UNEP Collaborating Centre on Energy and Environment

 

CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT FOR THE CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM

EGYPT

First National Workshop

Cairo, 17-18 December 2002
 

Workshop organized by

 

Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)

Tabbin Institute for Metallurgical Studies (TIMS)

 

with the assistance of APEX (Tunisia) - Regional Centre for North Africa and the Middle-East

 

DAY 1

Tuesday 17 December 2002

8h30 Registration

9h00 Welcome and Introduction to the Workshop EEAA

9h10 The Clean Development Mechanism Brief Summary TIMS (Dr. Amin)

9h20 Background - very brief summing up of the NSS conclusions TIMS (Dr. Elewa)

9h30 CD for CDM project A description and brief history of the Dutch/UNEP project
Dr Samir Amous (uneprisoe/APEX-Regional Centre for North Africa & Middle-East)

10h00 Discussions

10h15 Coffee Break

10h45 CD for CDM project A description of the Tasks and outputs Dr Samir Amous

11h00 Discussions

11h10 Presentation of draft workplan for phase 2 of CD for CDM

TIMS (Dr. Amin) (with assistance from Dr Samir Amous)

Task 2: Develop capacity among national policy makers: Description of the Activities and Schedule (15 minutes)

Task 3: Support the establishment of a National Organizational and Institutional Framework: Description of the Activities and Schedule (10 minutes)

Task 4: Help strengthen the capabilities of the public and private sector players to identify, formulate and secure financing for CDM projects: Description of the Activities and Schedule (20 minutes)

Task 5 : Support the creation of a pipeline of CDM eligible projects and the institutional capability to help attract potential CDM investors: Description of the Activities and Schedule (15 minutes)

13h00 General discussions and integration of all activities in a coherent Work Plan

14h00 Closing words of the First Day TIMS (Dr. Amin)

 

14h15     Lunch

 

DAY 2

Wednesday 18 December 2002

9h00 Summary of background/methodological work to be undertaken by uneprisoe and the Regional Centres Dr Samir AMOUS

9h30 The Web Site of the Project www.cd4cdm.org Dr Samir Amous

9h45 Discussions

10h00 Coffee Break

10h30 Institutional frameworks and responsibilities for Phase 2 of the project

TIMS (Dr. Amin) (with assistance from Dr Samir Amous)

o        Structure to be put in place for and by the project and linkages with the CDM Designated National Authority

o        Human and financial resources needed

o        Other relevant needs

o        EEAA Responsibilities and Role

o        TIMS Responsibilities and Role

o        Other stakeholders Responsibilities and Role

11h00 Discussions

11h30 Conclusions - follow up, finalisation of workplan, assignment of responsibilities, deadlines, etc.

TIMS (Dr. Amin) (with assistance from Dr Samir Amous)

12h00 Final Discussions

13h00 Closing words of the Workshop EEAA

13h15 Lunch