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Least Developed Countries undertakings under the convention and the paris agreement

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Least Developed Countries undertakings under the convention and the paris agreement

  1. 1. Stocktaking meeting of the work of the LDC Expert Group 10 February 2020 Antananarivo, Madagascar LDC requirements under the Convention and the Paris Agreement
  2. 2. Undertakings under the Convention and the Paris Agreement ❑ Underlying / basic information ➢ National circumstances, institutional arrangements, and legal frameworks ➢ Contribution towards achieving the objectives of the Convention ❑ Mitigation ➢ Update of national GHG inventory ➢ Assumptions, conditions and methodologies related to the emission reduction target ➢ Information on mitigation actions ➢ Information on mitigation co-benefits ➢ Mitigation policies and measures ➢ Progress in achievement of the emission reduction target including projections
  3. 3. Undertakings under the Convention and the Paris Agreement ❑ Adaptation ➢ Impacts, risks, and vulnerabilities ➢ National adaptation priorities, strategies, policies, plans, goals and actions ➢ Adaptation priorities and barriers ➢ Implementation of adaptation actions and plans (with mitigation co-benefits) ➢ Information related to averting, minimizing and addressing loss and damage associated with climate change impacts ➢ Monitoring and evaluation of adaptation actions and processes ➢ Information on gender-responsive adaptation action, traditional knowledge, knowledge of indigenous peoples and local knowledge systems related to adaptation, where appropriate
  4. 4. Undertakings under the Convention and the Paris Agreement ❑ Means of Implementation ➢ Constraints and gaps, and related financial, technical and capacity needs, including description of support needed and received ➢ Provision of financial, technological and capacity-building support to developing countries ❑ Education and outreach ➢ Cooperation, goof practices, experience and lessons learned ➢ Education, training and public awareness
  5. 5. Undertakings under the Convention and the Paris Agreement ❑ Enhanced action ➢ As nationally determined contributions to the global response to climate change, all Parties are to undertake and communicate ambitious efforts as defined in Articles 4, 7, 9, 10, 11 and 13 with the view to achieving the purpose of this Agreement as set out in Article 2. The efforts of all Parties will represent a progression over time, while recognizing the need to support developing country Parties for the effective implementation of this Agreement (3) ➢ Aim to reach global peaking GHG emissions as soon as possible and undertake rapid reductions thereafter (4.1) ➢ Prepare, communicate and maintain successive NDCs that it intends to achieve (4.2)
  6. 6. Undertakings under the Convention and the Paris Agreement ❑ Transparency ➢ Information needed for clarity, transparency and understanding ➢ Shall regularly provide the following information: ❖ A national inventory report of anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks of GHGs ❖ Information necessary to track progress made in implementing and achieving its NDC under Article 4 ❖ Should also provide information related to climate change impacts and adaptation ➢ Shall cooperate in taking measures, as appropriate, to enhance climate change education, training, public awareness, public participation and public access to information (12)
  7. 7. Contact: The Chair Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) E-mail: leghelp@unfccc.int Webpage: https://unfccc.int/process/bodies/constituted-bodies/least-developed- countries-expert-group-leg

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