European Capacity Building Initiative

Meeting Reports

This 2009 ecbi Bonn Seminar was held on 7 June 2009 at La Redoute in Bonn/Bad Godesberg, during the sixth session of the Ad-hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA). Unlike previous meetings, this event was focused on a single theme: the future of climate change finance, with a focus on institutional and governance issues.  

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June, 2009

The 2017 Asia Regional Training Workshop took place on 6 & 7 September 2017 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The workshop, hosted by Janathakshan, was attended by over 30 “new” negotiators and national policymakers from countries in the region, appointed by national focal points to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In addition to training on key thematic areas of the UNFCCC negotiations and on the ongoing negotiations on the ongoing negotiations on the rules to implement the Paris Agreement, participants engaged in mock “negotiations” and formulating of group positions during the two days. Speaking at the opening of the event, Anju Sharma, head of the ecbi Publications and Policy Analysis Unit, noted that ecbi training workshops not only emphasise knowledge-sharing, but also the importance of social engagement to help negotiators step across defined national boundaries and positions, and work cooperatively to achieve common – and critical – goals

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Anju Sharma
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September, 2017

The 2017 ecbi Pre-COP Training Workshop took place on 4 November 2017, in Derag Livinghotel Kanzler, Bonn. Training sessions focused on: priorities for the Bonn Climate Change Conference; the COP23 agenda; gender; climate finance; negotiating effectively and mock negotiations; and the transparency framework.

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Anju Sharma
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November, 2017

The 2017 ecbi Regional Training Workshop for Anglophone Africa took place on 5 & 6 June 2017 in Dakar, Senegal. The workshop, organised in collaboration with ecbi’s regional partner Energie Environnment Développement (ENDA), was attended by 24 negotiators from the region. 

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July, 2017

Oxford Fellowships & Seminar 2007 Report

During the 2007 Seminar, discussions took place on the post-2012 UN regime on climate change; the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), reduction of emissions from deforestation in developing countries; the operating modalities of the Adaptation Fund (in particular, the institutional aspects); and capacity building 

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September, 2007

The second ECBI Regional Workshop for Eastern and Southern Africa was held in the Great Valley Lodge, Naivasha, Kenya from 28 to 30 September 2006.

The second ECBI Regional Workshop for Eastern and Southern Africa was held in the Great Valley Lodge, Naivasha, Kenya from 28 to 30 September 2006. Altogether 25 participants from 11 countries participated in the workshop, including both UNFCCC Focal Points as well as representatives from ministries of Finance and Planning from a number of countries.

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October, 2006

2008 Bonn Seminar Report

2008 Bonn Seminar Report

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June, 2008

ecbi Regional Workshop for West Africa, Senegal 2011

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October, 2011

COP13/MOP3 Side Event

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December, 2007

The 2006 ECBI Oxford Fellowships brought together 11 Fellows, Senior Fellows, and Supernumerary Fellows to engage in a number of trust-building activities.

The 2006 ECBI Oxford Fellowships brought together 11 Fellows, Senior Fellows, and Supernumerary Fellows from Bhutan, Brazil, China, India, Maldives, Mexico, Niger, South Africa, The Gambia, and Zambia, and negotiators from France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, the UK, the Finnish EU Presidency and the European Commission between 24 August and 1 September to engage in a number of trust-building activities.

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September, 2006

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