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CMM-WG side event at MENA Climate Week 2022

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What does the Article 6 rulebook mean for the MENA region?

The long-awaited adoption of the Article 6 rulebook at COP26 has kicked-off the operationalization of the rules in the context of the Article 6 work programme and reinforced ongoing efforts to build Article 6 readiness. The side event will address the key issues in the work programme in the upcoming years and discuss what the rules could mean for the MENA region including for ongoing capacity building efforts. Besides, the role of initiatives such as the Carbon Market Mechanisms Working Group (CMMWG) shall be discussed in supporting the rapid operationalization of Article 6 through upscaled activities.


Key Takeaways of Article 6 rule decision in Glasgow:

  • Hanna-Mari Ahonen,
    Perspectives Climate Research
  • Thomas Forth,
    German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)
  • Perumal Arumugam,
    UNFCCC Secretariat

Article 6 readiness in the MENA Region

  • Afef Jaafar,
    National Agency for Energy Conservation, Tunisia
  • Mari Luomi,
    King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), Saudi Arabia
  • Mischa Classen,
    Foundation for Climate Protection and Carbon Offset KliK, Switzerland

CMM-WG and its contribution to the Article 6 work programme

  • Aglaja Espelage,
    Perspectives Climate Research

Panel discussion moderated by Hanna-Mari Ahonen, Perspectives Climate Group

Concluding remarks

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