Blueprint for Article 6 Readiness in member countries of the West African Alliance

International cooperation under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) on market and nonmarket-based activities can support countries in mobilizing resources for mitigation action that collectively helps reach nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and raise ambition therein. National capabilities, including ready-for-purpose institutional frameworks and adequate technical capacities, must be in place to achieve stepwise
Article 6 readiness starting from organizing a basic understanding of Article 6 to mobilizing the full potential of implementation of Article 6 activities.

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The initiative of creating the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance has been launched in Marrakech, during COP 22 in 2016. But the Alliance is officially constituted by resolution of the first meeting of founding members dated on june 30, 2017 in Cotonou, during the Africa Carbon Forum


‘This project is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) supports this initiative on the basis of a decision adopted by the German Bundestag.’

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