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ecbi Publications Catalogue

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 Briefs, Papers & Notes  Meeting Reports   Miscellany   ecbi Reports   LDC Series 

 Policy Briefs, Background Papers & Notes

The Time is Ripe!: Support from US Sub-nationals for the Least Developed Countries Fund of the Paris Agreement (421 kb)
• Author: Benito Muller     • Dated: 24 June 2017
Guide de Poche sur la Transparence: sous la CCNUCC (980 kb)
• Author: Anju Sharma     • Dated: 30 May 2017
Guide de Poche sur la Transparence: Sous la CCNUCC - Flipbook, Francaise ( kb)
• Author: Anju Sharma     • Dated: 30 May 2017
Pocket Guide to Transparency: Under the UNFCCC (861 kb)
• Author: Anju Sharma     • Dated: 30 May 2017
Pocket Guide to Transparency: Under the UNFCCC - Flipbook version, English ( kb)
• Author: Anju Sharma     • Dated: 30 May 2017
Guide de Poche Renforcement des Capacités: Flipbook, Francaise ( kb)
• Author: Mizan Khan, Ambuj Sagar, Saleemul Huq and Penda Kante Thiam     • Dated: 14 May 2017
Pocket Guide to Capacity Building for Climate Change (942 kb)
• Author: Mizan Khan, Ambuj Sagar, Saleemul Huq and Penda Kante Thiam     • Dated: 14 May 2017
Pocket Guide to Capacity Building for Climate Change: Flipbook version, English ( kb)
• Author: Mizan Khan, Ambuj Sagar, Saleemul Huq and Penda Kante Thiam     • Dated: 14 May 2017
“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more”: A call for Europe to demonstrate renewed leadership in the international climate change regime (2204 kb)
• Author: Bo Kjellen and Benito Müller     • Dated: 01 March 2017
Time to Decide!: The Adaptation Fund After Marrakech. OCP/ecbi Discussion Note (8860 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 10 January 2017
LDCF Business Model: Q&A, OCP/ecbi Discussion Note (404 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 22 October 2016
The Global Stocktake under the Paris Agreement: Opportunities and Challenges (512 kb)
• Author: Christian Holz and Xolisa Ngwadla     • Dated: 22 October 2016
Transparency of Action and Support under the Paris Agreement (381 kb)
• Author: Harro van Asselt, Romain Weikmans and Timmons Roberts     • Dated: 22 October 2016
The Paris Ambition Mechanism: Review and Communication Cycles - Options Note (607 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller and Xolisa Ngwadla, with Cristina Carreiras, Geert Fremout, Carlos Fuller, Kishan Kumarsingh, Jose Miguez     • Dated: 21 October 2016
Two Unconventional Options to Enhance Multilateral Climate Finance: Shares of Proceeds and Crowdfunding (760 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller with Alexandra Kornilova, and Carsten Warnecke     • Dated: 21 October 2016
GCF Accreditations: The Need for Strategic Caps and Balances (320 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 27 April 2016
Devolved Programmatic Access: Joint Submission to the Green Climate Fund Board (221 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, with Diann Black-Lane, Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, Cheikh Sylla, and Anders Wallberg     • Dated: 17 April 2016
From Contribution Framework to Ambition Mechanism: How to enhance mitigation ambition under the Paris Agreement  (680 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 15 April 2016
Guide de Poche de L'Accord de Paris: Flipbook, Francaise ( kb)
West Africa Workshop 2011
• Author: Anju Sharma, Christoph Schwarte, Achala Abeysinghe and Subhi Barakat     • Dated: 14 April 2016
Pocket Guide to the Paris Agreement (670 kb)
West Africa Workshop 2011
• Author: Anju Sharma, Christoph Schwarte, Achala Abeysinghe and Subhi Barakat     • Dated: 14 April 2016
Pocket Guide to the Paris Agreement: Flipbook version, English ( kb)
West Africa Workshop 2011
• Author: Anju Sharma, Christoph Schwarte, Achala Abeysinghe and Subhi Barakat     • Dated: 14 April 2016
Personal Reflections by Bo Kjellen on the Paris Agreement: The long-term view: OCP/ecbi/OIES Discussion Note (213 kb)
• Author: Bo Kjellen     • Dated: 05 April 2016
A Dynamic Ambition Mechanism for the Paris Agreement (916 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller Harro van Asselt, Cristina Carreiras, and Kaveh Guilanpour     • Dated: 21 March 2016
Enhanced Direct Access: A Brief History (2009-15) (1200 kb)
• Author: Laurel Murray, with Benito Müller and Luis Gomez-Echeverri     • Dated: 30 December 2015
