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Conference Proceeding
This report summarizes the key discussion points of the two-day Asian Transparency Workshop on December 14-15, 2020. With the aim to promote knowledge-sharing among countries in Asia for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF), the workshop particularly focused on a roadmap for preparation of...
Presentation
Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2
The Asian Transparency Workshop organized by the MOEJ, the IGES, UNFCCC-RCC and GSP aims to promote knowledge sharing among countries in Asia for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF). This presentation provides, as introduction to the workshop, the linkage of ETF and reporting under Article 6...
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Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2
This PPT is developed based on the author's understanding of the draft guidance of Article 6 paragraph 2 of the Paris Agreement (Article 6.2), based on the Mutual Learning Program for Enhanced Transparency using the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) as an example. It does not represent the ideas of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. It presents...
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Asian Transparency Workshop: Roadmap for BTR1 and reporting under Article 6.2
This presentation provides, as introduction to the breakout group discussion in the Asian Transparency workshop, the common challenges when countries track progress of individual mitigation actions to prepare the 1st BTR. The possible solutions (long and short term) in each challenge were developed based on the mutual learning program for enhanced...
Data or Tool
IGES Biennial Update Report (BUR) Database provides key information reported in biennial update reports (BURs) submitted by Non-Annex I Countries to the UNFCCC. According to UNFCCC COP decision 2/CP.17, non-Annex I Parties, consistent with their capabilities and the level of support provided for reporting, should submit their first BUR by December...
Submission to Policy Process
This submission proposes elements related to common tabular formats (CTFs) for the electronic reporting of the information necessary to track progress made in implementing and achieving nationally determined contributions under Article 4 of the Paris Agreement. Summary of the submission: An additional instruction can be helpful for countries to...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
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Capacity building support by means of international development projects for developing countries to prepare national reporting under the Paris Agreement has taken on increasing importance. Given that support for capacity building has been provided for more than two decades, the aim of our research is to assess past trends in capacity building...
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Talanoa dialogue for support providers in South and East Asia
Capacity building support by means of international development projects is considered vital for developing countries to respond to the enhanced transparency framework of the Paris Agreement. While numerous transparency-related capacity building support has already taken place in the last 20 years, few attempts have been made to understand lessons...
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Enhanced transparency - Learning from implementation, facilitating negotiations
This presentation explains trends of national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories in submitted biennial update reports (BURs) by developing countries under the UNFCCC. It illustrates country's progress in reporting GHG inventories in terms of methodologies used, gases and GWP used, and years reported with emissions data, etc. In some cases, countries...
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Workshop for sharing lessons learned from the JCM implementation in Asia and Pacific
An Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) of the Paris Agreement encourages developing countries to provide information on capacity-building needs. However, by looking into how different countries reported on capacity-building needs under existing reporting arrangement of the UNFCCC, there appear to be rooms for improvements on how countries...