As a country driven process, each country determines, develops and executes its own project with a clear focus on one of the two areas. From the inception phase of each project, however, and for the life of the project, countries will receive guidance and support from UNDP. Guidance and technical backstopping for all national-level projects will be coordinated, delivered and supported through an over-arching component of the programme: the Global Support Unit. View Programme Factsheet
Programme-supported projects fall into one of several categories:
The LECB Programme is developing a series of Information Briefs on various themes to showcase best practices across countries in various work areas.
In the lead up to the historic climate agreement reached at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP21) in 2015, countries around the globe - north and south - publicly outlined what climate actions they intend to take under the new international agreement. These public contributions, known as an INDC, serve as countries' targets toward contributing to a post-2020 climate regime. Read more here.
Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) are concrete initiatives that shift a technology or sector onto a low-carbon trajectory. A Low-Emission Development Strategy (LEDS) outlines the intended overall economic, energy, and emissions trajectory for a country and helps to identify trigger points for policy intervention. continue
Measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) should be an essential component of any mitigation action. continue
A high-quality national GHG inventory system provides a foundation for mitigation actions and MRV. continue