Events - Wednesday, 21 August 2013

60th Meeting of the CDM Methodology Panel

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Methodology Panel will hold its 60th meeting to consider matters relating to CDM baseline; simplification and streamlining of methodologies and tools; standards and procedures; and further standardization in the demonstration of additionality.  

dates: 19-22 August 2013   location: Bonn, Germany  

65th Meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel

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. The 65th meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 19-22 August 2013.  

dates: 19-22 August 2013   location: Bonn, Germany  

First Africa Food Security Conference

This conference will be held around the theme 'Harnessing Ecosystem Based Approaches for Food Security and Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa'. It is convened by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and other UN agencies, governments, research institution, NGOs, scholars, donors, and local governments. The event will consist of a combination of plenary and panel group discussions, which will provide a platform for participants to interact and learn about the latest ideas and practices in harnessing ecosystems services for food security and climate change adaptation.  

dates: 20-21 August 2013   location: Nairobi, Kenya  

LEG Workshop on Adaptation for Asian LDCs

Organized by the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), this workshop will provide technical guidance and advice to the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in addressing adaptation to climate change through the National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs), the LDC work programme and the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process, through the exchange of information, and the promotion of regional synergies and synergies with other conventions. It will be preceded by a one-day preparatory meeting organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on 19 August, to discuss, among other issues, integration of biodiversity and climate change adaptation at the national level, progress in revising and updating national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs) and synergies in implementing the objectives of all three Rio Conventions at the national level. Participation of biodiversity experts in the UNFCCC workshop is facilitated through collaboration with the CBD Secretariat.  

dates: 20-24 August 2013     Siem Reap   location: Cambodia   additional: Siem Reap