PC21, May 3-5, 2016, Washington DC

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF)
Twenty-first Meeting of the Participants Committee (PC21)
DRAFT AGENDA
 
Logistics Note (English)
Agenda (EnglishEspañolFrançais
 
 
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 (DAY 1)
8:30am to 9:00am
  Registration
 
  1. Opening of Participants Committee Meeting (PC21)
9:00am to 9:30am
  a. Welcome
·         James Close, Director, Climate Change Group, World Bank
9:30am to 10:00am
  b. Review and approval of meeting agenda
Co-Chairs:
·         Eliki Senivasa Siga, Deputy Conservator of Forests, Ministry of Fisheries and Forests, Fiji (on behalf of REDD Country Participants)
·         John Verdieck, Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. State (on behalf of Donor Participants)
10:00am to 10:15am
  c. Overview of contact groups and PC Resolutions
·         Markus Pohlmann, Senior Counsel, Environment & International Law (LEGEN), World Bank
10:15am to 10:45am
  d. FMT update on progress made since PC20
·         Ellysar Baroudy, Lead Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
10:45am to11:15am
  Coffee break
11:15am to 12:30pm
  e. Continued -  FMT update on progress made since PC20
·         Ellysar Baroudy, Lead Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
12:30pm to 1:15pm
  Lunch
 
  2. Mid-Term Progress Reports with requests for additional funding
1:15pm to 2:45pm
  a. Uganda resolution sought
·         Margaret Athieno, Assistant Commissioner for Forestry, REDD+ National Focal Point, Ministry of Water and Environment
·         Xavier Mugumya, Coordinator Climate Change & Alternate National REDD+ Focal Point, Ministry of Water and Environment, National Forestry Authority (NFA), Republic of Uganda
·         Christopher James Warner, Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist, World Bank
 
  • Mid-term Progress Report and Request for Additional Funding (English), Country Presentation (English)
  • Grant Reporting and Monitoring (GRM) Report 2015 (English), Delivery Partner Presentation (English)
2:45pm to 3:15pm
 Coffee break
3:15pm to 4:45pm
  b. Guatemala resolution sought
·         Jose’ Diaz, Jefe Departamento de Cambio Climático, Instituto Nacional de Bosques, Guatemala
·         Omar Samayoa, Climate Change Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank
 
  • Mid-term Progress Report and Request for Additional Funding (EnglishEspañol), Country Presentation (English)
  • Grant Reporting and Monitoring (GRM) Report (English), Delivery Partner Presentation (English)
4:45pm to 5:15pm
  Coffee break
 
  3. Facility Issues
5:15pm to 7:15pm
  a. Second Evaluation of the FCPF - presentation of the oversight committee and consultant team
·         Co-chairs of the Oversight Committee: Nicolas Duval-Mace, Policy Advisor, Natural Resources Canada; Claire Martin,  Research and Capacity Building Coordinator, Transparency International, Germany 
·         Majella Clarke, Head of Climate Change Consulting, Indufor
·         Neeta Hooda, Senior Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
 
  • Evaluation Team presentation (English)
  • Oversight Committee presentation (English)
  • FMT presentation (English)
7:15pm onwards
  Contact groups on draft PC Resolutions on Uganda and Guatemala
 
 
Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 (DAY 2)
 
  4. Readiness Package
9:00am to 9:30am
  a. Assessment Framework: Setting the stage for R-Package Reviews
·          Alex Lotsch, Senior Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
9:30am to 11:00am
  b. Mexico resolution sought
·         Josefina Cobián Navarro, Unidad de Asuntos Internacionales y Fomento Financiero, CONAFOR
·         Francisco Moreno, Gerente, Información Forestal,  CONAFOR
·         Ramiro Robledo, Director, UNOFOC
·         Ricardo Campos, Presidente, RITA
·         Juan Andres Silva, Partner, OPTIM Consulting
·         Carole Megevand, Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist, World Bank
 
