Sustainable Development

Event: 52nd meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Accreditation Panel (CDM-AP) prepares the decision making of the Executive Board in accordance with the procedure for accrediting operational entities.  

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Proposed Agenda and Annotations for CDM EB-56 Released [viewed]

30 August 2010: The proposed agenda and annotations, together with the draft work programme, for the 56th meeting of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which is scheduled to take place from 13-17 September 2010, in Brasília, Brazil, is now available on the CDM website.

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UN Secretary-General Appoints Group of Eminent Persons for LDCs [viewed]

27 August 2010: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a Group of Eminent Persons to examine development problems faced by Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

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Event: 10th DNA Forum [viewed]

The Designated National Authorities (DNA) Forum is to provide opportunities for DNA representatives to exchange views, share their experiences relating to the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and bring forward common views and issues to the attention of the Executive Board.  

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Event: 51st Meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The Accreditation Panel (AP) was established to prepare the decision making of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in accordance with the procedure for accrediting operational entities.  

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Event: 46th Meeting of the CDM Methodology Panel [viewed]

The Methodologies Panel (Meth Panel) was established to develop recommendations to the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) on guidelines for methodologies for baselines and monitoring plans and prepare recommendations on submitted proposals for new baseline and monitoring methodologies.  

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Event: 30th Meeting of the CDM Afforestation/Reforestation Working Group [viewed]

The working group on afforestation and reforestation for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project activities (AR WG) was established to prepare recommendations on submitted proposals for new baseline and monitoring methodologies for CDM AR project activities. The working group is expected to work in cooperation with the Meth Panel.  

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Event: 28th Meeting of the CDM Small-Scale Working Group [viewed]

The small scale working group (SSC WG) was established to prepare recommendations on submitted proposals for new baseline and monitoring methodologies for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) small scale project activities.  

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Event: UNCTAD's Second World Investment Forum [viewed]

The World Investment Forum, organized by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), will feature high-level panels addressing several issues related to climate change policy, including how investment can foster sustainable development, and the promotion of green foreign direct investment (FDI) in light of government commitments to combat climate change.  

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Event: UNCTAD Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on the Green Economy: Trade and Sustainable Development Implications [viewed]

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is organizing an expert meeting to feed into the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), to be held in Brazil in 2012. The Ad Hoc Expert Meeting is being organized in close collaboration with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). It aims to explore ways in which the green economy, through trade-led growth, could become a pro-development income-generating instrument that will directly contribute to meeting the sustainable development imperative adopted at Rio in 1992.  

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