Event: 57th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The 57th Meeting of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board will be an Extraordinary meeting.  

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Event: 58th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

This meeting of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will take place in Cancun, Mexico.  

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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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Guest Article #47: Information and Communication Technologies as a Tool to Combat Climate Change [viewed]

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are fundamental to realizing the shift towards a low-carbon economy. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, speaking at the ITU Telecom World event in 2009, said that “ICTs are vital to confronting one of the biggest problems we face as a planet: the threat of climate change.”

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InterAcademy Council Delivers IPCC Review Report [viewed]

30 August 2010: The InterAcademy Council (IAC) has delivered its independent report into the processes and procedures of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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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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UN/ISDR Supports Disaster Management Training in Mexico [viewed]

27 August 2010: The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) regional office for the Americas and the UN Capacity Development for Disaster Reduction Initiative are supporting an initiative of Mexico City, Mexico, to train 10,000 public servants on their responsibilities and options to consistently help reduce risks facing their city.  

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Reports of August 2010 Meetings of the CDM Methodologies Panel and Working Groups Released [viewed]

26 August 2010: The reports from the meetings of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Afforestation/Reforestation Working Group, Methodologies Panel and Small-Scale Working Group are now available on the CDM website.

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UN-REDD Announces New Partners [viewed]

25 August 2010: The UN-REDD Programme has released the 11th issue of its newsletter, which includes the announcement that five new partner countries have joined the Programme.

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