Webinar series on Methodologies for Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector

5 October 2017: A joint webinar series of the UNFCCC Secretariat and GIZ on Methodologies for GHG Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector. The series comprises eight webinars and is based on the chapters of the UNFCCC Secretariat’s Passenger and Freight Transport Volume of the Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring.

Latin American & Caribbean Regional Workshop on progress in transparency and accountability of NDCs

From 26th to 28th of September 2017, negotiatiors, MRV practitioners and NDC implementers from 12 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean, gathered in Costa Rica to exchange on progress in transparency and accountability of NDCs in the framework of 4th workshop of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Group of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement.

6th Annual Partnership Retreat discusses enhanced transparency framework

51 participants from 24 countries and representatives of a number of international organisations participated at the 6th Annual Partnership Retreat in Georgia to discuss "The Enhanced Transparency Framework, Ambition and National Implementation".

7th Regional Workshop of the Cluster Francophone in cooperation with FAO and IFDD, 28-30 August 2017, Rome/Italy

The Francophone Cluster of the Transparency Partnership organized in cooperation with FAO and the Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD) a regional workshop in Rome on 28-30 August 2017. 57 participants from 22 francophone developing countries and 13 experts and representatives from the 7 organizers, international organizations and consultants focused on issues around the subject of “greenhouse-gas inventories in the energy and AFOLU sectors as a condition for the up-date and monitoring of NDCs”.

20. October 2017
The Ecuadorian government hosted from 30th of August to 1st of September 2017 the Regional Dialogue on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Latin America in Quito, Ecuador with approximately 140 participants. The regional dialogue actively expanded the scope of participation to a variety of stakeholders, including government representatives from ministries of finance, of energy and of environment from Latin American and Caribbean states, bilateral and multilateral financial institutions as well as representatives from the private sector.
13. October 2017
In its Nationally Determined Contributions, India has committed to reduce the emission intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 per cent by 2030 from 2005 level. The waste and forest sectors have been identified as priority areas to achieve such emission reduction. Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are effective tools for achieving these objectives and additionally, the NAMA will provide important economic, social and environmental sustainable development co-benefits.
09. October 2017
Costa Rica´s coffee harvest lasts from September to February, varying between the country´s different coffee regions. But even in the months with no harvest yet, the country´s coffee producers have been far from inactive: 50 mills and over 3,000 coffee farmers participated in a wide range of trainings and workshops offered by the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) Café de Costa Rica.

Uploaded on 13. October 2017

The GIZ project Policy dialogue and knowledge management on low emission development strategies in the MENA region conducted a good practice analysis of IKI projects in the MENA region. The aim of this analysis was to identify activities which contribute to low carbon development and are also transferable to other MENA countries or other regions. In the first round, five projects have been identified as outstanding examples of good practice in the field of climate projects. For the purpose of valuing and sharing experiences, how to overcome barriers and to enable the project’s success, a factsheet for each identified good practice was designed.

Uploaded on 06. October 2017

Below you can find the download link for the Information Matters factsheet.

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Uploaded on 04. October 2017

Good 2050 climate and energy strategies are essential both for tackling climate change and for securing the well-being and prosperity of people and planet. It is therefore important to ensure these strategies are as strong as possible. The MaxiMiseR project has identified ten essential elements of a good 2050 climate and energy strategy.