KINGDOM OF MOROCCO • Ministry of Land use Management, Water and the Environment • Secretariat of State for the Environment Capacity Development for the Clean Development Mechanism CD/CDM ProjectMoroccoAli Agoumi National coordinatorBonn - SB18-June 2003
CD for CDM project - Morocco • CDM Morocco activities 1998-2002 • CD/CDM Project :2003-2005 • CD/CDM Project activities 2003
CDM Morocco activities 1998-2002 • Framework • Kyoto Protocol Ratification 2001 • Designation of the National Authority 2002: Direction du Partenariat , de la cooperation et de la communication ,Secretariat d’ etat chargé de l’ environment • Capacity Building • 12 National Workshops • 3 International workshops • 1 NGO workshop
CDM Morocco activities 1998-2002 • Studies and projects Portfolio • Study on national SD criteria for CDM projects • Study on CC institutional arrangement; in particular for CDM activities • Mitigation of GHG emissions study • First Portfolio of projects ; Presentation at COP7 • Project holders and Investors Forum • CDM Project from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia :January 2002 • Moroccan CDM Network December 2002
CD/CDM Project :2003-2005 The project is the result of merging two projects aimed at preparing an appropriate framework for the development of CDM projects in Morocco UNEP project: CD for CDM supported by UNEP RISO Center (URC,Denmark). Funded by the Netherlands.Four regions: North Africa and Middle East ;Sub-Saharian Africa;Latin America;Asia 2003-2005 UNDP Projectaims at promoting a favourable environment to implement CDM 2003 MoroccoEgypt Jordan
CD/CDM Project :2003-2005 • Objectives • The promotion of a favourable environment for the implementation of the CDM; • Contribution to the development of national capacity for CDM implementation, and for accessing the international CDM market .
CD/CDM Project :2003-2005 • Project Focus • Development of a national strategy for effective implementation of the CDM; • Support in establishing an institutional and organizational framework for the CDM, in particular, the establishment of a Designated National Authority (DNA); • Development of national capacity to identify, formulate and secure financing of CDM projects; • Development and promotion of a portfolio of CDM projects.
CD/CDM Project :2003-2005 • Expected Results • A defined National Strategy and it’s implementation • A CDM National Authority operational in it’s organization and procedures • A National expertise capacitated to work along with the economics operators involved in CDM project design • An Economic Sector sensitized,interested and motivated by the CDM opportunities
CD/CDM Project :2003-2005 • Expected Results • International and National Investors informed and sensitive to Moroccan CDM potential • A CDM Project , Portfolio , diversified and attractive to investors. • A Moroccan CDM Web Site to inform the economic operators and investors of all CDM aspects in Morocco. • A number of projects submitted to the CDM Executive Board
CD/CDM Project 2003 Activities • CDM National Strategy • Formulation of the CDM Strategy and follow-up actions; • Elaboration and Approval of national Sustainable development criteria for CDM projects ; • Elaboration of a national CDM communication strategy ; • Study on necessary reforms for attracting CDM investors to Morocco.
CD/CDM Project 2003 Activities • DNA Implementation Organization • Establishment of the National CDM Council (N-CDM-C). Definition of its role and operating modalities; • Establishment of the CDM Unit (CDM-U : acting as a permanent Secretary to the N-CDM-C). Definition of its role and organizational structure ; • Designation of the N-CDM-C members and of the CDM-U staff. • Development of the capacities of the DNA DNA
CD/CDM Project 2003 Activities • DNA Implementation PROCEDURES • Establishment of national techniques and financial procedures for formulation, validation, execution and certification of CDM Projects by the DNA NationalWorkshop, September 2003 • Preparation and adoption by the DNA of guidelines related to baseline determination for CDM Projects in Morocco NationalWorkshop, October 2003
CD/CDM Project 2003 Activities • Capacity Building on CDM • Evaluation of the existing capacities and the needs to enhance them. Elaboration of a specific training programme addressing various target groups • Elaboration of training material for each group • Organisation of various WS : NationalWorkshop, for the economic and finance operators December 2003-January 2004 • Support MDP Morocco Network and the Publication of the bi-monthly electronic newsletter ECHOS MDP Morocco
CD/CDM Project 2003 Activities • Development and promotion of a Moroccan CDM portfolio • Organisation of a WS on the preparation of CDM Projects (PDD) WS (PDD) 1,3 July 2003 • Development – validation of 3 CDM projects ; • Research of different posssibilities for fianacing these projects • Design and implementation of a Moroccan CDM database and web site : www.mdpmaroc.com
CD/CDM Project 2003 Activities 2003 activities are made possible with the technical support of : • UNEP RISO Center (URC,Denmark)www.cd4cdm.org • Regional coordination of the UNEP CDM Project (North Africa and Middle East) :APEX, Tunisia • Eco-Securities (The Netherlands) : www.ecosecurities.com
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