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11. July 2017
On 19-21 June, the Cluster Lusophone of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement hosted a workshop on Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and transparency frameworks in Lisbon, Portugal. The workshop was organized by the UNDP/UNEP Global Support Program (GSP), the Governments of Brazil, Belgium and Germany with the additional support of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) and the Portuguese Government.
06. June 2017
The NDC Support Cluster of the International Climate Initiative introduces its flexible advisory service for developing countries, the NDC Helpdesk. The Helpdesk provides easy to access, short-term support to deal with a number of challenges around NDC implementation in developing countries.
30. May 2017
Transport accounts for 23% of Vietnam’s total energy-based emissions and is highlighted as a focus area in the country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC). As successful implementation of transport climate strategies rests upon the availability of comprehensive data and the application of sound assessment methods for emission reduction potentials, the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport is currently working on developing these.
30. May 2017
Transport accounts for 23% of Vietnam’s total energy-based emissions and is highlighted as a focus area in the country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC). As successful implementation of transport climate strategies rests upon the availability of comprehensive data and the application of sound assessment methods for emission reduction potentials, the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport is currently working on developing these.
30. May 2017
At its one-year mark, the world’s first agricultural Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA), Costa Rica’s NAMA Café, and its NAMA Support Project are showing positive results.
27. May 2017
Many government representatives and climate experts consider the transparency framework to be the backbone of the Paris Agreement. In other words, they see it as the central mechanism for ramping up the ambition of the Nationally Determined Contributions and thus ultimately achieving the Agreement’s temperature target. However, the details of how the mechanism will work are still unclear: While the climate negotiators were meeting in Bonn for talks to work out the details of the modalities, procedures and guidelines of the enhanced transparency framework (ETF), governments worldwide are already thinking about how they can prepare for the Paris Agreement’s ETF and build on existing processes.
22. May 2017
The main purpose of the free webinar series, organised by the project Accounting Rules for the Achievement of the Mitigation Goals of non-Annex 1 countries of the GIZ and PATPA, is to share technical experiences from the pilot activities of the project, in order to help build a common understanding of the new accounting concept and requirements, without prejudging ongoing negotiations of the subject.
19. May 2017
The Partnership is sponsoring five participants in the Climate Action and Support Transparency Training (CASTT) programme on greenhouse gases of the Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research Center of Korea (GIR) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat.
19. May 2017
GIZ is offering a new cycle of the online course 'NAMA e-Learning... A contribution to the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)' from 1 September to 31 October 2017. The course was created as part of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement and has already been carried out twice in this context.
16. May 2017
The NDC Partnership recently launched the first comprehensive online platform focused specifically on resources that help countries implement their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The NDC Toolbox Navigator is a searchable database of over 250 analytical tools and technical resources.