Supporting the Implementation of MRV and Transparency Framework

Supporting the Implementation of MRV and Transparency Framework

An event showcasing initiatives to support measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) and the transparency of action and support was held on November 13, 2017, during the twenty-third Conference of Parties. The expert panel – the Global Environment Facility (GEF); the UNDP/UN Environment Global Support Programme (GSP); and the Initiative for […]

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Mini-Grid Project Guide Developed for Small Islands

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can transform their power sectors towards renewable energy, addressing the challenges of affordable energy and climate change. In this context, renewable mini-grid solutions, composed of electricity generators and storage systems interconnected to a distribution network which supplies electricity to a localised group of customers, are […]

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GIZ Finalises Two Further Knowledge Products

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as part of the GIZ Information Matters project, has finalised two more knowledge products in addition to those set out here. The Information Matters project has set out on an ambitious task to strengthen the in-country capacities for enhanced climate reporting. In order to […]

Newly Enhanced Training Offered by UNFCCC for Review Experts

Newly Enhanced Training Offered by UNFCCC for Review Experts

The UNFCCC is offering a training programme for review experts of the technical review of information reported in biennial reports (BRs) and national communications (NCs) by Annex I Parties, using newly enhanced training materials. The aim of the training is to prepare experts to review information reports in Biennial Reports […]

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EBRD and Green Climate Fund Join Forces to Support Major Renewable Energy Project in Egypt

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Green Climate Fund are joining forces to support a major renewable energy project in Egypt. The funding supports the Egyptian Government’s Sustainable Energy Strategy, which aims to source 20 percent of Egypt’s energy from low emission renewable sources by 2022.

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New Guidance Document for Peer Review of GHG Inventories for Non-Annex I Parties

A new guidance document for the peer review of GHG inventories for Parties has been created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat, with the support of the Global Support Programme (GSP) for National Communications and Biennial Update Reports. The document aims to serve as a […]