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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.
05. October 2017
Ghana recently introduced a corporate emissions reporting programme to better capture emissions from the electricity sector. The GHG reporting programme trained mining and electricity production companies on carbon accounting techniques and is currently being piloted by the Volta River Authority (VRA), a state run power utility company and Ghana’s premier supplier of electricity.
05. October 2017
On June 28, 2017, Viet Nam launched a process to review and update its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). A kick-off consultation workshop marked the beginning of this comprehensive task. By September 2019, it will conclude with Viet Nam’s submission of its revised NDC to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
04. October 2017
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.
28. September 2017
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.
06. September 2017
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".
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.