Event: 31st Meeting of the CDM Afforestation/Reforestation Working Group [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Afforestation/Reforestation Working Group will consider issues relating to baselines and monitoring methodologies for CDM afforestation/reforestation project activities.  

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Event: 30th Meeting of the CDM Small Scale Working Group [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Small Scale Working Group will consider issues relating to small-scale CDM project activities.  

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Event: UNFCCC Greenhouse Gas Inventory Training Seminar [viewed]

The UNFCCC Secretariat will hold a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Training Seminar from 18-22 April 2011.  

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Event: 54th Meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The 54th meeting of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Accreditation Panel will take place in Bonn, Germany. The Panel is responsible for preparing the decision making of the CDM Executive Board in accordance with the procedure for accrediting operational entities.  

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Event: Third Workshop on the Revision of the UNFCCC Annex I Reporting Guidelines for Reporting of Inventories under the Convention [viewed]

 

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UNEP, UNDP, World Bank and WRI Launch World Resources Report Website [viewed]

2 February 2011: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and the World Resources Institute (WRI) have launched the World Resources Report website, which will gather expert views on responding to climate risks in developing countries to inform the preparation of the World Resources Report.

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Adaptation Fund Board Releases 12th Meeting Report [viewed]

2 February 2011: The Board of the Adaptation Fund has released the report of its 12th meeting, which convened from 14-15 December 2010, in Cancun, Mexico. The meeting also included the third meetings of the Project and Programme Review Committee and the Ethics and Finance Committee of the Adaptation Fund Board.

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UN/ISDR Releases Briefing Note on Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation [viewed]

2 February 2011: The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) has released a briefing note titled "Strengthening Climate Change Adaptation Through Effective Disaster Risk Reduction," which incorporates evidence that illustrates how climate risks are constructed and which risks can be reduced cost effectively.

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UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Visits East Africa [viewed]

1 February 2011: During an official three-day visit to Kenya and Somalia, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos noted that Kenya's humanitarian challenges, caused by drought and rapid urbanization, can be addressed by sustainable recovery of livelihoods and restoring local coping mechanisms to deal with climate change-induced disasters.

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UNDP/UNFPA Executive Board Considers Gender Issues [viewed]

UNDP31 January 2011: Addressing the first regular session of the Executive Board of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), taking place from 31 January-7 February 2011, at UN Headquarters in New York, US, UNDP Associate Administrator Rebecca Grynspan reported on the review of the implementation of UNDP's Gender Equality Strategy (2008-2013). 

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