During the second part of the second session of The Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP), from 4-13 June 2013 in Bonn, Germany, Armenia came up with the following Statement, on behalf of the mountainous landlocked developing countries (Armenia, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan) Group. The first part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2.1) was held at the World Conference Center Bonn, Germany from 29 Apr - 3 May 2013.
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung foundation and Regional Environmental Center for the Caucasus jointly organized “South Caucasus Energy Forum” on approaches to improving energy efficiency and enhance use of renewable energy in the energy sector of South Caucasus. The Forum was held in Batumi, Georgia on May 18 and 19, 2013.
The GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop took place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in April 30 – May 2, 2013.
Participating countries: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan + Armenia, Belarus, and Russian Federation.
Second Meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) was held in Bonn, 29 April 2013.
As part of UNDP’s continuing efforts to share lessons learnt and best practice in sustainable energy, UNDP has recently published a new report entitled Derisking Renewable Energy Investment.
The expert meeting on technology roadmaps of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Technology Executive Committee (TEC) took place on 25 March 2013 in Bonn, Germany. The meeting, which was organized by the TEC under the umbrella of its work, focused on technologies for adaptation to climate change. It was attended by 34 participants, including members of the TEC, representatives of other UNFCCC bodies, technical experts and the UNFCCC Secretariat.
The first RCC was established in January 2013 in Lomé, Togo, in collaboration with the Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD). Soon afterwards, the UNFCCC secretariat signed a partnership agreement with the East African Development Bank (EADB) to establish another RCC in Kampala, Uganda.
UNDP Black Sea Trade and Investment Promotion Program presents its new project called CLIMBIZ! (www.climbiz.org).
The project aims at:
The Bureau for Development Policy of the United Nations Development Programme (New York) updated the information on the status of the UN Secretary General’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative and UNDP’s role.
The Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM), the international market-based tool that incentivizes greenhouse gas emission reduction projects in developing countries, passed the 6,000 project milestone this week.
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