Eastern Africa carbon market engagement: Regional foundations for Article 6 implementation
Gold Standard will participate in a series of virtual dialogues that assess the potential of the global carbon market and Article 6 of the Paris Agreement for carbon project developers in East Africa.
Hosted by GIZ Global Carbon Markets Programme
Session II – Key features of the Paris Agreement and NDCs
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
14:00 – 16:00
The Implications for the voluntary carbon market session from 15:00 to 15:55 will explore the key trends and the implications of NDCs/Article 6 rules on voluntary carbon market projects. Gold Standard will present the Transition Framework it’s working on with support from BMU, providing guidance on practical steps that can be taken in relation to the transition, future eligibility of key activity types and the treatment of corresponding adjustments.
Session III – Piloting Article 6
Friday, 25 September 2020
10:00 – 11:00
Gold Standard will provide examples of how its working with different countries to use markets in the context of their NDCs and how its developing good practice guidance for those markets.
The dialogue is hosted by GIZ Global Carbon Markets Programme supported by the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), the Eastern Africa Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance in collaboration with the UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centre in Kampala and the Climate Finance Innovators project.