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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...

Technical Report
Author:
Siriluk
Chiarakorn
Ana-Maria
Danila
Ryan
Deosaran
Madeleine Rose
Diouf
Leticia
Guimarães
Juan Luis Martin
Ortega
Esther
Mertens
Noura Mohamed
Lotfy
Sekai
Ngarize
Emma
Salisbury
Ioannis
Sempos
Virginia Sena
Cianci
Maarten
van der Eynden
Alexander
Zahar

The summary reports present the results of the technical analysis of biennial update reports of Antigua and Barbuda, Uganda, and the Republic of Korea, conducted by a team of technical experts in accordance with the modalities and procedures contained in the annex to decision 20/CP.19. The author at IGES (Chisa Umemiya) served as one of the...

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

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...

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...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Takayuki
Ishikawa
Soshi
Yamasaki
Harry
Fearnehough
Lambert
Schneider
Carsten
Warnecke
Tatsushi
Hemmi
Kazuko
Yamaguchi

This paper is based on analytical work previously conducted by NewClimate Institute, Öko-Institut, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd., and IGES. The transition of certified emission reductions (CERs) issued under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for use by Parties towards their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) is a key...

Data or Tool

The IGES Kyoto Units Transfer Database (CP1 & CP2) provide compiled information on all issuance, international transfer, retirement, and cancellation of Kyoto units from each Annex I country or among different Annex I countries for the 1st and 2nd commitment periods of the Kyoto Protocol (CP1 and CP2). The information is extracted from publicly...

Policy Report
Author:
Molly K.
White
Valeria
Arroyave

This document describes the key findings, research methods, assessment results, and suggestions for future work resulting from the compilation of the Global Database of National GHG Inventory Capacity in Developing Countries. Principle to this research was the creation of two GHG inventory capacity indices, GHGI Capacity and GHGI Applied. The two...

Presentation

The Durban Forum on capacity-building was established in 2011 under the SBI to further enhance the monitoring and review of the effectiveness of capacity-building under the Convention. This year's Forum tackled the issue of Capacity-building to support the Enhanced Transparency Framework – ensuring coherence and coordination of actions and support...

Working Paper

While the initial pieces of evidence indicate that COVID-19 induced economic slowdown and lockdown present short-term benefits to air quality and the environment, these also pose a double-edged challenge in the long-term. On one side, the slowing down of the economy can have an adverse impact on countries’ ongoing efforts towards climate mitigation...