Presentation on theme: "UNFCCC African Group preparatory meeting for COP9 on LULUCF under the CDM. (UNEP, IUCN, FAO) Addis Ababa, 23/10/2003 Antonio Lumicisi Ministry for the."— Presentation transcript:
UNFCCC African Group preparatory meeting for COP9 on LULUCF under the CDM. (UNEP, IUCN, FAO) Addis Ababa, 23/10/2003 Antonio Lumicisi Ministry for the Environment and Territory (Italy) Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 2 Environmental and socio-economic impacts Decision 11/CP.7 Preamble to Draft decision -/CMP.1 (lulucf)...... (b) consistent methodologies be used over time for the estimation and reporting of these activities; (c) the aim stated in article 3.1 of KP not be changed by accounting for lulucf activities; (e) the implementation of lulucf activities contributes to the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources; (f) accounting for lulucf activities does not imply a transfer of commitments to a future CP; (g) reversal of any removal due to lulucf activities be accounted for at the appropriate point in time. Decision 17/CP.7
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 3 Environmental and socio-economic impacts the importance of due consideration of environmental and socio-economic impacts: better accepted by local people; more benefits and/or services; leading to permanent sequestration; aiming to sustainable development.
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 4 Environmental and socio-economic impacts Principles: it is the host countrys prerogative to confirm that the project assists in achiving sustainable development (SD); consistency and supportiveness with national and international agreed criteria, strategies and policies on SD; analysis at appropriate levels to set priorities on project type.
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 5 Environmental and socio-economic impacts Project cycle Validation information and documentation in the PDD on stakeholder consultation; information and documentation on socio- economic and environmental impacts: analysis (national guidelines); impact assessment (host partys procedures); statement (monitoring and remedial measures).
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 6 Environmental and socio-economic impacts Project cycle Verification and certification role of DOE Other requirements to be addressed: capacity building; transfer and local adaptation of technology; empowering local stakeholders.
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 7 Environmental impacts paragr. 2 of Appendix E (L.13) (a) present environmental status of the area, including a description of soils, climate, vegetation, fauna, habitats and rare and/or endangered species as described in national and/or global red list (e.g.IUCN); (b) infrastructural developments if extensive (e.g. construction of roads, nurseries, etc.) and their possible impacts; (c) species selection, origin and processing of reproductive material and silvicultural system envisaged; (d) soil protection and measures for soil preparation and fertilization; (e) forest protection (e.g. pest management, fire control);
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 8 Environmental impacts paragr. 2 of Appendix E (L.13) (f) appropriateness and safety of the use of chemicals; (g) expected effects on the hydrological system (run off, water table, watershed, reservoir, riparian zone); (h) expected effects on biodiversity and ecosystem integrity within the project area and adjacent ecosystems; (i) monitoring and remedial measures for major project impacts.
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 9 Socio-economic impacts paragr. 3 of Appendix E (L.13) (a) present and expectable evolution of rights on tenure and land-use; (b) the needs of indigenous and forest dwelling peoples; (c) definition of responsabilities including those of primary stakeholders, project developers and host country authorities; (d) stakeholderss involvement and integration in decision and management processes, access to information on the project and public participation [in accordance with Article 6 of the Convention];
October 23, 2003UNEP, IUCN, FAO meeting on LULUCF under the CDM 10 Socio-economic impacts paragr. 3 of Appendix E (L.13) (e) benefit-sharing, taking into consideration local communities; (f) effects on local communities and their employment, market access and food production; (g) inclusion of social and cultural impacts of the project, including capacity-building, awareness raising and safety of working conditions.
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