- The first in a series of conferences introduced decisions made on the Article 6 implementation guidelines at COP26 and the Article 6 work programme for 2022.
- Government representatives discussed development of institutional and governance framework and capacity-building needs based on their experience with Article 6 negotiations and piloting.
- This initial gathering framed discussions for the 2nd conference through presentations on future work and capacity-building support needs based on the new Article 6 rules.
|Time||Contents / Speakers|
|20 minutes||Opening Remarks||
YAMAGUCHI Tsuyoshi, Minister of the Environment, Japan Video
Patricia Espinosa, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Video
Alok Sharma, COP26 President Video
His Excellency, Ambassador Wael Aboulmagd, Personal representative of COP27 President, Arab Republic of Egypt Video
|20 minutes||Article 6 Decisions at COP26 and Work Programme for 2022||Perumal Arumugam Pillai, Team Lead, Programme Officer, Regulatory Framework Implementation, Mitigation Division, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat PDF(326KB)|
|135 minutes||Development of Institutional Arrangement and Capacity-building Needs Through Sharing Examples of Article 6 Implementation||
Moderator: KOAKUTSU Kazuhisa, Director of International Negotiations, Office of the Market Mechanisms, MOEJ
- What kind of mechanisms or activities are you implementing under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement?
- How Article 6 implementation will enhance your NDC and climate action in your country?
- How the Article 6 implementation can be facilitated through the implementation of CORSIA and/or Voluntary Markets?
|Wrap-up||Summary of discussion
Discussion points for the second conference
|5 minutes||Closing Remarks||SEGAWA Keiko, Deputy Director General of Global Environmental Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan|
- Based on the discussion at the first conference, 2nd event focused on specific needs of related governments and the private sector related to the development of institutional and governance framework and capacity, and identify issues for the early implementation of market mechanisms.
- Furthermore, we discovered areas where implementation can be accelerated by collaborating with stakeholders such as the UNFCCC RCCs.
|Time||Contents / Speakers|
|5 min||Opening Remarks||ONO Hiroshi, Director General, Global Environment Bureau, MOEJ|
|10 min||Summary of the discussion at the 1st conference and matters to be considered at this Conference
UGA Maiko, Section Chief, Office of the Market Mechanisms, MOEJ
|15 min||Capacity-building support for early implementation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement|
|Experience in the capacity-building programme for host countries
Achievements and experiences of the RCCs
Jens Radschinski, Head, UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centre (RCC), Bangkok
|130 min||Identification of institutional and governance arrangements for implementing Article 6 and capacity-building programme|
|Moderator||KOAKUTSU Kazuhisa, Director of International Negotiations, Office of the Market Mechanisms, MOEJ||PDF (145KB)|
|(1) Article 6 reporting and corresponding adjustments; Mutual Learning Program for Enhanced Transparency|
|HATTORI Tomohiko, Researcher, IGES||PDF (637KB)|
|Maria Carolina Urmeneta Labarca, Pacific Alliance, Head of Climate Change Divisions, Ministry of the Environment, Chile|
|(2) Readiness activity for Article 6 : Institutional arrangement, MRV and peer learning|
|Bianca Gichangi, Coordinator, Eastern Africa Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance||PDF (1.4MB)|
|Ousmane Fall Sarr, Coordinator, West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance||PDF (1.5MB)|
|(3) Pilot activity: Infrastructure development, domestic market policy and participation by private sector|
|Virender Kumar Duggal, Principal Climate Change Specialist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank||PDF (2.4MB)|
|Wendy E. Hughes, Practice Manager, Carbon Markets and Innovation Climate Change Group, World Bank||PDF (1.2MB)|
|Dirk Forrister, President & CEO, The International Emissions Trading Association||PDF (1.3MB)|
|Wrap-up||Summary of discussion|
|Future activities for capacity building for Article 6|
|5 min||Closing Remarks||SEGAWA Keiko, Deputy Director General of Global Environmental Bureau, MOEJ|