Events

Climate Dialogues 2020: NDC Enhancement & COVID-19 Recovery - Dec 1

The objective of the event is to showcase country efforts to enhance NDCs while at the same time linking ambitious climate action with green COVID-19 recovery efforts. Global and regional trends on the NDC revision process to date will be presented, and countries will share their experiences around the NDC revision process, particularly in light of the global pandemic, and showcase their efforts in aligning their enhanced NDCs with national COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.  The event is co-organized by UNDP and the NDC Partnership, in collaboration with UNFCCC, as part of the UN Climate Change Dialogues.

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Switzerland and Ghana sign historic agreement for Climate Action

The Government of Ghana and Switzerland signed a bilateral agreement today, which brings the cooperative approaches of the Paris Agreement to life. The bilateral agreement sets the framework conditions for the cooperation. The first project foreseen will enable clean cooking and solar lighting and benefit up to five million Ghanaian households. The new partnership will enable the adoption of green and low carbon technology solutions across the country resulting in a plethora of social and environmental benefits.

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Pioneering the Green Sukok in Indonesia

The costs of climate change loom large for Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous nation. Rising to the challenge, the government is forging new and innovative financing instruments, including issuing the world’s first Green Sukuk.

Since leading as the world’s first sovereign Green Sukuk issuer in 2018 the Ministry of Finance has raised more than US$2.75 billion from three annual issuances. The proceeds have financed and re-financed projects in renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, waste to energy and waste management, as well as climate resilience for vulnerable areas.

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Designing a Data-Driven Regional Approach to Climate Action in the Caribbean

Small countries lack scale - so how can they take ambitious climate action? This blog presents a new way of thinking on how to improve NDC implementation efficiency across national boundaries based on regional cooperation to track implementation.The MRV Hub works with ten independent island nations and two independent mainland countries who have pledged to work individually and collectively to track NDC indicators, share data and raise climate ambition.

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Quality Assurance Checklist for Revising NDCs

The quality assurance checklist is designed to support governments, civil society, and other stakeholders to reflect on the revision processes and outcomes of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The guiding questions are derived from the Paris Agreement, the IPCC Special Report on Warming of 1.5C, and the WRI-UNDP Guidance on the NDC revision process, as well as UNDP’s experience supporting countries on NDC design, revision and implementation.

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News and ideas

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The Government of Ghana and Switzerland signed a bilateral agreement today, which brings the cooperative approaches of the Paris Agreement to life. The bilateral agreement sets the framework conditions for the cooperation.

Posted on November 23, 2020

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The costs of climate change loom large for Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous nation. Rising to the challenge, the government is forging new and innovative financing instruments, including issuing the world’s first Green Sukuk.

Posted on November 12, 2020

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The Caribbean Cooperative Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Hub (the MRV Hub) is pioneering a regional approach to transparency reporting.

Posted on November 9, 2020

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The COVID crisis opens a window of opportunity to shift our food system to a more resilient, sustainable and circular path. One where food loss and waste are designed out, food by-products are transformed and used at their highest value, and food production improves rather than demagess the environment.

Posted on November 6, 2020

 

Resources

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Este documento describe la metodologĂ­a del proceso participativo para la formulaciĂłn de las Contribuciones Determinadas a nivel nacional (NDC, por sus siglas en inglĂ©s) de Ecuador. Se ha realizado con…

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Le prĂ©sent rapport vise Ă  aider les responsables des gouvernements Ă  dĂ©finir diffĂ©rentes options pour l’amĂ©lioration de leur contribution dĂ©terminĂ©e au niveau national (CDN) conformĂ©ment Ă  l’Accord de…

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Master compilation of resources and tool-kits for the development of enhanced NDCs.

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This report estimates the private sector investment potential for delivering NDC sectoral targets for the energy sector in CoĚ‚te d’Ivoire through assessments of the country’s NDC targets, enabling…

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This report estimates the private sector investment potential for delivering NDC sectoral targets for the energy sector in Uganda through assessments of the NDC targets, the enabling environment,…

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This report estimates the private sector investment potential for delivering NDC sectoral targets for the energy sector in Ghana through assessments of the NDC targets, the enabling environment, the…