The Collaborative Instruments for Ambitious Climate Action (CI-ACA) Workstream

The Regional Collaboration Centres have five key focus areas in their work-plan for 2018, which includes: 

  • Supporting CDM stakeholders with focus on underrepresented countries
  • Supporting the implementation of Marrakech Partnership of Global Climate Action
  • Finance for climate including Sustainable Development Goals (green finance)
  • Supporting the intergovernmental process pre-2020 and the implementation of the Paris Agreement when possible in collaboration with other programmes at UNFCCC
  • RCC communication, collaborations, operations and administration

The CI-ACA work-stream is part of the fourth area of work - Support the intergovernmental process pre-2020 and the implementation of the Paris Agreement when possible in collaboration with other programmes at UNFCCC. The Regional Collaboration Centres are in collaboration between five partners -Banque Ouest Africaine de Deloppement (BOAD), Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF), East African Development Bank (EADB), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Windward Islands Research & Education Foundation (WINDREF)- and UNFCCC to assist Parties in considering, developing ideas and building capacities to explore collaborative instruments for accelerating climate action.

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Concluded Events

Validation Workshop
Dakar, Senegal
20 December 2018

An increasing number of countries, including Africa, have begun to consider the opportunity to introduce carbon pricing instruments for their climate action, as provided in their National Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement. Read more on:

Carbon Pricing as a Tool to tackle Climate Change
Katowice, Poland
14 December 2018

Countries are increasingly using or considering to use carbon pricing instruments as a means to achieve their commitments under the Paris Agreement, and examples were presented this week at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. Read more>>

Dominican Republic Successfully Concludes its Carbon Pricing Study

Santo Domingo
22 November 2018