Milestone reached for Vietnam’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory for Transport
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.
Aiming for a Low-carbon Coffee Sector: First Results of the Costa Rican Coffee NAMA
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.
Preparing for the new transparency framework – lessons learned, challenges, next steps
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.
Free Webinar Series: “Tracking NDC Achievement – New Accounting Perspectives”
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.
Climate Action and Support Transparency Training programme on greenhouse gases
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.
The NDC Partnership launches the NDC Toolbox Navigator
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.
New website of the NDC Support Cluster
The NDC Support Cluster of the International Climate Initiative launched its new website. The site provides detailed information on how the Cluster supports partner countries in implementing their nationally determined contributions (NDC).
Anglophone African Regional Workshop on "Finance ready mitigation actions: building blocks for NDC achievement"
On 25-27April 2017, the Ghanaian Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology & Innovation (MESTI) in cooperation with the African Regional Group of the International Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, are hosting an Anglophone Regional Workshop on "Finance ready mitigation Actions: building blocks for NDC achievement".
International BUR Champions Workshop
On April 5-7 2017, 46 representatives from 28 countries, as well as representatives of international organisations gathered for an international BUR Champions Workshop in Berlin.
Transparency: the Paris Agreement’s Mechanism for Increasing Ambition
At the 21st Partnership Meeting it was decided to rename the International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV (IPMM) as the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement. Why you may ask? Well, 2015 was the year of international decisions and as of 2016, the focus is on their implementation. This demands a realignment of the Partnership's objectives, which is also reflected in the new name.