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UNFCCC-CASTT: Climate Action and Support Transparency Training

UNFCCC-CASTT: Climate Action and Support Transparency Training

On 26 June, 30 participants from different corners of the world gathered in a classroom in Seoul. After having been selected from a pool of 210 applicants from 72 countries, this group was about to embark on the first day of a professional training programme on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories. […]

International Consultation and Analysis Process in Full Swing

International Consultation and Analysis Process in Full Swing

The seventh technical analysis of biennial update reports (BURs) from developing country Parties was convened in Bonn, Germany, from 5 to 9 December, the final round in 2016. These reports are submitted by developing countries every two years, showing their actions in tackling climate change and support received to undertake […]

First ever technical analysis of biennial update reports (BURs)

First ever technical analysis of biennial update reports (BURs)

Experts met in Bonn, Germany from the 18th to the 22nd of May, to conduct the first ever technical analysis of biennial update reports (BURs) of developing countries under the international consultation and analysis (ICA) process. This represents one of the significant implementation developments under the Climate Change Convention. It […]

It is time for the international consultation and analysis of the BURs

It is time for the international consultation and analysis of the BURs

The first biennial update reports were submitted, and the non-Annex I parties can benefit from hands-on workshops and technical support from the Consultative Group of Experts (CGE). But what happens next? What does the Secretariat can do – or won’t do- with the BURs?   Once the first BUR is […]

Developing countries historically submit their first Biennial Update Reports and commit to increase the transparency of their mitigation actions

Developing countries historically submit their first Biennial Update Reports and commit to increase the transparency of their mitigation actions

In an effort to significantly contribute to global mitigation efforts, it was decided at the sixteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) that developing countries should submit biennial update reports (BURs) to communicate their national efforts. The BURs shares information on greenhouse gas inventories, on mitigation actions, […]