Extraordinary Meeting (EX MTG1): Shenzhen

The first extraodinary meeting of the Partnership Assembly was held in Shenzhen, China
During an extraordinary meeting of the Partnership Assembly, Morocco became an Implementing Country Participant. Importantly, participants also discussed various options for allocating PMR funding in order to agree upon a modality.
Date: 
Mar 14, 2012
Venue: 
Shenzhen, China
March 14, 2012
8:30 Registration
1. Opening and Introduction
9:00
Co-Chair: Evren Türkmenoğlu, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Turkeys
Co-Chair: Lex de Jonge, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
Update Since PA2 (Istanbul)
2. Reflections of the Durban Outcome
Participants shared their reflections on the UNFCCC decision on a market mechanism(s), in particular on how the PMR work could provide practical information to the UNFCCC process.
9:30
Evren Türkmenoğlu, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Turkey
Reflections of Durban Outcome and Implications on the PMR Work
10:15 Break
3. Presentation of Organizing Framework for Preparation Funding
Morocco presented its Organizing Framework for consideration and decision by the PA on allocation of the Preparation Funding.
10:30
Sabah Benchekroun, Ministry of General Affairs and Governance, Morocco
Morocco: Organizing Framework for Scoping of PMR Activities
4. Information Update
Implementing Country Participants updated the PA on their PMR activities, in particular on the status of the MRP. Updates can be made using PowerPoint or oral briefings. Chile and Costa Rica had prepared presentations.
11:30
Juan Pedro Searle, Ministerio de Energía, Chile
Chile: Status of Market Readiness Proposal
Costa Rica: Organizational Framework and Progress Report
Costa Rica: Country Update 2
12:45 Lunch
5. Options for Allocation of Implementation Funding
14:00
Xueman Wang and Sarah Underwood, PMR Secretariat
Implementation Funding Allocation Process
16:00 Break
6. Decisions and Next Steps
16:15
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
Next Steps
Adoption of Decisions by Participants
o Allocation of the PMR Preparation Phase Funding for Activities in Morocco
Resolution EXMTG1/2012-1
End of EX MTG1