Reaching national targets and goals of the Paris Agreement

1050.00 EUR


Date: 14-17 October 2019 

Training fee: 1050 EUR

Learning Objectives

Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) form the core of the Paris Agreement and provide the framework for countries’ climate policies. GIZ’s NDC training modules offer participants an overview about the most relevant aspects for implementing NDCs as well as other requirements under the Paris Agreement. The modules are tailored to the participants’ background. Participants will increase capacities for policy development and implementation related to NDCs.


Framework module on the Paris Agreement (PA) and NDCs (0,5 days)

  • Overview on the PA, NDC cycle, transparency framework, global stock-take and ambition ratchet)
  • NDCs: building blocks for implementation of the PA and achieving the stabilization of the global climate
  • Understand the elements of NDC implementation and transfer them to national context

Developing and implementing mitigation strategies & actions (1 day)

  • Mitigation in the context of the Paris Agreement and NDCs
  • Development and implementation process of long term strategies for low emission development, and NAMAs
  • Know how to raise ambition for NDC mitigation targets
  • Know how to identify barriers, challenges and set incentives for involving multi-levels in mitigation actions

Developing and implementing adaptation strategies & actions(0,5 days)

  • Adaptation in the context of the Paris Agreement and NDCs and essentials of adaptation to climate change incl. evidence-based decision making
  • Strategizing, steer, finance and manage the NAP process and engaging the private sector

Climate financing (1 day)

  • Opportunities and challenges for countries regarding national/international climate finance;
  • Country perspective: access and use climate finance strategically
  • Project development in the climate change context (access criteria, indicators, etc.)

Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) and MRV (0,5 days)

  • ETF in the context of the Paris Agreement and NDCs
  • Development and improving a robust, comprehensive and sustainable transparency system
  • Introduction into the preparation of reports to the UNFCCC

Climate Governance (0,5 days)

  • Understanding of NDC implementation in participants organization’s / sector’s context within the country specific Multi-Level-Governance-System Negotiating
  • Design of horizontal and vertical co-operation and communication processes for NDC implementation.
  • Basics to initiate, guide and institutionalize multi-stakeholder dialogues in the field of NDC implementation

Who should attend this training?

This NDC Training is for GIZ staff involved in NDC implementation and climate policy. It addresses decision-makers and experts responsible for coordinating NDC implementation or promoting the implementation of NDCs.


This course is a compilation out of a modular training containing six modules. The GIZ NDC Training can be tailored to partner needs for other locations and new fees.  For all modules see: Reaching national targets and the goals of the Paris Agreement

The training offers different combinations of modules and pre-assessments of participant’s training needs.

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