Paris Replenishment Cycle: Summary Brief (289 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 17 November 2015
Procedural Arrangements for the Paris Replenishment Cycle (289 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller and Xolisa Ngwadla     • Dated: 17 November 2015
Strategic Divisions of Labour: Submission to the Green Climate Fund Board (200 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 17 November 2015
A Paris Replenishment Cycle for Contributions to the UNFCCC Financial Mechanism (150 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller & Xolisa Ngwadla     • Dated: 05 October 2015
The Paris Predictability Problem: What to do about climate finance for the 2020 climate agreement? (217 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 31 May 2015
Institutional linkages and relations between the Adaptation Fund and other institutions under the Convention (128 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 20 April 2015
What's in a name? The naming of GCF accreditation categories (132 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 12 April 2015
Consolidation and devolution of national climate finance: The Case of India (712 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 10 March 2015
Engaging Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in developing countries: Enhanced Direct Access and the GCF Private Sector Facility (556 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 10 February 2015
A Dynamic Contribution Cycle: Sequencing Contributions in the 2015 Paris Agreement (525 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, Xolisa J. Ngwadla, Jose D. G. Miguez with Isabel Cavelier Adarve, Carlos Fuller, Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu & Nagmeldin G. Elhassan     • Dated: 10 October 2014
Reflections on the Berlin Mandate: Process and Substance (152 kb)
• Author: Bo Kjellen     • Dated: 27 May 2014
Establishing a GCF operated Southern Solidarity Fund: Legal Options and Challenges (272 kb)
• Author: Charlotte Streck and David Rossati     • Dated: 26 May 2014
QELROs in Paris: How to create room for legally binding (mitigation) obligations in the 2015 climate agreement: An OCP/ecbi Legal Note (212 kb)
• Author: Wouter Geldhof, Tom Ruys, and Benito Müller     • Dated: 15 May 2014
Capacity Building is not only ‘Training’: Lessons learned on the provision of advice as ‘capacity building’ for climate change negotiators: OCP/ecbi Discussion Note (80 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 10 May 2014
Comments regarding 'Policies and Procedures for the Initial Allocation of Fund Resources: BACKGROUND PAPER GCF/B.06/05 (1500 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 18 April 2014
Concentration of GCF resources: what is at issue?: OCP/ecbi/OIES Discussion Note (192 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 18 April 2014
Enhancing Direct Access and Country Ownership: Status quo and the way forward (376 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 18 April 2014
GCF Secretariat Informal Consultative Talk on Enhanced Direct Access: Afterthoughts (140 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 18 April 2014
GCF Secretariat Informal Consultative Talk on Enhanced Direct Access: Preliminary Thoughts (80 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 18 April 2014
South-South Solidarity in Climate Finance: A GCF Operated Southern Solidarity Fund (144 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 18 April 2014
Devolved Access Modalities: Lessons for the Green Climate Fund from existing practice (504 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller & William Pizer, with contributions by Sophie de Coninck, Dan Morrow, Gonzalo Serrano de la Rosa, Anju Sharma & Ced Hesse     • Dated: 18 March 2014
What is EDA? A Rough Guide to Enhanced Direct Access (176 kb)
• Author: OCP/ ecbi/ OIES     • Dated: 18 March 2014
The Oxford Approach Operationalizing the UNFCCC Principle of ‘Respective Capabilities’ 2nd Edition (840 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller and Lavan Mahadeva     • Dated: 28 January 2014
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Least Developed Countries Group: An Introduction (850 kb)
Training Workshop for Asian LDC Climate Change Negotiators
• Author: Brianna Craft and Achala C. Abeysinghe     • Dated: 21 September 2013
Crowdfunding for Climate Change (362 kb)
