FCPF Carbon Fund Establishes Technical Panel

World Bank11 November 2011: The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), hosted at the World Bank, has established a Technical Advisory Panel for its Carbon Fund and rules of procedure for the Fund's meetings.

The role of the Advisory Panel is to provide technical inputs to Carbon Fund participants on the selection of emission reduction programmes, including on methodologies, pricing aspects, and/or other issues of interest.

Both the rules of procedure and the Panel's establishment were decided at the second meeting of the Carbon Fund, held in Berlin, Germany, from 20-21 October 2011. [Website of Second Carbon Fund Meeting]