Third Regional Workshop of the Project

Capacity Development for the Clean Development Mechanism

 

August 19-20, 2004, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

 

Summary Report and Conclusions

 

AGENDA

 

19 August

 

9:00 - 9:30

Opening Session. Welcome words

Objectives and expected results from the workshop

URC-FB

PNCC

9:30  - 10:15

Latest Executive Board developments in Bonn about pipeline of projects

Jψergen Fenhan

10:15 – 10:45

Latest Executive Board developments related to Methodologies for determinating Baselines

Arturo Villavicencio

10:45 – 11:00

Discussion

 

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

 

11:30 – 12:15

Analysis of the institutional operationaliation achievement in the three countries: DNA involvement and resources needed in each step of the project cycle. Opportunities, barriers and Latin American specific issues

Daniel Bouille

12:15 - 12:45

Operationalizing the Sustainable Development Criteria: issues and practicalities in Bolivia

Sergio Jαuregui

12:45 – 13:15

Discussion

 

13:15 – 13:45

Operationalizing the Sustainable Development Criteria: issues and practicalities in Ecuador

Marcos Castro

13:45 – 14:00

Discussion

 

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch

 

15:30 – 16:15

CD4CDM Project development assessment in Bolivia

Oscar Paz

 

16:15 – 17:00

CD4CDM Project development assessment in Ecuador

Marcos Castro

17:00 – 17:30

Coffee break

 

17:30 – 18:00

CD4CDM Project development assessment in Guatemala

Eduardo Alvarez

18:00 – 19:00

General discussion on country specific needs for technical assisstance/support in specific issues (Baselines, Additionality, Project Cycle, etc.).

Identification of new potential common activities, cross cutting issues, common requirements on training and external support.

URC/FB

19:00 -19:15

Closing remarks

URC/FB

 

20 August

 

First Part

 

9:00 – 9:30

Welcome words. Objectives of the second day of the workshop.

Vice Ministry of Sustainable Development of Bolivia, URC/FB, PNCC

9:30 – 9:50

Introduction. The role and purpose of the Second Day Workshop. An Overview of the Guidebook. An Overview of the Key Legal Issues in the CDM.

B&M

9:50 – 10:40

Open Discussion on Country Experience and Issues faced with CDM.

10:40 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

CDM Project Structuring and Contracting  Approaches. General Overview of Issues in structuring CDM projects. Early Experiences with the CDM Executive Board decisions. Review of Case Study on Structuring a Energy Project. Discussion of Case Study and Participant Experiences.

12:30 – 13:00

CDM Contract Drafting and Negotiation. The Role and Nature of Carbon Contracts. Key Lessons Learnt in Early Contract Negotiations. Case Study on Legal Problems in Negotiation. Discussion of Case Study and Participant Experiences.

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 15:30

CDM Contract Drafting and Negotiation. The Role and Nature of Carbon Contracts. Key Lessons Learnt in Early Contract Negotiations. Case Study on Legal Problems in Negotiation. Discussion of Case Study and Participant Experiences (cont.).

15:30 – 16:00

CDM Project Risk Management. Identification of Key Project Risks. Discussion of Participant Experiences. Managing Project Risks.

Coffee Break

Conclusions. Summary of Outcomes and Experiences. Issues going forward

B&M

URC/FB

PNCC

 

Second Part

 

16:00 – 19:30

Conclusions of the two days of the Workshop. Follow up Activities and Next Steps regarding CD4CDM Project. Definition of the contents of the Fourth Latin American Workshop of CD4CDM Project (Buenos Aires, close to COP-10).

URC/FB and countries representatives