4th Durban Forum on Capacity-Building
Date: Wednesday 3 and Monday 8 June 2015, during the forty-second session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation
Venue: Bonn, Germany
 
The 4th Durban Forum on Capacity-building was attended by representatives of Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and academia, who shared information and experiences relating to the support available and the capacity built for the preparation of intended nationally determined contributions.
Representatives of bodies established under the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol provided an overview of actions and initiatives undertaken to advance and coordinate capacity-building in developing countries and to promote collaboration among such bodies.

Agenda

Part I: Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:00-13:00
10:00-10:20 - Opening
Chair of the SBI and Chair of the Durban Forum on Capacity-building H.E. Mr. Amena Yauvoli Welcoming and opening remarks
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms. Christiana Figueres Welcoming and opening remarks
Co-facilitator of the 4th meeting of the Durban Forum on Capacity-building Ms. Ama Essel,Ghana Objectives and organization of work
Co-facilitator of the 4th meeting of the Durban Forum on Capacity-building Mr. Makoto Kato, Japan Objectives and organization of work
10:20-11:20 - Session I: Capacity-building related work of bodies established under the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol
Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention Mr. Takeshi Enoki
Least Developed Countries Expert Group Mr. Batu Krishna Uprety
Adaptation Committee Ms. Sumaya Ahmed Zakieldeen
Technology Executive Committee / Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network Mr. Mathew Kennedy
Standing Committee on Finance Mr. Seyni Nafo
Executive Board of the clean development mechanism Mr. Eduardo Calvo
Green Climate Fund        Mr. Rutger de Witt Wijnen
11:20-13:00 - Session II: Support available for the preparation of intended nationally determined contributions
Overview of the aggregate status of preparation and submission of INDCs by developing countries as well as challenges encountered NewClimate Institute Mr. Niklas Höhne

 

Technical and financial support for the preparation of INDCs
INDC Support Facility, France Ms. Caroline Edant
United States of America Ms. Kim Carnahan
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) / German INDC Support Ms. Anja Wucke
United Nations Development Programme Mr. Yamil Bonduki
Climate Technology Centre and Network Mr. Jukka Uosukainen
United Nations Environment Programme and the Technical University of Denmark Partnership Mr. Jørgen Fenhann
South Centre Mr. Martin Khor

 

Resource tools
Supporting INDC through the Iberoamerican Network of Climate Change Bureaus countries: Exchange of experiences, methodologies and tools Spain Ms. Ana Fornells de Frutos
United Nations Development Programme / World Resources Institute Guidance Document United Nations Development Programme Ms. Cassie Flynn
Guidance Questions for INDC Development Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Mr. Heiner von Lüpke
GACMO model United Nations Environment Programme and the Technical University of Denmark Partnership Mr. Jørgen Fenhann
Guide to INDCs for LDCs and SIDS Climate and Development Knowledge Network / Ricardo AEA Mr. Chris Dodwell
Checklist for establishing Post-2020 emission pathways World Bank Ms. Pauline Kennedy
Part II: Monday, 8 June 2015, 10:00-13:00
Key findings from the first part of the 4th meeting of the Durban Forum on capacity-building
Co-facilitator of the 4th meeting of the Durban Forum on Capacity-building Ms. Ama Essel, Ghana
Co-facilitator of the 4th meeting of the Durban Forum on Capacity-building Mr. Makoto Kato, Japan
10:10-12:45 - Session III: Building capacity for the preparation of INDCs
Presentation and discussion of experiences, lessons learned, good practices and challenges encountered in preparing INDCs in developing countries
Mexico Mr. Rodolfo Lacy
Ghana Mr. Emmanuel Tachie Obeng
Indonesia Ms. Syamsidar Thamrin
Questions and answers
Gabon Mr. Lee White
Vietnam Ms. Pham Hoang Yen
Brazil Mr. Guilherme do Prado Lima
Questions and answers
Chile Ms. Meike Sophie Siemens
Ethiopia Ms. Ghrmawit Haile
12:45-13:00 - Closing
Chair of the SBI and Chair of the Durban Forum on Capacity-building H.E. Mr. Amena Yauvoli