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3rd meeting of the Durban Forum on Capacity-building: Presentations

pdf-icon Session I  Enhancement and/or creation of an enabling environment (130 kB)

pdf-icon Capacity Building to enhance Climate Resilient Pathways to Sustainable Development (1065 kB)
Ms. Koko Warner
Lead Author for Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report

Technology Executive Committee  (TEC)
pdf-icon Recommending actions to create and enhance enabling environments for the development and transfer of climate technology
(641 kB) Mr. Kunihiko Shimada
TEC Vice-Chair

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)
pdf-icon CTCN and Capacity Building (172 kB)
Mr. Fred Onduri
Chair of the CTCN Advisory Board


Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (CGE)
pdf-icon Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Reporting (1164 kB)

Ms. Hillary Hove

Member of the CGE

Global Environment Facility (GEF)
pdf-icon Examples of GEF projects to enhance and/or create an enabling environment (633 kB)
Rawleston Moore
Senior Climate Change Specialist
GEF Secretariat

Frankfurt School – United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Collaborating Centre for Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance
pdf-icon Improving the sustainability of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Ethiopia and Nepal through climate finance (5328 kB)

Ms. Christine Grüning
Senior Project Manager, Policy Expert

pdf-icon Session II   Building capacity to mitigate: Assessment of options and implementation of mitigation measures (171 kB)


Climate Action Network International (CAN)
pdf-icon Capacity as the front end of the mitigation pipeline (340 kB)
Mr. Pat Finnegan
CAN-International Working Group on Capacity Building

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
pdf-icon Building capacity to mitigate: Examples and lessons learned from IRENA (807 kB)
Ms. Elizabeth Press

Deputy Director Innovation and Technology Centre

pdf-icon International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV (1186 kB)
Mr. Brian Mantlana (South Africa)
Mr. Sebastian Wienges (Germany)

Grantham Research Institute for the Environment and Climate Change
pdf-icon Mobilizing private-sector engagement in the LEDs and NAMAs: Lessons learned from the UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme (689 kB)

Ms. Alina Averchenkova
Co-Head Policy


Clean development mechanism Executive Board (CDM EB)
pdf-icon Promoting CDM capacity-building in a time of carbon market crisis: the efforts of the CDM Executive Board (218 kB)
Mr. Hugh Sealy
Chair of the CDM EB Board

UNEP Risoe - The Nairobi Framework
pdf-icon Challenges of and solutions to regional distribution of CDM projects (2061 kB)

Ms. Miriam Hinostroza
Head, Low Carbon Development Programme

Building capacity to develop CDM projects in the Caribbean. The experience of the Dominican Republic
(305 kB)
Mr. Federico Grullón (Dominican Republic)

pdf-icon Session III   Building capacity to adapt: Assessment of options and implementation of adaptation measures (197 kB)


Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG)
pdf-icon Present and future training approaches of the LEG to build individual and institutional capacities in LDCs (419 kB)
Mr. Batu Uprety
Chair of the

pdf-icon Capacity Building for Green growth and Climate Resilience in Rwanda (4050 kB)

Mr. Faustin Munyazikwiye (Rwanda)

Adaptation Committee (AC)
pdf-icon Technical support and guidance from the Adaptation Committee to promote the implementation of enhanced action on adaptation (506 kB)
Ms. Sumaya Zakieldeen

Member of the AC

pdf-icon Integrating Gender into Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Least Developed Countries. The Experience of Liberia (990 kB)
Ms. Siane Abdul Baki (Liberia)


Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
pdf-icon FINPAC - Finnish Pacific Project. Reduced Vulnerability of the Pacific Island Country Villagers' Livelihoods to the Effects of Climate Change (896 kB)
Ms. Diane McFadzien, Mr. Espen Ronneberg, SPREP

FINPAC Project, the Cook Islands Experience
(1012 kB)

Ms. Lavina Tama (Cook Islands)

Adaptation Fund Board (AFB)
pdf-icon The Adaptation Fund’s Readiness Programme for Climate Finance. Enhancing developing countries' capacity in accessing finance through national implementing entities (576 kB)
Mr. Daouda Ndiaye
AFB Secretariat