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Six Steps Closer to Climate Mitigation Finance

Six Steps Closer to Climate Mitigation Finance

How Can Developing Countries Tap into Climate Mitigation Funds from MDBs and the GCF? By Angélica Afanador, Ecofys The clock is ticking and the world needs a rapid curb of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to avoid surpassing the 2°C threshold. Due to the ratification of the Paris Agreement, countries face […]

GCF Readiness Programme and El Salvador Domestic Climate Finance Review

GCF Readiness Programme and El Salvador Domestic Climate Finance Review

The following contribution to NAMA News was submitted by UNDP. San Salvador – November 28 2016. An inter-ministerial Dialogue launched discussions on domestic climate finance needs for El Salvador’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), and its National Climate Change Plan. Both plans aim at decarbonizing El Salvador’s energy supply by increasing […]

United Kingdom and Germany Ready to Support 7 NAMA Projects

United Kingdom and Germany Ready to Support 7 NAMA Projects

Support for Climate Action in Developing Countries The United Kingdom and Germany have pre-selected seven projects which can be supported as “Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions” (NAMAs). NAMAs refer to any action that reduces emissions in developing countries and is prepared under the umbrella of a national governmental initiative. They can […]

EurAsia Regional NDC Dialogue Advances Discussions on Implementation

EurAsia Regional NDC Dialogue Advances Discussions on Implementation

The following contribution to NAMA News was submitted by UNDP. Istanbul – February 21-23. Following successful regional dialogues for Latin America and the Caribbean (in Costa Rica), Africa (in Tunisia), and the Pacific Islands (in Fiji) since the Paris Agreement, UNDP and partners held a Regional Dialogue on (Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions […]

Technical Expert Meeting on Cross-Cutting Issues in Urban Environment and Land Use

Technical Expert Meeting on Cross-Cutting Issues in Urban Environment and Land Use

A technical expert meeting is planned from 8 May through 12 May in Bonn, Germany. Bringing together Parties, Convention bodies, international organizations, the donor community, and relevant non-Party stakeholders, the event will provide a forum for discussion on how actions in urban environment and land use contribute to raising the […]

UNFCCC and Republic of Korea Greenhouse Gas Centre Sign Agreement on Training for Climate Action Transparency

UNFCCC and Republic of Korea Greenhouse Gas Centre Sign Agreement on Training for Climate Action Transparency

A new professional training programme on the transparency of climate action and support was launched today, 9 March 2017, in Bonn, Germany. The programme seeks to provide professional training on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories to national experts from developing countries. GHG inventories are a key source of information necessary to […]