 2012 and 2013, and will address how to build on existing technology-related opportunities in the following areas: analysis and synthesis; policy recommendations; facilitation and catalyzing; linkages with other relevant institutional arrangements under the UNFCCC; engagement of stakeholders including the private sector; and information and knowledge sharing.  

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Event: ICLEI - 2012 World Congress [viewed]

The ICLEI World Congress 2012 takes place every three years and provides mayors, local government officials, representatives of international institutions and other partners opportunities for peer exchange, knowledge-sharing, capacity building and on-site visits and exhibits. ICLEI is supported by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR), the World Bank and others. Key themes to be addressed during the conference include: green urban economy; changing citizens, changing cities; greening events; and food security and how can biodiversity protection be integrated into municipal planning and decision making.  

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UNFCCC Publishes Corrigendum to Response Measures Workshop Report [viewed]

10 February 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published a corrigendum (FCCC/SB/2011/INF.6/Corr.1) to the report on the joint workshop on matters relating to Article 2.3 (adverse impacts of policies and measures) and Article 3.14 (adverse effects and impacts of response measures) of the Kyoto Protocol. This joint Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) and Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) workshop was held from 19-20 September 2011, in Bonn, Germany.

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First Cookstove CDM Programme of Activity Registered in Africa [viewed]

9 February 2012: The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board has registered the first African cookstove CDM Programme of Activity (PoA), under which up to 100,000 improved cookstoves will be distributed over five years, generating emission reductions of up to 250,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually.

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