• Author: Konrad von Ritter and Diann Black-Layne     • Dated: 12 May 2013
Least Developed, Most Vulnerable: Have Climate Finance Promises Been Fulfilled for the LDCs? (360 kb)
• Author: David Ciplet, Timmons Roberts, Mizan Khan, Spencer Fields and Keith Madden     • Dated: 14 April 2013
The 2015 Climate Agreement: Lessons from the Bali Road Map (393 kb)
• Author: Xolisa Ngwadla, Achala C.Abeysinghe and Adéyêmi Freitas     • Dated: 29 March 2013
The Oxford Approach: Operationalising 'Respective Capabilities' 1st Edition (1536 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, Lavan Mahadeva     • Dated: 01 February 2013
The Eight Unmet Promises of Fast-Start Climate Finance (478 kb)
• Author: David Ciplet, Spencer Fields, Keith Madden, Mizan Khan and Timmons Roberts     • Dated: 26 November 2012
The importance of involving stakeholders in the GCF ( kb)
Finance Circle May 2012
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 24 August 2012
Durban Platform for Enhanced Action: An African Perspective (266 kb)
• Author: Seth Osafo, Anju Sharma and Achala Chandani Abeysinghe     • Dated: 02 May 2012
Loss and Damage Due to Climate Change: An Overview of the UNFCCC Negotiations (274 kb)
• Author: Koko Warner and Sumaya Ahmed Zakieldeen     • Dated: 12 February 2012
An American predicament that threatens the Green Climate Fund (66 kb)
South Asia and East-Southern Africa Regional Workshop 2011
• Author: Pa Ousman Jarju, Fred Onduri Machulu, Munjurul H. Khan, Carol Mwape and Benito Müller     • Dated: 01 November 2011
'Plan C': The Role of the Kyoto Protocol in a Legally Binding Outcome (160 kb)
South Asia and East-Southern Africa Regional Workshop 2011
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 31 October 2011
Trade tactic could unlock climate negotiations - Legality of export tariffs (283 kb)
Oxford Fellowships 2011
• Author: Benito Müller and Anju Sharma (with LRI brief)     • Dated: 05 September 2011
The EU Aviation Scheme & International Law: CPR Discussion (128 kb)
Oxford Fellowships 2011
• Dated: 01 September 2011
What Functions? What Form?: Operationalizing the Standing Committee (631 kb)
Oxford Fellowships 2011
• Author: Farrukh Iqbal Khan and Benito Müller     • Dated: 31 August 2011
Dissecting the Green Climate Fund: speaking notes ( kb)
Finance Circle July 2011
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 13 July 2011
ecbi Finance Circle meeting with Transitional Committee members: speaking notes ( kb)
Finance Circle April 2011
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 28 April 2011
GHG Emissions and the Kyoto Protocol (1741 kb)
• Author: Gebru J. Endalew     • Dated: 20 December 2010
The Role of Political Agreement in a Legally Binding Outcome (573 kb)
• Author: Nick Flynn and Nicola Peart     • Dated: 20 November 2010
Climate Finance After Tianjin: How to reach a deal at Cancun? (526 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 02 November 2010
How Many People Does It Take... to Administer Long-term Climate Finance? (5162 kb)
• Author: David Ciplet, Benito Müller, J. Timmons Roberts     • Dated: 29 October 2010
National Funding Entities: Their role in the transition to a new paradigm of global cooperation on climate change (1268 kb)
• Author: Luis Gomez-Echeverri     • Dated: 19 October 2010
Reforming the Financial Mechanism: Some thoughts put together by the 2010 ecbi Fellowship (74 kb)
Oxford Fellowships 2010
• Author: ecbi Fellows 2010     • Dated: 31 August 2010
Transfert de technologies: Quel mecanisme (328 kb)
• Author: Birama DIARRA     • Dated: 22 August 2010
Adaptation Under the UNFCCC (422 kb)
• Author: Sumaya Zakieldeen, FIELD     • Dated: 20 July 2010
Adequacy of Copenhagen Mitigation Pledges: The Case for Low Carbon Development Strategies (2048 kb)
• Author: Liberal Seburikoko, Michiel Schaeffer, Laetitia De Marez, Bill Hare, Kirsten Macey, Claudine Chen, Joeri Rogelj     • Dated: 20 July 2010
Climate Financing for Developing Countries: A post-Copenhagen Synopsis (401 kb)
• Author: Momodou Njie, Benito Müller     • Dated: 20 July 2010
Les nègociations sur les changements climatiques: REDD-plus: (French) (430 kb)
• Author: Joy Hyvarinen Abdalla Gaafar     • Dated: 20 July 2010
Les promesses de reductions d'emissions de Copenhague sont- elles suffisantes?: Arguments en faveur des strategies de developpement - basses emissions (2048 kb)
• Author: Liberal Seburikoko, Michiel Schaeffer, Bill Hare, Kirsten Macey, Claudine Chen, Joeri Rogelj, Laetitia De Marez     • Dated: 20 July 2010
