GEC's Activity at UNFCCC SB36: Side Event "Toward the Establishment the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) – Utilisation to Support the NAMA Implementation"
GEC organised the UNFCCC SB36 official side event, with the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), and Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC). The side event was held at Bonn, Germany, on Thursday 17th of May, and more than 70 participants composed of national governmental officers and experts actively discussed on the theme.
On the occasion of the side event, GEC published the compilation booklet of New Mechanisms FS reports ("Findings of New Mechanisms Feasibility Studies 2011 - based on MOEJ/GEC BOCM FS Programme") implemented in 2011, in order to share the visions of the proposed BOCM projects/activities.
Toward the Establishment the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) – Utilisation to Support the NAMA Implementation
Time & Date:
18:15 - 19:45 (CET), Thursday, 17th of May 2012
Room METRO, at the Ministry of Transport, Bonn, Germany
The side event presented the overview of Japanese programme on the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM), and its possible utilisation for NAMAs in developing countries. The representatives of Mongolia and Lao PDF were invited to make presentations, and participants discussed bilateral and international cooperative activities, through the initiatives of the MOEJ, GEC, the IGES and OECC (including Feasibility Study Programme on the BOCM, Capacity Building Programme on MRV (Measurement, Reporting, and Verification), and NAMA Establishment Support Programme) Developing countries representatives will also show their perspectives on BOCM and their NAMAs/climate national strategies.
- Introduction of the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism (BOCM) and Capacity Building Activities for developing countries
- Dr. Yuji Mizuno, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
- Mongolian perspective and expectations on BOCM
- Dr. Dagvadorj Damdin, Special Envoy on Climate Change, Mongolia
- Strategy on Climate Change of the Lao PDR (SCC)
- Mr. Immala Inthaboualy, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao PDR
- MOEJ/GEC BOCM DS/FS Programme 2012 for MRV Methodologies Development
- Mr. Tomoya Motoda, Global Environment Centre Founadtion (GEC)
- Capacity Building on Development of MRV Methodologies for New Market Mechanisms: In cases of Lao PDR and Mongolia
- Dr. Yasushi Ninomiya, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
- New Mechanism Information Platform for Dissemination of Information of NAMAs and BOCM‐related Updates: NAMAs and LDCS, supported and enhanced through Market Mechanisms
- Mr. Makoto Kato, Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)