Clima East at COP19: Notes from our Key Expert (4)
November 18, 2013

Emission Trading Schemes worldwide: where do we stand, what lies ahead?
This was the question addressed by a COP19 side event of the same title on 18th November 2013, organised by the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP). The event presented latest developments in selected carbon trading schemes with panellists from… Read more »

Clima East at COP 19 – Notes from our Key Expert (3)
November 17, 2013

Human Rights: lessons learnt from CDM can inform design of new market mechanisms.
On the margins of the SBSTA work on issues relating to the clean development mechanism (CDM), while negotiators try to agree on guidance relating to the CDM and find a common ground on the review of the… Read more »

Clima East at COP 19 – Notes from our Key Expert (2)
November 16, 2013

Gender considerations are increasingly entering the UNFCCC agenda.
It is recognised that women, especially in the most vulnerable countries are disproportionally affected by climate change. Women in rural areas work in agriculture, provide food, water and fuel for their families, and are among the first to feel the impacts of… Read more »

Clima East at COP 19 – Notes from our Key Expert (1)
November 14, 2013

Adaptation is emerging as an important part of the new agreement.
Discussions of the Parties to the UNFCCC on adaptation indicate that adaptation is emerging as an important part of the new agreement. Developing Countries insist on according adaptation a greater role in the new agreement, building on the existing… Read more »

International Climate Negotiations Workshop
October 29, 2013

Clima East and Lithuanian EU Presidency bring EU/Partner Country representatives together to discuss COP. This event brought together key officials and negotiators from the EU, Lithuania and the ENP East partner countries to discuss and exchange views on key issues ahead of the UNFCCC COP meeting (COP.19/CMP.9) in Warsaw in… Read more »

Clima East commences work in Ukraine
October 14, 2013

The Clima East Roadshow event in Kiev on 14th and 15th October 2013 launched the activity of the project Ukraine. The event gave a detailed presentation of aspects of EU approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation and discussion of further work under Clima East to contribute to key wider… Read more »

Clima East Roadshow in Minsk launches the Policy Project’s support to Belarus in its actions to tackle climate change.
October 11, 2013

The Roadshow event in Minsk (10/11.11.2013) brought together Belarussian and EU experts to discuss approaches to climate change policy and action, receiving public recognition for the potential of the Project to provide timely support in key actions being taken forward by the Government of Belarus at this time. More details… Read more »

Supporting climate change adaptation efforts by drinking wine
September 27, 2013

In the light of recent landslides and flash-floods, authorities in Georgia assessed a variety of potential preventative adaptation actions to reduce the threat of future occurrences. The selected ecosystem-based solution recognised that increased vegetation cover in landslide prone areas would help reducing the likelihood of slips. Pleasingly for all who… Read more »

Wide-ranging discussions at Clima East Roadshow in Tbilisi
September 24, 2013

24th and 25th September 2013 saw the opening event of the Clima East Policy Project for Georgia. Specialists from the Georgian government and other key organisations involved in climate change, and from the European Union, compared approaches and issues faced across a wider range of climate related policy areas. Further… Read more »

Clima East EU Climate Policy Roadshow
September 10, 2013

September 2013 sees the launch of the Clima East EU Climate Policy Roadshow.
The Roadshow will visit each of the project Partner Countries over the next few months, delivering two-day workshops on EU climate policy approaches of particular relevance to the host country stakeholders. The first event takes place in… Read more »