Technical Workshop 11: Upstream Policy Analysis for INDCs: Approaches, Challenges, Opportunities (Barcelona)

May 29, 2015
Barcelona, Spain
May 29, 2015
8:30 Registration
1. Opening and Introduction
Vikram Widge, World Bank Group
2. Taking stock of Upstrem Policy Analytical Work for Mitigation Scenarios
Five PMR countries−Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Colombia and Peru−have received technical assistance in carrying out analytical work that supports setting mitigation scenarios and identifying policy intruments, including carbon pricing, to achieve the target. This session provided an opportunity for these countries to share information on the progress of the work and its relevance to the ongoing preparation of countries’ Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs).
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
Jose Miguez, Ministry of Environment, Brazil
Brazil: Emissions of the Brazilian Power Sector in case of a Low-hydrology Scenario until 2030
Fu Sha, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation, China
China: Upstream Analytical Work to Support Development of Policy Options for Mid-and Long-term Mitigation Objectives
10:30 Coffee
Nathaly Torregroza, Ministry of Sustainable Development, Colombia
Ricardo Delgado, Universidad de los Andes
Colombia: Construction of Mitigation Scenarios Post 2020
Wiliiam Alpizar, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica
Costa Rica: INDC - A summary of the Process
Veronica Villena, Ministry of Environment, Peru
Peru: Analytical Work to Support the Development of Policy Options for Mid-and Long-term Mitigation Objectives
12:30 Lunch
3. PMR countries’ INDC Preparation, Role of Carbon Pricing Instruments, and Key Challenges
Both PMR Contributing and Implementing Countries are invited to share their INDC-related work and potential role of carbon pricing instruments in the INDCs, as well as the challenges in preparing and implementing the INDCs.
Monica Echegoyen, Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico
Mexico: INDC 2020-2030
Juan Pedro Searle, Ministry of Energy, Chile
Chile: INDC on Climate Change
15:00 Wrap up
End of workshop