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UNFCCC regional workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean region on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)

14 de septiembre de 2015|Evento

Establishing NAMAs as a robust instrument for pre and post 2020 climate actions.

Santiago, Chile

14 – 15 September 2015

Day 1: 14 September 2015



Opening and overview of the workshop


  • Opening remarks –ECLAC
  • Welcome remarks – UNFCCC secretariat
  • Workshop objectives– UNFCCC secretariat


Update on NAMA preparation and implementation


  • Status of preparation and implementation of NAMAs – Mr. Gerardo Canales, Centre for Clean Air Policy
  • FAO NAMA learning tool to support NAMA preparation in agriculture sector  – Ms. Kaisa Karttunen, FAO



Tea/Coffee Break


Future of NAMAs

10:45 – 11:30

  • Role of NAMAs in implementing national climate goals  – tbc
  • Moderated discussion: Future of NAMAs




  • Climate finance for green growth and NAMAs –tbc
  • Role of development banks in NAMA design and finance – Alejandro Miranda, CAF
  • Climate finance as a catalyst for leveraging private sector financing – World Bank    



Lunch Break

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

  • Role of commercial banks and private sector in NAMA design and implementation – Banco BICE
  • Private sector expectation in NAMA financing – Vladislav Arnaoudov, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
  • First solar’s experience in financing of competitive solar project in Chile – Mr. Koichi Arimitsu, Solar First



Tea/Coffee break

15:30– 16:00

Financing: NAMA Market Place  


  • Introduction to NAMA Market Place – UNFCCC secretariat
  • Introductory remarks – Panelists
  • Around 4 NAMAs seeking support for implementation will be presented a panel of following public and private investors.  

Panelists: WB, CAF, Banco BICE, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities


Day 2: 15 September 2015

Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV)

09:00 - 10:30


  • National MRV framework for mitigation actions  –  tbc
  • Analysis of co-benefits of selected mitigation actions: A case study from MAPS project –tbc
  • Quantifying abatement potential of mitigation actions – tbc



Tea/coffee break

10:30 – 11:00

MRV: Transformational change and sustainable development co-benefits-


  • Understanding Transformational Change in NAMA- tbc
  • Sustainable development impacts assessment of policy and actions – UNEP DTU



Lunch break

12:00 – 13:30

The NAMA registry


  • Overview of NAMA registry : Updates on operational status of the registry – UNFCCC secretariat
  • Moderated discussion on :
    • Challenges in the use of registry and ways of overcoming them
    • Feedback and suggestions to improve the registry



Tea/Coffee Break


Decentralizing the use of registry and enhancing its role


Moderated discussion:

  • The concept of decentralization in the context of registry use
  • The role of NAMA approvers and developers
  • The role of the registry in short, mid and long term

Future of NAMAs 


Moderated discussion on Future of  NAMAs

  • How can potential of NAMAs be harnessed to close the pre-2020 mitigation gap and put the world on road to a sustainable climate future
  • What kind of national arrangements are needed for successful development and implementation of NAMAs?
  • What is the role of the international community in supporting implementation of NAMAs in pre and post 2020 period?




  • Workshop evaluation
  • Closing remarks