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UNFCCC secretariat, Sustainable Development Mechanism Fatima-Zahra TAIBI, Programme Officer Regional Distribution SEVENTH CDM JOINT COORDINATION WORKSHOP.

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1 UNFCCC secretariat, Sustainable Development Mechanism Fatima-Zahra TAIBI, Programme Officer Regional Distribution SEVENTH CDM JOINT COORDINATION WORKSHOP Bonn, Germany, March 2011

2 Outline of the presentation Current situation Mandates from CMP Decision of CMP regarding the operationalization of the Loan scheme Work planned to be undertaken by EB in 2011

3 Registered project activities by scale Total: 2892 Annual Average CERs* Expected CERs until end of 2012** CDM project pipeline: > 5600 of which:N/A> 2,700,000, are registered451,165,365> 1,960,000, are requesting registration4,592,137> 0 *Assumption: All activities deliver simultaneously their expected annual average emission reductions **Assumption: No renewal of crediting periods ScaleRegistered Projects Large1641 Small1251 Current situation

4 Registered project activities by host party Total: 2,895 Expected average annual CERs from registered projects by host party Total: 452,040,927 Current situation

5 Registered projects by region Total: 2,895 Current situation

6 Mandate from CMP 6 To enhance EBs interaction with the DNA Forum To provide support to the development and application of national grid emission factors To intensify the support to assist DNAs, applicant entities, and project participants in underrepresented regions and countries To accelerate the development of top-down baseline and monitoring methodologies that are applicable to underrepresented project activity types and regions To establish of a Loan Scheme to support the development of CDM project activities in countries with fewer than 10 PAs registered

7 Loan Scheme Target: Countries with fewer than 10 PA Origin of the money: the interest accrued on the principal of the Trust Fund of the Clean Development Mechanism, as well as any voluntary contributions from donors for the scheme Use of the Loan To cover the costs of the development of project design documents (PDDs) To cover the costs of validation and the first verification for these project activities Conditions of the loan No interest One-time fee Shall start to be repaid from the first issuance

8 Loan Scheme Implementing Agency Selection criteria Roles and responsibilities Oversight by the secretariat Eligibility criteria for PAs: Integrity and financial viability Capacity to implement and operate of PA Use of a viable technology Have estimated emission reductions or removal enhancements of at least: 15,000 t CO2 eq annual average over the first crediting period, in countries not classified under the United Nations as least developed countries (LDCs) or small island developing States (SIDS); 7,500 t CO2 eq annual average over the first crediting period, in countries classified as LDCs or SIDS

9 EB workplan for 2011 Establishment of a consultative mechanism to support the EB on regional and sub-regional distribution Possible establishment of an advisory forum Assessment and, where possible, removal of barriers to the implementation of CDM projects and PoAs in the CDM pipeline, in currently under represented regions ; Report on the potential for CDM PA development in underrepresented countries Top down development of standards and standardized baselines that are particularly applicable in geographical regions which are under represented in the CDM Call for input and workshops to indentify priority areas Development of 5 methodologies in priority areas Development of 4 standardized baselines

10 EB workplan for 2011 Strengthening of the DNA capacity and skills, including through the DNA Forum, to allow DNAs to prioritize, focus and intensify their provision of support to assist stakeholders to capitalize on the benefits of the CDM DNA trainings and forum meetings Development and implementation of a work-plan for DNA and other stakeholder capacity building and related skills development in consultation with interested parties

11 EB workplan for 2011 Effective coordination of the work programme of the Nairobi Framework partner agencies, including their capacity building activities to promote and improve regional distribution of CDM projects Prepare NF annual work programme as part of coordination effort, information sharing and bilateral collaboration focusing mainly in capacity building Facilitate and coordinate the meetings, regional carbon forums, events and joint projects of partner agencies Facilitate enhancement of the functionality of the CDM Bazaar and promote the use of the website in developing countries

12 EB workplan for 2011 Arrangements to ensure the operationalization of the loan scheme, communicate its availability and appropriately assist potential applicants to access funds Selection of implementation agency and Development of internal processes to support the implementation of the scheme

13 Slide Title Thank you


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