CDM Executive Board Report Published

September 2008: The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Executive Board has released the report of its 42nd meeting, which convened

from 24-26 September 2008, at the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany.

The Board

discussed the accreditation of operation entities, small-scale projects,

programmes of activities and CDM afforestation and reforestation project

activities. Regarding the registration of project activities, the Executive

Board considered 23 of the project activities that had been placed under review

at the Board's 41st meeting, and agreed to register 18, subject to satisfactory

corrections, and rejected 5.

The Board also considered a request for review of

66 registration requests, and agreed to register two project activities, as

corrected, and to register 23 projects with corrections, if the respective

designated operational entities submit revised project design documents and

corresponding validation reports containing the required information. The Board

also agreed to review 41 project activities.

Other issues considered included:

matters relating to the issuance of certified emission reductions and the CDM

registry; membership issues; the CDM management plan and resources for the work

on the CDM; and regional distribution of CDM projects. The report, annexes and

webcast of the meeting are available on the CDM website. [EB Report] [Report and Annexes] [EB

42 Webcast]