Partnership Assembly Meeting (PA1): Barcelona

The first meeting of the Partnership Assembly took place in Barcelona, Spain
At its inaugural meeting, the PA welcomed China, bringing the total number of Implementing Country Participants to nine. All nine received funding to begin work on a Market Readiness Proposal. Morocco also expressed interest to join the PMR.
Date: 
May 30 - 31, 2011
Venue: 
Barcelona
Day 1: May 30, 2011
8:30 Registration
1. Opening and Introduction
9:00
Joëlle Chassard, World Bank
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
Update since Bangkok Organizal Meeting
9:30
Confirmation of China’s Participation as an Implementing Country Participant in the PMR
9:45
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
Key Steps in the PMR Process and Considerations for Allocation of Funds
Note PA1-2011-1
Martina Bosi, PMR Secretariat
Template for Market Readiness
Draft Template for Organizing Framework
Guide to Template for Organizing Framework
10:30 Break
2. Presentations by Implementing Country Participants
The Implementing Country Participants presented their Frameworks for PMR activities. The PA provided comments and made funding allocation decisions for the Preparation Phase.
10:45
Sandra Garavito, Ministry of Environment, Housing, and Territorial Development, Colombia
 Colombia: Organizing Framework
Andrei Bourrouet, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica
 Costa Rica: Organizing Framework
13:15 Lunch
14:30
Dicky Edwin Hindarto, National Council on Climate Change, Indonesia
Indonesia: Organizing Framework
Jose Antonio Urteaga, Secretariat of the Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico
Mexico: Organizing Framework
17:00 Break
17:15
Richard Baron, International Energy Agency
Views on Market Readiness
Thomas Black, Centro Andino para la Economia en el Medio Ambiente CAEMA
PMR in Developing Countries: A Bottom-up View
18:30 Wrap up
20:00 Reception
End of Day 1
Day 2: May 31, 2011
2. Presentations by Implementing Country Participants (Cont)
8:30
Sirithan Pairoj-Boriboon, Greenhouse Gas Management Organization, Thailand
 Thailand: Organizing Framework
Jaime Bravo, Ministry of Energy, Chile
Chile: Organizing Framework
11:00 Break
11:15
Evren Turkmenoglu, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Turkey
Turkey: Organizing Framework
12:30 Lunch
14:00
Andrew Steer, Special Envoy for Climate Change, World Bank
Wang Shu, National Development Reform Commission, China
China: Organizing Framework
Felix Matthes, Öko Institute
Domestic ETSs: Readiness Preparation and Challenges for Implementation
16:00 Break
3. Informal Presentation(s) by Implementing Country Participant(s)
16:15
State Environmental Investment Agency, Ukraine
Ukraine: Overview of Efforts under PMR Activities
4. Expression(s) of Interest
16:35
Remarks by the countries that have submitted an EoI since the OM
5. Next Steps, Budget, Proposals, and Adoption of Decisions
17:30
Sarah Underwood, PMR Secretariat
Next Steps: Preparation for PA2 and the First Workshop
Duangrat Laohapakakul, PMR Secretariat
Procurement Guidelines for World Bank Borrowers
Elena Chin-lin Lee, World Bank
Annual Budget Proposals FY11 and FY12
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
Participation in the PMR
18:45
Adoption of Decisions by Participants
o China Confirmation as an Implementing Country Participant
Resolution No. PA1/2011-1
o Authorizing Budget for Fiscal Year 2011 and 2012
Resolution No. PA1/2011-2
o Confirmation of Morocco’s Participation as an Implementing Country Participant
Resolution No. PA1/2011-3
o Allocation of PMR Funding for the Preparation Phase
Resolution No. PA1/2011-4
o Allocation of Advance Preparation Funding
Resolution No. PA1/2011-5
End of PA1

Meeting Documents

Country Updates