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CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

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CDM news:

In April 2 new CDM project were submitted from India.

5 CDM project got their registration action in April, bringing the total number of registered CDM project up to 7770, or 92% of the 8464 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 690 projects are still at validation and 4 have requested registration.

For 2238 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 275 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

The total issuance is now 1818 MCERs, this is an increase of 12.8 MCERs compared to last month. 3049 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 86.7%.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 21.5 MCERs. In South Korea CERs can be converted into Korean Carbon Units if they are from CDM projects in South Korea and cancelled voluntarily. This already happened for 12.8 MCERs.

PoA news:

Two new PoAs was submitted in April:

"Renewable Energy Programme of Activities" in Malawi and

"Clean Energy Program Supported by Republic of Korea" in Myanmar.

Subtracting the 69 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 30 resubmitted PoAs we now have 387 PoAs in the Pipeline: 78 at validation, 2 have requested registration, and 307 re registered.

2 new CPAs were submitted in April:

"Omega Wind Power Plants Programme of Activities" in Brazil.

In total 2140 CPAs exist hosted by 76 countries.

The total issuance from the 41 PoAs with issuance is now 7.7 MCERs.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted in April.

The total issuance of ERUs is 871 MERUs.

NAMApipeline news: see

The UNFCCC NAMA Registry can be accessed by the public at the webpage:

No new NAMAs were submitted in April.

The total number of NAMAs is 146 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 162 MUS$ only 2% of the total support requested of 9031 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 42458 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

Our Pledgepipeline includes the Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs/NDCs) that are submitted to the UNFCCC.

Now 120 Parties (144 countries) responsible to 84.2% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

UNEPs "Emission Gap Report 2016" is available on:

Non-state actor news:

Our Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) at has now been improved. CIP now contains 222 International Cooperative Initiatives and CIP is a data provider to the UNFCCC NAZCA platform, the Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action. 

If you are in a secretariat/focal point for an ICI, you can register and be upgraded to a user, where you can get a password to update the information about your ICI.

Joergen Fenhann and Marco Schletz

UNEP DTU Partnership (formerly known as UNEP Risoe)
Danish Technical University

UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 40 20 27 89


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CDM Pipeline overview

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CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

JI Pipeline overview

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