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Activities Implemented Jointly (AIJ)


METHODOLOGIES

The SBSTA requested the secretariat to develop, in accordance with decision 5/CP.1, practical options with regard to the list of methodological issues contained in annex III to these conclusions (see below) and to report on the progress made in this respect. The SBSTA invited interested Parties and organisations to provide support to the secretariat in this task. (see Call For Papers by the UNFCCC)

The secretariat is presently developing practical options to the methodological issues listed below and information on preliminary findings can be found following the hotlinks.

INDICATIVE LIST OF METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES RELATED TO ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTED JOINTLY UNDER THE PILOT PHASE:

a) Determination of environmental benefits

Preliminary findings:

the reference case, environmental benefits, and financial additionality

non-exhaustive list of readings recommended by experts

b) Modalities for measurement, reporting and assessment

c) Endogenous capacity-building

d) Transfer of environmentally-sound technologies and know-how

e) Considerations of costs

f) Modalities for mutually beneficial incentive structures for involved Parties, acknowledging that there are no credits under the pilot phase

g) Institutional arrangements

 

CALL FOR PAPERS BY THE UNFCCC-Secretariat

The Convention secretariat invites those who wish to assist in the task of developing practical options with regard to the above list of methodological issues, to provide the secretariat with relevant publications, papers or studies, published within the last 2 years or unpublished.

Submissions to be sent to (by E-mail in PC formats Wordperfect 5.2 and above as well as WORD for Windows 2.0 and above):

UNITED NATIONS - Climate Change Convention Secretariat
Attn. Kai-Uwe B. SCHMIDT (Mr.)
P.O. Box 260 124,
D-53153 Bonn
Germany

Telefax: (49 228) 815 1999
E-mail: secretariat@unfccc.intor
Direct E-mail: kschmidt@unfccc.int