Second Extended Regional Workshop
Capacity Development for the Clean Development Mechanism
Bangkok, 29 September - 1st October 2004
List of participants
AGENDA
29 September

08:45 - 09:30

Inauguration

Opening remarks by Mr. Shinichi Iioka,, IGES

Opening remark Dr. M. K.  Lee, URC

Inaugural address by Prof. Jean–Louis Armand, President, AIT

Inauguration by Mr. Jaap Mol, Deputy Head of the Mission, Royal Dutch Embassy, Thailand
 

Session 1

Review of CDM developments
Chairperson: Mr. S. Iioka                                                                                                        

10:00 – 10:20

Introduction of Participants

10:20 – 11:00

Brief overview of the CDM and CDM Updates – Dr. Sudhir Sharma, AIT

11:00 – 11:10

Discussions
 

SESSION 2

CDM Markets – Past Growth and  Future Trends
Chairperson: Dr. M.K. Lee

11:10 – 11:40

Overview of CDM market  - Dr Romeo Pacudan, URC

11:40 – 12:10

Carbon Funds of the World Bank – Dr Nat Pinnoi, World Bank

12:10 – 12:30

Discussion
 

SESSION 3

Experience of Capacity Development for CDM
Chairperson: Prof. R. M. Shrestha

14:00 – 14:15

Capacity Development for Clean Development Mechanism (CD4CDM)
- Project overview and strategy
   - Dr. M.K. Lee, URC

14:15 – 14:30

Philippines – Ms Joyceline A. Goco, IACCC, Philippines

14:30 – 14:45

Cambodia – Mr. Va Chanmakara Vuth, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

14:45 – 15:00

Vietnam –  Ms. Tran Thi Minh Ha, Vietnam

15:00 – 15:45

Integrated Capacity Strengthening for Clean Development Mechanism -
Launch and progress of IGES CDM-CB initiative
- Mr. S. Iioka, IGES

15:45 – 16:00

Discussion

16:30 – 17:00

Open Forum: Discussions on Capacity Building Experiences
Chairperson: Prof. S. C. Bhattacharya                                                                            


 

30 September 2004
 

SESSION 4

Lessons from CDM project development experiencee           

Chairperson:  Dr. R. Pacudan

08:30 – 08:50

Investors’ concerns and criteria for CDM projects - Mr. Klaus Baumann, e7

08:50 – 09:10

Developing CDM Project – Project Developers perspective – Dr. W. Thawat

AT Biopower Thailand

09:10 –  09:30

Validation of CDM projects: lessons for project development

– Mr. Chandrashekara Kumaraswamy, DNV

09:45 – 10:00

Discussion

 

SESSION 5

Facilitating CDM – the role of Designated National Authority
Chairperson: Mr. A. Eik
 

10:20 - 10:55

CDM and Technology Transfer – What prospects? – Prof Ram M. Shrestha

AIT, Bangkok

10:55 – 11:20

Approval process and  facilitating Technology Transfer – Indian Perspective

– Mr. R. K. Vaish, Joint Secretary, MoEF, India

11:20 – 11:45

Facilitating CDM and enabling technology transfer – Chinese Perspective

– Mr. Song Yangin, China

11:45 – 12:10

Non-Annex I country government institution as DOE – Challenges and constraints

– Ms. HA Gyungae, KEMCO, South Korea

 12:10 – 12:30

Discussion
 

SESSION 6

Baseline and Additionality in CDM Projects

Chairperson:  Mr. K. Baumann

14:00 – 14:25

 

Using the Consolidated Methodology of EB for assessing Additionality

– Ms. M. Wakabayashi, CRIEPI, Japan

14:25-14:50

Consolidated baseline for renewable based grid electricity projects

– Prof S C Bhattacharya & Dr S Kumar, AIT

14.50 – 15:15

Developing Baseline Methodology for Energy Efficiency project
– Approaches and issues
– Dr Sudhir Sharma, AIT, Bangkok

15:15 – 15:30

Discussions

 

Session 7

European Trading Scheme and CDM Market
Chairperson: Dr. M. K. Lee 

16:00 – 16:30

European Trading Scheme and its implications for CDM – Mr. Arne Eik

16:30– 17:00

Open Forum – Discussion on issues covered during the day
 

  

October 1st 2004
 

8:30 – 9:30

Legal Issues in CDM – Mr. Martijn Wilder, Partner,  Baker & McKenzie

Introduction
The role and purpose of the Workshop
An overview of the Guidebook
Provide an overview of the key legal issues in the CDM (Chapters 1-5)
Open Discussion on Country experience and issues faced with the CDM
 

09:30 – 11:00

CDM project structuring and contracting approaches.
General overview of Issues in structuring CDM projects
Early Experience with the CDM Executive Board decisions
Review of Case Study on Structuring a Energy Project
Discussion of case Study and Participant Experiences
 

11:15 – 12:15

CDM contract drafting and negotiation
The Role and Nature of Carbon Contracts
Key Lessons Leant in early contract negotiations
Case Study on legal problems in negotiation
Discussion of case Study and Participant Experiences
 

13:15 – 14.45

CDM project risk management
Identification of Key Project Risk
Discussion of Participant Experiences
Managing Project Risks
 

14:45  – 15:00

Closing Session
Dr. M.K. Lee, URC,
Mr. S. Iioka, IGES
Prof. Ram M. Shrestha

Vote of Thanks
Dr. S. Kumar, AIT