NDC Support Programme
As of: May 2018
Objective and activities
Building on the Low Emission Capacity Building Programme the NDC Support Programme assists developing countries to deliver on their Paris Agreement commitments by offering: Direct technical and financial support to country governments to build institutional and technical capacity for (I)NDC and mitigation actions at scale; Global knowledge exchange and peer-to-peer learning for governments and technical experts to advance mitigation design, leadership and awareness building; Identification of innovative policy and financing options for public-private partnerships, determining potential sources of funding and institutional arrangements for the implementation and mainstreaming of Low Emission Development Strategies and mitigation actions. It works with the countries to ensure that NDC implementation serves as a critical driver for sustainable development and thereby advances gender equality, helps transition to zero-carbon economies & achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Programme
State of implementation/results
- Inclusive stakeholder-led mapping of NDC implementation activities in each country completed: activities by other bi- and multilateral agencies and from the national governments for a comprehensive view on national activities to frame the NDC Support Programme’s activities accordingly, ensure avoiding any overlaps and gauge synergies.
- Set-up of coordination mechanism for these stakeholders per country: Ensure regular exchange and updates on activities and plans among agencies.
- Project documents to identify national activities and launch the national projects developed in most countries and start of implementation.
- April 2017: Kick-off meeting in Vanuatu and some other countries soon to follow.
- Country submissions of proposals in a competitive bid for additional funding to incorporate gender-focused activities into their work plans: Ten countries were selected to undertake gender work and need to conduct an in-depth gender analysis that examines legal, policy, and institutional frameworks related to climate change and gender.