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date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 12:47:20 +0530
from: "Ulka Kelkar" <ulkakatXYZxyzi.res.in>
subject: TERI event at COP-6
to: "P P Madhusoodanan" <ppmadhuatXYZxyzi.res.in>

(Apologies for cross-postings)


TERI is organizing a special event at COP-6 on 17 November 2000 (1 pm to 3 pm). The theme of this workshop is

CDM: Leading the Climate Solution?

COP-6 marks a critical milestone in the process of negotiations for an international climate regime. The CDM is a key element in the operationalisation of the Kyoto Protocol, but several issues remain unresolved. Significant among these are the incorporation of sustainable development benefits, the choice of baselines, the possible advantages of a unilateral CDM structure and secondary markets, and the broader question of developing country commitments.

TERI will present its viewpoints on these issues and examine the role of the CDM in achieving consensus and cooperation. The focus will be on issues faced by developing countries, and the search for an equitable solution to the challenge of climate change. This will be analyzed in detail by a panel of eminent climate change experts. The panel discussion and the following open session are expected to provide a stimulating exchange of views that synthesizes diverse standpoints and opinions.

The workshop will be held on Friday, 17 November 2000 during 1:00 - 3:00 PM in the Netherlands Congress Centre, The Hague.

Agenda

1300 - 1310 hours Welcome remarks - TERI
1310 - 1330 hours Presentation - Dr Leena Srivastava, TERI
1330 - 1415 hours Panel discussion
1415 - 1450 hours Open session

Issues to be covered
� Sustainable development benefits of CDM
� Unilateral CDM structure
� Secondary markets for CERs
� Choice of baselines
� Monitoring, verification, and certification
� Liability and compliance

Panelists invited

Mr Leiv Lunde, ECON Centre for Economic Analysis
Mr Luiz Gylvan Meira Filho, Presidencia Da Republica, Agencia Espacial Brasileira.
Mr Peter Betts, Global Atmosphere Division, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, U.K
Prof. S. Schneider, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Stanford University
Dr. Jun Feng Li, ERI, China
Mr.Chow Kok Kee, Malaysian Meteorological Service
Dr Tom Delfgaauw, Shell International Ltd
Dr Bernard J Bulkin, BP Amoco
Dr R K Pachauri, TERI


In case you need any further information, please contact me or my colleague Ms Dhenuka Srinivasan at dhenuka@teri.res.in.

Warm regards,

Ulka Kelkar
Research Associate
Centre for Global Environment Research
T E R I
New Delhi - 110 003 / India
Web www.teriin.org
Tel + 91 11 468 2100 or 468 2111
Fax + 91 11 468 2144 or 468 2145

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The annual "Delhi Sustainable Development Summit" for 2001 will be in February. Visit <www.teriin.org/25years> for full audio and video coverage of the first summit "Global Sustainable Development in the 21st Century", 7-10 February 2000.
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