11:00am to 11:30am
  Coffee break
 
  5. Facility Issues - CONTINUED
11:30am to 12:30pm
  a. FY17 budget proposal – resolution sought
·         Simon Whitehouse, Fund Manager, World Bank
·         Erin Conner, Operations Analyst, World Bank  
12:30pm to 2:30pm
  Lunch and contact groups on draft PC Resolutions, if needed
2:30pm to 3:45pm
  b. Second Evaluation of the FCPF feedback and discussion on evaluation findings
·         Neeta Hooda, Senior Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
·         Co-chairs of the Oversight Committee: Nicolas Duval-Mace, Policy Advisor, Natural Resources Canada; Claire Martin, Research and Capacity Building Coordinator, Transparency International
·         Majella Clarke, Head of Climate Change Consulting, Indufor 
3:45pm to 4:15pm
  Coffee break
 
  6. Updates from the World Bank Group
4:15pm to 5:15pm
  a. Update on the Climate Change Action Plan and Forest Action Plan
·         Stephane Hallegatte, Senior Economist, World Bank;
  • Climate Change Action Plan Presentation (English)
·         Carole Megevand, Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist, World Bank;
  • Forest Action Plan Presentation (English)
   7. Other Initiatives
5:15pm to 5:45pm
  a. Update from the Green Climate Fund
·         Juan Chang, Senior Forest and Land Use Specialist, Green Climate Fund
5:15pm onwards Contact groups on draft PC Resolutions, if needed
 
 
Thursday, May 5th, 2016 (DAY 3)
 
  8. Report back from contact groups to plenary
9:30am to 10:00am
  a. Report back from contact groups to plenary
·         Neeta Hooda, Senior Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
·         Franka Braun,  Senior Carbon Finance Specialist; World Bank
·         Zenia Salinas, Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
10:00am to 10:30am
 Coffee break
 
 7. Other Initiatives - CONTINUED
10:30am to 12:00pm
 b. Updates from other initiatives
·         UN REDD: Josep Gari, Senior Policy Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
·         Forest Investment Program: Ian Gray, Senior Program Coordinator, Climate Investment Funds Administrative Unit
·         PROFOR: Nalin Kishor, Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist, World Bank (English
·         BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes: Ellysar Baroudy, Lead Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank (English)
12:00pm to 1:30pm
  Lunch and contact groups on draft PC Resolutions, if needed
 
  9. Thematic Session
1:30pm to 3:00pm
  a. Integrating Gender Dimensions into the work of the FCPF
Moderator:
·         Patti Kristjanson, Senior Research Fellow, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF); Moderator
Panel discussants:
·         Ana Elizabeth Centeno, Gender Coordinator, ACOFOP (Association of Forest Communities of Peten, Guatemala)
·         Cecile Ndjebet (President of REFACOF - African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests; Women’s Observer to the FCPF) 
·         Xavier Mugumya, Coordinator Climate Change & Alternate National REDD+ Focal Point, Ministry of Water and Environment, National Forestry Authority (NFA), Republic of Uganda
·         Bente Herstad (FCPF Participants Committee member on behalf of donor countries, Norway)
·         Caren Grown, Senior Director for Gender, World Bank
3:00pm to 3:30pm
  Coffee break
 
  10. Closing
3:30pm to 3:45pm
  a. Next meetings
·         Simon Whitehouse, Fund Manager, World Bank
3:45pm to 4:15pm
  b. Adoption of PC Resolutions
·         Markus Pohlmann, Senior Counsel, Environment & International Law (LEGEN), World Bank
4:15pm to 4:30pm
  c. Co-chairs’ conclusions
·         Eliki Senivasa Siga, Deputy Conservator of Forests, Ministry of Fisheries and Forests, Fiji (on behalf of REDD Country Participants)
·         John Verdieck, Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. State (on behalf of Donor Participants)
 
4:30pm
  End of PC21 meeting
6:00pm to 8:00pm
  Reception hosted by FCPF at MC East Dining room, World Bank Headquarters (shuttle buses will be arranged between meeting venue and World Bank)

Other documents: 
Statement from Women's Observer on Budget for Gender Issues (English
Statement from Indigenous Peoples (English)