MMR-Serbia

Workshop – Tuesday, 17 November 2015

The workshop aiming to present identified options and recommendations for the establishment of institutional and organizational arrangements for the Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) was held on Tuesday, 17 November 2015.

The main objective of the workshop was to introduce the members of the MMR Working Group with possible opinions for the MMR in order to define an optimal institutional and organisational structure for planning, preparation and management of the National Inventory System and other MMR requirements.

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The workshop on SWOT and Cost-benefit analysis

The workshop on SWOT and Cost-benefit analysis was held on 8th September 2015 in the premises of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection (MAEP).

The purpose of the workshop was toWorkshop SWOT and CBA present and discuss the main outputs of the SWOT analysis regarding the existing institutional and organisational structure in data collection and reporting and to establish a precise assessment of the costs for the implementation of Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) and Effort Sharing Decision (ESD).

The workshop was attended by the Members of the MMR working group from the Ministry of Mining and Energy, the Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS), Secretariat of Urbanism, Construction and Environmental Protection of Vojvodina, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, Statistical Office, SEPA, Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia, representatives of the Division for Climate change (MAEP), the project team and short-term experts.

The results of the SWOT and Cost-benefit analysis a will be used for the preparation of the assessment report enabling to set-up recommendations on institutional and procedural arrangements necessary for the implementation of MMR and ESD.

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MMR Kick-off Meeting

EU launches Twinning project “Establishment of a mechanism for implementation of Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR)”

On 9th of Јune 2015, in the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, high officials marked the launch of the Twinning Project “Establishment of a mechanism for implementation of Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR)”.

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Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) is a legal instrument establishing a framework for effective monitoring and reporting of all anthropogenic (man-made) GHG emissions and preparation of climate-change related policies and measures. The main purpose of the Regulation is to ensure the fulfillment of Member States’ reporting obligations required under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). As a Party to UNFCCC, Serbia has to align its reporting obligations under the UNFCCC with requirements applicable to the EU countries. On the other hand, the implementation of Monitoring Mechanism Regulation is a part of the process of harmonization of national legislation with EU climate and environmental Aquis. Read More