Capacity Development
for the Clean Development Mechanism
in North-Africa & Middle-East
 

Fourth Regional Workshop (R4) of Phase 2

Important issues to address in CDM Projects
Additionality, Project Cycle and Sustainable Development
Legal/contractual issues


Tunis, 27-29 August 2004
 

Workshop organized by
APEX (Tunisia)
Regional Centre for North Africa and the Middle-East

Project funded by The Netherlands

AGENDA

 

27 August 2004

8h30

Registration

9h00

Welcome Words

9h15

Introduction to the workshop – Samir Amous (APEX) (1.0)

 

SESSION 1: ADDITIONALITY
President : Maher Aziz - Rapporteur: Rachid Ech Chokri

9h30

Additionality Concept - Samir Amous (1.1)

9h45

Example on how the Additionality was addressed in a submitted-approved Baseline - Discussions - Samir Amous (1.2a) – Vale Do Rosario Cogeneration

10h00

Example on how the Additionality was addressed in a submitted-approved Baseline – Discussions – Amr Ossama (1.2b) Nova Gerar Landfill

10h15

Example on how the Additionality was addressed in a submitted-approved Baseline - Discussions – A Moroccan Representative (1.2c) Samira El Khamlichi

10h30

Example on how the Additionality will be addressed in one of the projects in Egypt - Discussions –Iheb El Masri (1.3a)

10h45

Example on how the Additionality will be addressed in one of the projects in Morocco - Discussions - A Moroccan Representative (1.3b) Samira El Khamlichi

 

 

 

SESSION 2: PROJECT CYCLE
President: Ali Agoumi - Rapporteur: Samir Tantawy

11h30

General description of the Project Cycle in CDM Projects - Samir Amous (2.1)

11h40

Detailed description of the Project Cycle in CDM Projects - Samir Amous (2.2)

 

Actions to be undertaken and Procedures in each Step

 

Responsibilities in each Step

 

DNA involvement and resources needed in each Step

 

Discussions are to be made after description of each step

 

 

 

SESSION 3: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES
President : Mohamed El Shahawy  - Rapporteur :  Samira El Khamlichi

13h00

Maher Aziz (10 minutes) (3.1a)

13h10

The Sustainable Development Concept in the CDM Perspectives - Samir Amous (3.1b)

13h30

Presentation of the UNEP-RISO Guidebook on Sustainable Development Impact in CDM - Samir Amous (3.2)

13h50

Discussions

14h05

The way Sustainable Development issues are being addressed in Morocco - A Moroccan Representative (3.3) + Discussions Rachid Ech Chokri

14h35

The way Sustainable Development issues are being addressed in Egypt – Dr Elewa & Dr Attia (3.4a) & (3.4b) + Discussions

 

 

28 August 2004

 

SESSION 3: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES (continued)
President : Mohamed El Shahawy  - Rapporteur :  Samira El Khamlichi

09h00

Sustainable Development assessment – A formalized Approach initiated in Tunisia - Rafik Missaoui (APEX-ALCOR) (3.5)

09h20

How to practice the formalized Approach in assessing Sustainable Development -  Samir Amous & Rafik Missaoui (APEX-ALCOR) (3.6)

10h00

Discussions

 

SESSION 4: PROGRESS OF THE ACTIVITIES IN THE NA&ME REGION AND PERSPECTIVES IN 2005
President :
Brahim BOUFKIRI - Rapporteur : Amr Osama

11h00

Progress at regional Level - Samir Amous (4.1) + Discussions

11h20

Progress in Egypt - An Egyptian Representative (4.2) + Discussions Dr Mohamed Shahawy – Dr Saad Eldin Ateya

11h40

Progress in Morocco - A Moroccan Representative (4.3) + Discussions Ali Agoumi

12h00

General Discussions

   

 

SESSION 5: ACTIONS AND ISSUES FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE JERBA FORUM
President :
Brahim BOUFKIRI - Rapporteur : Amr Osama

12h50

At regional Level - Samir Amous (5.1) + Discussions

13h15

In Egypt - An Egyptian Representative + Discussions Dr Saad Eldin Ateya (no presentation attached).

13h40

In Morocco - A Moroccan Representative (5.3) + Discussions Ali Agoumi

14h05

In Tunisia - A Tunisia Representative + Discussions Samir Amous (no presentation attached).

14h30

Final Discussions

 

 

29 August 2004

 

 

 

SESSION 6: Legal/Contractual issues for CDM projects
President :
Mohamed Kamel Hussein Elewa  Rapporteur :  Abdelaziz ZINE

 

Session organized by Baker & McKenzie

08h30

6.1. Introduction

 

The role and purpose of the Workshop

 

An overview of the Guidebook

 

An overview of the key legal issues in the CDM

 

Open Discussion on Country experience and issues faced with the CDM

09h15

6.2. 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 an Energy Project

 

Discussion of case Study and Participant Experiences

10h30

Coffee Break

 

SESSION 6
Legal/Contractual issues for CDM projects (continued) President : Rachid FILALI MEKNASSI Rapporteur :  Mr. Hany Zahran

11h00

6.3. 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

12h30

Coffee Break

13h00

6.4. CDM project risk management

 

Identification of Key Project Risks

 

Discussion of Participant Experiences

 

Managing Project Risks

14h15

6.5. Conclusions

 

Summary of Outcomes and Experiences

 

Issues going forward