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Live from Copenhagen: Invitation for WECF side event on CDM

“How to access the CDM for household and community projects and a fair geographical distribution?”

14.12.2009 |WECF Press Release




Tuesday, 15. December 2009, Lunch Side Event 13:00 - 15:00PM
UNFCCC – COP 15 / MOP 5 Side Event
Bella Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, EU Pavillon

 “How to access the CDM for household and community projects and a fair geographical distribution?” A dialogue between EU and developing countries representatives and experts. Despite the huge need and potential for sustainable energy projects in households and communities in developing countries, the CDM hardly features at this level. Is this a reason for the unfair geographical distribution of CDM projects?

The Agenda
Introduction:
“Why household and community level projects matter – and how the CDM has to/could be a tool for achieving more”, Sascha Gabizon, Exective Director WECF – Women in Europe for a Common Future

Key speech
“Household and community projects under the CDM: Possible projects and need to improve the CDM – experiences and the proposal”, Robert Müller, atmosfair, including a project example presentation: “Nigerian Cook Stove project, improvement of the household situation and the situation for women and the poor”, Yahaya Ahmed, DARE - Developmental Association for Renewable Energies Nigeria

Panel 1: Experiences with household and community level projects
Panel 2: What needs to be done to improve the situation? How to access the CDM for household and community projects and a fair geographical distribution?
Discussion by EU and developing countries representatives and experts from Germany, Georgia, The Netherlands, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, u.a.

Closing of the session
Moderator: Sascha Gabizon, Exective Director WECF – Women in Europe for a Common Future

Contact: Sabine Bock, sabine.bock@wecf.eu, +49 176 22 82 74 65
Marine Franck, +33 (0) 6 59 55 38 25

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