PC25, March 26-28, 2018, Washington DC

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Participants Committee (PC25) Meeting (March 26-28, 2018)

AGENDA
 
 
Agenda (EnglishEspañolFrançais
 
 

Monday, March 26 (Day 1)

8:30 – 9: 00

 

Registration

 

9:00-10:45

  Climate/forest kickoff event: "The future of forests and climate change: what have we achieved so far and what's next?" (Video

  Moderator: Frances Seymour, Distinguished Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute 

  Speakers:

  • H.E. Batio Bassiere, Minister of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, Burkina Faso
  • Ms. Karin Kemper, Senior Director, Environment and Natural Resources, World Bank
  • Ms. Grace Balawag, Deputy Coordinator, Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership on Climate Change, Forests and Sustainable Development 
  • Mr. Glenn Prickett, Chief External Affairs Officer, The Nature Conservancy 
  • Ms. Ellysar Baroudy, Coordinator, Forest Carbon Partnership Facility 
10:45-11:15   Coffee break

1. Opening of Participants Committee Meeting

11:15-11:30

  a. Welcome 
  • Marc Sadler, Practice Manager, World Bank
    Ellysar Baroudy, Program Coordinator, FMT
  • Remembering Dan Sapit (Video

11:30-11:45

 
  b. Review and adoption of meeting agenda 
  Co-Chairs:
  • Jorge Ernesto Quezada, El Salvador (on behalf of REDD Country Participants)
  • Bente Herstad, Norway (on behalf of Donor Participants)

11:45-12:00

 
  c. Overview of contact groups and PC Resolutions
  • Sachiko Morita, Legal Department, World Bank (Presentation)
12:00-1:00   Lunch
2. Mid-Term Progress Reports with requests for additional funding
1:00-1:45

 

  a.   FMT update on funding availability

  • Simon Whitehouse, Fund Manager, Facility Management Team (FMT) (Presentation)

1:45-3:00

 
  b.    Burkina Faso – resolution sought
  • H.E. Batio Bassiere, Minister of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change (Presentation)
  • Georges Kuate, Technical Advisor on REDD+
  • Loic Braune, Tracy Johns, World Bank (Presentation)

 Mid-term progress report (December 2017) (English) (Presentation

GRM (English

3:00-3:15

Coffee break

3:15-4:30

 
  c.     Dominican Republic – resolution sought
  • Pedro Garcia Brito, Climate Change Director, Focal Point for REDD+, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Presentation)
  • Rodrigo Martinez, World Bank (Presentation)

 Mid-term progress report (January 2018) (English)

 GRM (English

4:30-5:30   Contact groups on draft PC Resolutions 

 

Tuesday, March 27 (Day 2)

3. Readiness Package

8:30–9:00

  a. Assessment Framework: Setting the stage for R-Package Reviews

9:00–10:30

 
  b. Lao PDR – resolution sought
  • Somchay Sanontry, REDD+ National Focal Point, Deputy Director General, Dept. of Forestry; Khamsene Ounekham, Director of REDD+ Division; Kinnalone Phommasack, Deputy Director of REDD+ Division (Presentation
  • Harrison Kojwang, Technical Advisory Panel (Presentation)
  • Stephen Danyo, Haddy Jatou Sey, World Bank (Presentation)

  Readiness Package (English

  TAP Report (English

  GRM (English)
 
 
10:30 – 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00-12:30
 
 c. Guatemala – resolution sought
  • Carlos Fernando Coronado Castillo, Vice-Minister, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Presentation)
  • José Moro, REDD+ Project Coordinator, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Kenset Rosales Riveiro, Coordinador Unidad de Información Ambiental y Cambió Climático, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Simon Rietbergen, Technical Advisory Panel (Presentation)
  • Omar Samayoa, Inter-American Development Bank (Presentation)

  Readiness Package (EnglishSpanish

  TAP Report (English

  GRM (English

  Annexes: Dialogue and Participation, Safeguards part 1part 2part 3,  REDD+ StrategyForest Reference Emissions LevelsMRV 

12:30-1:30   Lunch

4. Facility Issues

1:30-2:15

 
  a. FMT update on progress made since PC24

2:15-3:15

 
  b. Fiscal Year 2019 Budget proposal – resolution sought (EnglishEspañolFrançais
3:15-3:45   Coffee
3:45-4:30
 
  c. Verification - Approval of list of independent reviewers for Carbon Fund
4:30-5:30   Contact groups on draft PC Resolutions 

 

Wednesday, March 28 (Day 3)

4. Facility Issues (continued)

9:00-10:00

 
  d. Update on Registries

10:00-11:00

 
 e. Update on M&E Framework

11:00-11:15

 Coffee break 
11:15-12:00
 
  f. Update on Gender
 
12:00-12:45
 
  g. Update on CORSIA
12:45-1:45   Lunch
1:45-2:15
 
  h. Update on TOR for REDD Country Observers for Carbon Fund
  • Hector Arce Benavides (on behalf of REDD Country Observers) (Presentation

5.  Other Issues

2:15-3:15

 
  a. Updates on other initiatives
  • Program on Forests (PROFOR), Werner Kornexl (Presentation
  • Global Environment Facility (GEF), Christopher Warner (Presentation
  • BioCarbon Fund, Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL), Ellysar Baroudy (Presentation)
3:15-3:30   Coffee Break
6.   Closing

3:30-4:00

 
  a. Adoption of PC resolutions 
  • Sachiko Morita, Legal Department, World Bank

  1. Burkina Faso Additional Funding Request (English, Español

  2. Dominican Republic Additional Funding Request (English, Español

  3. Endorsement of Guatemala's Readiness Package (English, Español

  4. Endorsement of Lao PDR's Readiness Package (English, Español

  5.  Readiness Fund FY19 Budget (English, Español

  6. Establishing the List of Independent Third Parties (English, Español

4:00-4:15

 
  b. Next meetings 
4:15-4:30
 
  c. Co-Chairs Conclusions (Wrap up video) (English, EspañolFrançais)
  • Jorge Ernesto Quezada, El Salvador (on behalf of REDD Country Participants)
  • Bente Herstad, Norway (on behalf of Donor Participants)

4:30

End of PC25 meeting

5:00-7:00

  Reception at the World Bank