Coalition to attend 5th Latin American Network of National Greenhouse Gas Inventories Working Meeting

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, New York; The Coalition’s technical team will attend the Latin American Network of National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (RedINGEI) on November 17-18, 2020. The purpose of the event is to follow-up on RedINGEI activities for 2019-2020; understand progress of member countries made in the field of inventories, and as well discuss activities and products for the 2021-2025 work plan

Participating organizations include the Ministry of the Environment of Uruguay and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) / United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) Global Support Program for National Communications and Biennial Update Reports (GSP). This the fifth RedINGEI Working Meeting and will take place in virtual format.

About RedINGEI

The Network was established to facilitate the sustainable development of technical and institutional capacities between Spanish-speaking Latin American countries. It aims to facilitate exchange of experience and adoption of best practices knowledge exchange through a different range of tools and mechanisms, providing technical support on:

  • Analyzing the effectiveness of different models of institutional arrangements.
  • Sharing implementation strategies to operationalize the components of Nation Inventory Reporting Systems (NIS).
  • Strengthening and capacity building in the use of the 2006 IPCC Guidelines and on the enhanced transparency framework.
  • Providing technical support toward the elaboration of common templates.
  • Establishing sound Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) systems, processes and arrangements.
  • Addressing common barriers to data collection and the implementation of Quality Assurance /Quality Control systems.
  • Conducting expert evaluations and mocks exercises on the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories.

Current country members include Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú and Uruguay. This Network is country-driven with countries having the responsibility of setting the agenda, establishing technical priorities and actively participating in sharing positive -and negative- experiences.

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