Article 12 of the Marrakech Accords made provision for the establishment of an independent governance body, the CDM Executive Board (CDM EB), to oversee the implementation and administration of the CDM. The CDM EB will be the ultimate point of contact for CDM Project Participants to arrange for the registration of projects and the issuance of CERs. The Parties have given the CDM EB a number of specific tasks and powers that significantly influence how the CDM develops. It is to:
The first meeting of the CDM EB was held during COP 7 on 11 November 2001. Until October 2008 it met 41 times for formulating subsequent decisions and issuing further guidance on CDM project development. All key guidance and decisions provided by the CDM EB can be found at http://cdm.unfccc.int/EB/index.html.
The Executive Board comprise of 10 members from Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, as follows:
|5 UN regional groups (1 from each)||5||5|
|Annex I Parties||2||2|
|Non-Annex I Parties||2||2|
|Small island developing States||1||1|
The Republic of Armenia is represented in the Board by Mrs. Diana Harutyunyan who was designated as an alternative member of the EB (UN European Regional Group) as well as the vice-chair of the EB Afforestation/Reforestation Working Group.
The EB may establish committees, panels or working groups to assist it in the performance of its functions.
It should further be noted that the CDM EB often updates the PDD format and issues revisions of approved, approved consolidated, small-scale, afforestation & reforestation (A/R) and small-scale (A/R) baseline and monitoring methodologies. CDM project developers should always use the most recent format and methodologies.
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