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Regional Workshop on CDM and NAMAs for Latin America and the Caribbean
31 August - 2 September 2014, Bogota, Colombia


pdf-icon Information note (230 kB)

pdf-icon Programme information note (170 kB)

pdf-icon List of participants (222 kB)

pdf-icon Workshop report (821 kB)

pdf-icon Presentations (981 kB)

 Day 1
 Plenary 1: State of play - CDM and NAMAs
 Status of negotiations on NAMAs  UNFCCC secretariat
 Status of negotiations on CDM  UNFCCC secretariat
Contribution to global climate action
its successes and further contribution
Plenary 2:  Institutional Arrangements
 Roles and structure of Designated National Authorities (DNAs)  UNFCCC secretariat
 DNA Guatemala  Guatemala
 DNA Dominican republic  Dominican Republic
 Robust institutional arrangements for national mitigation efforts  UNEP DTU Partnership
 Colombia's national institutional arrangements  Colombia
 Utilizing the existing CDM institutional arrangements for NAMAs  UNFCCC secretariat
 Break out session 1: National Approval Process / NAMA Registry
 Group 1: National Approval Process
 - Challenges faced in the process of issuing LoAs and their resolution
 Argentina / Panama
 Group 2: NAMA Registry
 - Update, Role of registry, Areas of improvement

Plenary 3: Enhancement of participation of stakeholders key to success of mitigation
 Practices and principles for successful stakeholder engagement Fundacion de Iniciativas de
Cambio Climatico de Honduras
 Current rules and procedures under the CDM  UNFCCC secretariat
A DNA's perspective on their experience on stakeholder consultation
 Break out session 2: Local Stakeholder Consultation Process + Financing

 Group 1: Local Stakeholder Consultation Process    
 - What are the DNA requirements (DNA Colombia)
 - What are the DNA requirements (DNA Uruguay)

- Experiences from a different angle and ensuring engagement
of local communities



MGM Innova

 Group 2: Financing
- Investment approaches for leveraging financing from private sector
 World bank
 Day 2
Plenary 4: Finance and technical support
Overview of financial sources and access modalities for mitigation actions,
including support for CDM and NAMAs
CDM Loan Scheme: Who and how to apply for a loan and latest updates
on the loan beneficiaries
Financial engineering, including investment approaches for leveraging
private sector financing for mitigation actions
 World bank
 Donor  perspective on funding transformational mitigation actions

Technical support  for transformational mitigation actions
 NAMA Facility

 Plenary 5: Sustainable Development co-benefits of mitigation actions
Mitigation in the context of national sustainable development
 Reporting on Sustainable Development co-benefits using the new CDM SD Tool
and opportunities for monitoring to enhance the profile of CDM projects
and CER price: what the buyers want!
 UNFCCC secretariat
 The experience of a DNA assessing and monitoring SD benefits  Ecuador
 Break out session 3: Sustainable Development
 Group 2: SD for NAMAs
- Sustainable Development co-benefits of NAMAs: identification, reporting and monitoring
 UNEP DTU / Harald Diaz-Bone
 Plenary 6: Standardized Baselines
Submission and post-submission steps of standardized baseline
evaluation and approval
 UNFCCC secretariat
 Using CDM experiences to develop NAMAs  UNFCCC secretariat
 Break out session 4: Standardized baselines

 Group 2: In person assistance for DNAs to provide support for new standardized baseline submissions
- How complete the proposed standardized baseline submission form  



 Day 3
 Plenary 7: PoA / MRV
Latest updates on PoA rules  UNFCCC secretariat
pdf-icon National MRV systems (651 kB)

National MRV system

 From PoAs to NAMAs  UNFCCC secretariat
 NAMA ex ante/ex post evaluation framework  World Bank
 Break out session 5: PoA  and NAMA Marketplace
 Group 1: PoA development and promotion
- How could DNAs promote and support the development of PoAs?

 Group discussion
- The LoA issuance process for a PoA, specific challenges and best practices

 Group 2: NAMA marketplace

- Panel discussion for international support for NAMAs and LEDS

- pdf-icon Poster presentation (1343 kB)

- pdf-icon Poster presentation (1046 kB)



 Plenary 8: Way Forward

The role of CDM and NAMAs in pre-2020 and post 2020 climate regime

Arbelaez, Centro
Andino para la Economía
en el Medio Ambiente (CAEMA)
 CDM: Enhancing demand and improving supply  UNFCCC secretariat