The Conference of the Parties (COP), in its decision 1/CP.18, decided to
undertake a work programme on results-based finance in 2013, including two workshops, to progress the
full implementation of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70. It
decided that the aim of the work programme is to contribute to the ongoing efforts to scale up and
improve the effectiveness of finance for the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70
(hereinafter referred to as REDD-plus), taking into account decision 2/CP.17, paragraphs 66 and
The first workshop on “Results-based finance to progress the full implementation
of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70 (REDD-plus)” was held
on 10 June 2013 in conjunction with the thirty-eighth sessions of the Subsidiary Bodies in Bonn,
The work programme addresses options to achieve its objective, taking into account a wide variety of
sources as referred to in decision 2/CP.17, paragraph 65, including:
• Ways and means to transfer payments for results-based actions;
• Ways to incentivize non-carbon benefits;
• Ways to improve the coordination of results-based finance.
The discussions and the outcome from the second workshop in August will facilitate the
co-chairs’ preparation of the report on the workshops for the consideration of the COP at its
nineteenth session with a view to the COP adopting a decision on this matter. The COP decided that
the work programme shall end by this session of the COP unless it decided otherwise.
The working language of the workshop will be English.