Meeting on Climate Negotiations – Geneva

ENERGIES 2050 participated in the Geneva meeting on climate change negotiations from 8 to 13 February 2015

& Took part in a workshop on the elaboration of “Planned contributions determined at national level” on 7 February 2015

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In order to provide technical support to Francophone countries on the methodological approach to the development of the CPDN, ​​the Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD), a subsidiary body of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) Organized a capacity-building workshop in Geneva on 7 February 2015 in the margins of the 8th part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP-2.8). Geneva, from 8 to 13 February 2015.

The Francophone workshop on 7 February provided participants with an update on the results of the Lima Conference and discussed key issues and the methodological approach for the development of the NPCs.


Top left to right: opening of the workshop by Mr. Ridha BOUABID (Permanent Representative of the OIF to the United Nations) and Mr. Ndiaye Cheikh SYLLA (Chairman, Senegal); Speaker Mr. Seyni MAFO (Mali and African Group), Mr. Stéphane POUFFARY (ENERGIES 2050)

Below left to right: workshop participants; Speakers Mr Tosi MPANU MPANU (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Mr Pierre RADANNE (Future Factor 4); Ms. Madeleine Diouf Sarr (Head of Climate Change Division, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Senegal).

As part of its partnership with the IFDD and its activities on climate change and climate negotiations, ENERGIES 2050 participated actively in this workshop, including on issues of transparency and the Measure, Notification and Verification (NVM) of the NPCs.

Workshop presentations are now available:

Results of COP 20 of Lima and challenges of the meeting of the ADP of Geneva and Introductory presentation on the issues of the CPDN

M. Pierre RADANNE, Futur Facteur 4

The mobilization of financing

M. Tosi MPANU MPANU (République Démocratique de Congo)

The CPDN development process: Transparency, National Realities, Measurement, Notification and Verification (MNV) and adaptation and financial needs in line with existing financial mechanisms


Analysis of the Appeal of Lima in relation to the position of the African Group and Mali’s experience on the CPDN

M. Seyni MAFO (Mali et Groupe africain)

Access the NCCP Capacity Building Workshop Program

Access the dedicated workshop page on the IFDD website

This workshop was held prior to the eighth part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform (ADP 2-8). The ADP is a working group that is responsible for leading the work of the UNFCCC in the preparation of the new international climate agreement. The purpose of the meeting of the ADP of Geneva is to refine the document initiated at the COP 20 in Lima last December, in order to circulate a draft agreement for validation before the Paris conference.

Official UNFCCC page on the ADP session 2-8

ENERGIES 2050 is actively participating in the preparations for the decisive conference in Paris.

See our page dedicated to CoP21

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