SB 50 Side Event: Enhancing Transparency around NDCs for Benefits beyond Reporting - Benefits of Climate Reporting beyond Meeting International Reporting Requirements

Meeting Room Bonn, World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany

The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (MEPA), the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany (BMU) and the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) will be hosting the side event "Enhancing transparency around NDCs for benefits beyond reporting - benefits of climate reporting beyond meeting international reporting requirements" at SB 50. The event presents results achieved and lessons learnt by countries supported under the IKI-funded project Information Matters and the multi-donor funded initiative ICAT.

The event will be held on Friday, June 21 from 6:30 until 8:00 pm at the World Conference Center Bonn in meeting room Bonn.

As part of the side event, a panel discussion on country cases welcoming representatives from Chile, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Georgia, and Viet Nam will be facilitated. Their inputs will touch upon their national experiences with the current MRV framework with a special focus on:

  • challenges and success stories: how to engage various sectors and the subnational level
  • national benefits of a robust transparency system
  • support needed to deal with ETF requirements

Following this, a Q&A session will be held offering the opportunity to the audience to contribute their experiences to the side event. Afterwards, all guests are invited to stay for a reception.

Please find the agenda for the side event on the right.

For any questions related to the side event please get in touch with Oscar Zarzo ( and Anne Weltin (