Eurasia

EurAsia Regional NDC Dialogue Advances Discussions on Implementation

EurAsia Regional NDC Dialogue Advances Discussions on Implementation

The following contribution to NAMA News was submitted by UNDP. Istanbul – February 21-23. Following successful regional dialogues for Latin America and the Caribbean (in Costa Rica), Africa (in Tunisia), and the Pacific Islands (in Fiji) since the Paris Agreement, UNDP and partners held a Regional Dialogue on (Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions […]

Lebanon Salutes 41 Private Firms for Reporting GHG Emissions

Lebanon Salutes 41 Private Firms for Reporting GHG Emissions

The Lebanese Ministry of Environment awards private firms for excellence in reporting Greenhouse Gas emissions. As a part of the efforts developed to build sustainable institutional arrangements under the Low Emission Capacity Building programme, the Lebanese Ministry of Environment in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme held an award […]

Women sell mango and sweet potato jam at the food processing shop in Bantantinnting, Senegal. They produced the jam with a Multifunctional Platform Project (MFP) introduced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), helping women and girls to no longer spend several hours a day gathering firewood or collecting water. Photo courtesy of the United Nations Photo Gallery

Empowering Women to Mitigate Climate Change

IUCN Global Gender Office Analysis Governments, institutions and agencies are increasingly considering ways in which women and gender considerations can be better integrated into climate action planning. The Paris Climate Change Agreement and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals agreed last year are accelerating this positive trend. For example, women around […]

Lebanon makes great strides in implementing and reporting climate change activities

Lebanon makes great strides in implementing and reporting climate change activities

Lebanon’s significant progress towards addressing climate change is made evident in the country’s first Biennial Update Report (BUR) released in October 2015. The comprehensive document calculates Lebanon’s greenhouse gas (GHG) sources and sinks over several years and outlines specific actions planned and taken to abate future emissions. Lebanon’s national circumstances […]

Private sector reporting their Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Lebanon

Private sector reporting their Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Lebanon

When we speak of NAMAs, Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) can be said to come into play in at least three different contexts. The first, and the most obvious, is the MRV of NAMAs in terms of mitigation actions. The second is the MRV of support for the NAMAs. The […]

Bonn Climate Change Conference Side Events on Non-Annex I Reporting Progress

Bonn Climate Change Conference Side Events on Non-Annex I Reporting Progress

At the recent Bonn Climate Change Conference two side-events provided an opportunity to hear about reporting progress from a range of Non-Annex I countries.  National Communications Side-event Armenia and the Philippines participated in this side event hosted by the UNFCCC Secretariat, where Parties shared their most recent submission of national communications. […]