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Advancing from mitigation ambition to action (A2A)

As of: April 2018

Objective and activities

Following the Paris Agreement, the challenge for many countries will be to translate their mitigation ambition into effective domestic action. The project offers analytical support to accelerate the continued development and implementation of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), primarily through the articulation of the social, economic, and environmental benefits of mitigation. The project will build on existing plans to develop a sector implementation roadmap that will support sector-level planning, engage a range of stakeholders, and increase the feasibility of ambitious sector mitigation pathways in support of NDC implementation. Beyond country support, the project will provide a platform for international dialogue and knowledge exchange on the state of play of NDC implementation, and on key topics and issues related to increasing NDC ambition and accelerating implementation.

State of implementation/results

  • Project in implementation phase in Argentina & Kenya/starting phase in Indonesia & Thailand.
  • May 2017 & November 2017: First two biannual 'NDC Update Reports' published in parallel to UNFCCC Climate Negotiations (SBI/SBSTA & COP23 in Bonn) in cooperation with members of the IKI NDC Cluster.
  • Argentina & Kenya: Reports on the alignment between NDC ambition and the sector plan for electricity are being finalised.
  • Indonesia & Thailand: Preparatory activities.

Project data

Argentina, Indonesia, Kenya, Thailand

Implementing organisation:
Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) - Netherlands

Partner institution:
  • Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (MEW&NR) - Kenya
  • Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development - Argentina
  • Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning - ONEP - Thailand
  • State Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS) - Indonesia
  • NewClimate Institute

BMU grant:
€ 3,936,067

11/2016 till 10/2019


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