The Climate Change Negotiations: REDD plus: English (430 kb)
• Author: Joy Hyvarinen, Abdalla Gaafar     • Dated: 20 July 2010
Dakar Resolution (english) (49 kb)
• Dated: 07 July 2010
Dakar Resolution (french) (438 kb)
• Dated: 07 July 2010
Adaptation Fund under KP: Mature for concrete implementation of projects and direct access (594 kb)
• Author: Sven Harmeling, Alpha Oumar Kaloga     • Dated: 01 June 2010
The Tenth Session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action ( kb)
Finance Circle 2010
• Author: Momodou Njie     • Dated: 01 June 2010
Dèclarations unilatèrales: Le chaónon juridique manquant au sein du plan d'action de Bali (541 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, Wouter Geldhof, Tom Ruys     • Dated: 20 May 2010
Unilateral Declarations: The Missing Legal Link in the Bali Action Plan (655 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, Wouter Geldhof, Tom Ruys     • Dated: 20 May 2010
The Reformed Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC: Post Copenhagen Architecture and Governance (403 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 30 April 2010
Finance Circle - Summary of the Constitutive Meeting (84 kb)
• Dated: 14 April 2010
Friends of the Chair, or the Chair's (true) friends?: The Art of Negotiation in the Rio process and climate negotiations (180 kb)
• Author: Bo Kjellén     • Dated: 01 April 2010
Copenhagen 2009: Failure or final wake-up call for our leaders? (459 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller     • Dated: 15 February 2010
Bangkok Reports of the ecbi/IIED Supported Negotiators from Vulnerable Developing Countries (608 kb)
• Author: ecbi/IIED     • Dated: 30 October 2009
Bonn III reports of the ecbi/IIED Supported Negotiators from Vulnerable Developing Countries (404 kb)
• Author: IIED     • Dated: 15 October 2009
Key Issues on Governance of Climate Change Finance (328 kb)
• Author: Luis Gomez-Echeverri, Benito Müller     • Dated: 09 August 2009
Le mècanisme financier restructuré de la CCNUCC: Architecture at gouvernance (228 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, Luis Gomez-Echeverri     • Dated: 06 July 2009
Taxe sur le transport aerien de passagers en faveur de l'adaptation (IAPAL) (French) (232 kb)
• Author: Compilees par Benito Müller     • Dated: 06 July 2009
2009 Bonn Seminar On Future Financial Architecture & Governance (268 kb)
Financing Clean Energy in Developing Countries 2009
• Author: Müller, B     • Dated: 30 June 2009
The Reformed Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC: Part II The Question of Oversight, Post Copenhagen Synthesis Report (1,64 kb)
Financing Clean Energy in Developing Countries 2009
• Author: Benito Müller, with contributions by Anju Sharma, Luis Gomez-Echeverri, Dane P. Rook and Achala Chandani     • Dated: 06 June 2009
The Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC: A brief history (190 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, Luis Gomez-Echeverri     • Dated: 24 April 2009
The Reformed Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC: Architecture and Governance (200 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller, Luis Gomez-Echeverri     • Dated: 24 April 2009
International Air Passenger Adaptation Levy (IAPAL): A proposal by the Group of LDCs within the framework of the Bali Action Plan (232 kb)
• Author: ecbi     • Dated: 05 April 2009
On the road to Bali: Operationalizing the Kyoto Protocol Adaptation Fund (184 kb)
Oxford Fellowships 2007
• Author: Enele Sopoaga, Lydia Greyling, David Lesolle, Emily Massawa, José Miguez     • Dated: 10 October 2007
Lessons Learned in Preparing National Adaptation Programmes of Action in Eastern and Southern Africa: ecbi Policy Analysis Report (588 kb)
• Author: by Balgis Osman-Elasha & Thomas E Downing     • Dated: 08 May 2007
Lessons learned from CDM project approval procedures in Southeast Asia (282 kb)
• Author: By Dang Hanh and Axel Michaelowa     • Dated: 30 April 2007
A Global Carbon Levy for Climate Change Adaptation (112 kb)
• Author: Moritz Leuenberger     • Dated: 13 December 2006
Operationalizing the Kyoto Protocol's adaptation fund: A new proposal (116 kb)
• Author: Amjad Abdullah, Bubu Pateh Jallow, Mohammad Reazuddin     • Dated: 26 October 2006
IATAL: An International Air Travel Adaptation Levy* (360 kb)
• Author: Benito Müller and Cameron Hepburn     • Dated: 25 October 2006