In this workshop, which was held online on 11 October 2023, practitioners, researchers and technical staff from Least Developed Countries working on transparency-related issues were invited to learn about the new reporting rules under the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF), and to exchange experiences, challenges and needs regarding transparency reporting.

The workshop provided an overview of the ETF and the Modalities, Procedures and Guidelines (MPGs), focusing on their key elements, the main differences with the current reporting framework, and the flexibility provided to developing countries.

Speakers:

  • Yamikani Idriss, LDC Group Transparency Coordinator
  • Alma Jean, Leader of the Biennial Update Reports unit, UNFCCC Secretariat representative
  • Benti Firdissa, Director of the National GHG MRV System, Ethiopian Environmental Protection Authority
  • Sonam Gyelpo, Department of Environment & Climate Change, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Bhutan
  • Maqhanolle Tsekoa, Lesotho Meteorological Services, Climate Change unit, Ministry of Defence, National Security and Environment of Lesotho

The workshop can be watched in full below in English and in French.