United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Workshop on the preparation of national communications from non-Annex I PartiesManila, Philippines26 - 30 April 2004 Philip S. Weech Programme Officer Non-Annex I Subprogramme Implementation Programme UNFCCC secretariat
OUTLINE • VI. CONSTRAINTS AND GAPS, AND RELATED FINANCIAL, TECHNICAL AND CAPACITY NEEDS Paragraphs 49- 55 VII. SUBMISSIONS Paragraphs 56 - 58
Summary of guidelines Old guidelines (decision 10/CP.2)New guidelines (decision 17/CP.8) • Objectives • National circumstances • National circumstances • Inventory of emissions/removals • National GHG inventory • General description of steps • General description of steps – programmes containing measures to facilitate adequate adaptation – programmes containing measures to mitigate climate change • Other information • Other information – transfer of technologies (4/CP.7) – research and systematic observation (5/CP.5) – education, training and public awareness (Article 6) – capacity-building (2/CP.7) – information and networking • Financial and technological •Constraints and gaps needs and constraints • Submissions
INTRODUCTION F&T • National communications is a continuing process, • The objective of the Convention will not be achieved in a short timeframe • It is an ongoing activity for which financial and technical (F&T) support will be required • Resources (F&T) will come from several sources, including but not limited to, the financial mechanism (GEF) to the Convention, multilaterial and bilateral sources and from national resources • This section covers the reporting of F&T information under several areas • For national communications, activities relating to CC, • Projects proposed for financing (mitigation, enhancement of sinks) • Pilot & demonstration adaptation projects • Technology transfer and capacity building.
VI. CONSTRAINTS AND GAPS, AND RELATED FINANCIAL, TECHNICAL AND CAPACITY NEEDS 49. Non-Annex I Parties should, in accordance with national circumstances and development priorities, describe any constraints and gaps, and related financial, technical and capacity needs, as well as proposed and/or implemented activities for overcoming the gaps and constraints, associated with the implementation of activities, measures and programmes envisaged under the Convention, and with the preparation and improvement of national communications on a continuous basis.
A LIST OF PROJECTS PROPOSED FOR FINANCING 52. Non-Annex I Parties are encouraged to provide, to the extent their capacities permit, a list of projects proposed for financing, in accordance with Article 12, paragraph 4, of the Convention, in preparation for arranging the provision of technical and financial support. Article 12, paragraph 4 of the Convention
LIST OF PROJECTS: DISTRIBUTION BY SECTOR Energy supply 30%