Operationalizing Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

Two-day event which brought together over 40 West African Alliance country representatives and its strategic partners. While the workshop covered a broad spectrum of topics, two issues stood out in particular: the need to foster the debate on operationalizing Article 6 at member country level and the question how to connect private sector initiatives under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and voluntary carbon markets with the countries’ national aspirations under the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

Carbon Market and Climate Finance support for NDC implementation in Senegal

Senegal is already engaged in a variety of initiatives and efforts seeking international market cooperation under the Paris Agreement and climate funding for its NDC mitigation objectives. Continued capacity strengthening of national bodies and private actors is deemed necessary by the Direction de l’Environnement et des Etablissement Classés (DEEC) from the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD), acting as both Senegal’s NDC coordinator, CDM Designated National Authority as well as National Designated Authority to the GCF.

Key lessons from Article 6 pilot activities

The Paris Agreement established a future for carbon markets under Article 6. While the rulebook is still being negotiated, pilot activities around the world are offering first lessons to take into account in the operationalization.

Piloting Article 6 carbon market cooperation – additionality and methodological issues

This workshop discusses key Article 6 issues for resolution at COP25. Under Article 6, crediting transformative/sectoral activities becomes important. This new setting impacts how environmental integrity can be ensured through robust additionality determination and baseline setting. Latin American government representatives and international experts will present insights from Article 6 pilots and discuss: …

Webinar | Next Generation Carbon Markets

In this Webinar the Climate Finance Innovators project present and discuss insights from Article 6 negotiations in the lead up to COP25 and analyse the emerging landscape of Article 6 pilots.