UNFCCC Publishes Recommendations on Possible Changes for the CDM

UNFCCC22 April 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released an information note on the recommendations of the Executive Board (EB) of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) on possible changes to the modalities and procedures of the CDM (FCCC/SBI/2013/INF.1).

The document contains recommendations prepared by the CDM EB for consideration by the 38th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 38). It includes recommendations related to general issues, governance, accreditation, project cycle and methodologies. They are based on the experience built by the Board, as well as different stakeholders, and includes reflections of current practices.

The document was prepared upon a request form the 8th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 8). [Publication: Information Note on the Recommendations of the CDM EB]