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  1. United Nations Development Programme National Communications Support ProgrammeNCSPUNDP/UNEP/GEF Martha PerdomoGlobal Manager, NCSPmartha.perdomo@undp.orgGeorge ManfulSenior Task Manager, UNEPgeorge.manful@unep.org

  2. Programme Objectives • To facilitate preparation of NCs • To prepare and disseminate technical and policy- relevant materials, including training • To sustain capacity building efforts through: • knowledge networks • best practices • communications and outreach Collaboration with regional institutions will be actively promoted

  3. NCSP Implementation Strategy • Provide support to all NAI Parties for the preparation of their NC • Consult with NC project coordinators on a regular basis • Flexible scheme to address changing priorities during preparation of NCs • Core thematic areas to be addressed by the NCSP • GHG inventories, vulnerability and adaptation, abatement • Technology transfer and needs assessments • Integration of climate change issues into national development plans • Cooperate with CGE for technical assistance • Web-based training materials, where appropriate • Provide assistance for preparation of mitigation and adaptation projects for funding

  4. NCSP: Communications Strategy • Website • Updated monthly • Hosts Knowledge Networks • Expanded library of resources • Email list-server • Monthly information updates (e.g. project results, lessons learned, general climate news) • Quarterly Newsletter • Informing on NCSP and UNDP, UNEP, GEF climate change activities • UNFCCC side events to inform on progress

  5. NCSP Support Activities • During project implementation: • Identify and share good practices on the basis of countries’ experiences • Provide technical feedback on draft NCs and sectoral technical reports • Provide guidance on methodological issues and resource materials, addressing gaps where relevant • Conduct regional thematic workshop in coordination with the CGE • Conduct sub-regional, targeted training activities

  6. NCSP Current Activities • NCSP activities were initiated in June 2005 • A workplan was prepared • A listserv is being updated on national project coordinators • A questionnaire on technical needs is being prepared • An initiation workshop is being organized for countries already starting the NC work • Preparations for a KN on GHG inventories are underway • Participation in training workshops of CGE • A meeting of the Advisory Committee is planned

  7. KN on GHG Inventories and V&A • Purpose: to provide an online facility for NAI experts: - to exchange information - ask questions - share expertise There is currently no such facility

  8. KN on GHG Inventories and V&A • Description: • It will take the form of a moderated email listserv • Moderator will function as expert and as gatekeeper for listserv submissions • Substance of exchanges will be: information dissemination, questions and answers • Will engage regional Centres of excellence/organizations • Annual report to be produced, including lessons learned

  9. Status of preparation of NCs • 102 countries have received funds ($15,000) for the stocktaking exercise and stakeholders consultations to prepare their NC project proposals under expedited procedures: • 6 countries are preparing their SNC without accessing stocktaking funds: • Argentina, Brazil, India and Peru (full cycle projects) • Morocco, Tunisia (followed expedited procedures) • 2 countries are preparing their TNC without accessing stocktaking funds: • Mexico, Uruguay (followed expedited procedures) • TOTAL NUMBER OF COUNTRIES PREPARING NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS: 110 • SNC: 103 • TNC: 2 • INC: 5

  10. Status of approval of projects • Countries with project proposals approved, under expedited procedure: • Albania • Armenia • Azerbaijan • Bolivia • Cote d’Ivoire • Democratic Rep. of Congo • Georgia • Haiti • Kazakhstan • Kenya • Kyrgyzstan • Lebanon • Liberia (INC) • Macedonia • Mauritania • Mexico (TNC) • Moldova • Morocco • Nicaragua • Niue • Samoa • Tajikistan • Tunisia • Turkey (INC) • Uruguay (TNC) • Uzbekistan • Countries with project proposals approved, under full cycle procedures: • Argentina, Brazil, India, Peru • 16 countries have submitted their proposals to IAs for approval