Improving the national reporting of Ukraine on carbon stock and emissions in the forestry sector and harvested wood products

Date: 26 January 2017
Time: 09:30-14:00
Venue: Aarhus centre of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Kiev

This workshop, attended by representatives of the Climate Policy Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, Budgetary Institution “National Center for GHG Emission Inventory”, State Statistics Service, State Forest Resources Agency, and other organizations related to forestry, addressed the results of two Expert Facility assignments – one focused on the GHG inventory in forestry and the other aimed at improvements in Harvested wood products accounting.  

More information: see our dedicated Press Release 


(Picture by Anatoly Sabadyr)


(in English) (in Ukrainian)

09:30 – 10:00

Registration of participants and welcome coffee/tea

10:00 – 10:20

Welcome and introduction

  • Mykhailo Chyzhenko, Head of Division on climate policy and reporting, Department of climate change and ozone layer protection  of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine (TBC);
  • Vladyslav Zhezherin, National Coordinator of the Clima East Policy project in Ukraine

10:20 – 10:30

Introduction of participants (moderator: Vladyslav Zhezherin)

10:30 – 10:50

Enhancing available information and data base on forestry in Ukraine for the improvement of GHG inventory

  • Dr. Igor Buksha, Clima East expert

Presentation: (in Ukrainian)

10:50 – 11:10

Prospects of using alternative data sources for GHG inventory in forestry and recommendations on MRV system

  • Mr. Anatoliy Shvidenko, Clima East expert

Presentation: (in Ukrainian)

11:10 – 11:20

Questions and answers

11:20 – 11:40

Coffee/tea break

11:40 – 12:00

Addressing reporting requirements for the HWP contribution under the UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol: the Ukraine case.

  • Dr. Sandro Federici, Clima East expert

Presentation: (in English)

12:00 – 12:20

Input data for calculation of HWP contribution to carbon stock and emissions and recommendations on improvement of the national statistics on HWP

  • Dr. Ivan Lakyda, Clima East expert

Presentation: (in Ukrainian)

12:20 – 12:30

Questions and answers

12:30 – 13:20

Discussion (all participants)

13:20 – 13:30

Closing remarks

13:30 – 14:00