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Welcome to the UNEP DTU
CDM/JI Pipeline Analysis and Database

The UNEP DTU Pipelines have been updated at,, and at and

CDM news:

The UNEP DTU Pipelines have been updated at  ,, and at

CDM news:

In November seven new CDM projects were submitted:

One Gasification of MSW project in Sri Lanka,

3 Solar PV project in Chile, and

3 Solar PV projects in India.

No CDM project got their registration action in November. The total number of registered CDM project is 7806 or 93% of the 8367 of the CDM projects that is alive. Only 568 projects are still at validation and none have requested registration.

For 2348 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 279 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

The total issuance is now 1958 MCERs, this is an increase of 2.3 MCERs compared to last month. 3160 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 84.1%.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 36.8 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 18.8 MCERs. In Colombia a carbon tax can be avoided by buying voluntary cancellation, which has reached 3.3 MCERs.

PoA news:

One new PoA was submitted in November:

“Improved Cooking Stoves Programme in Burundi supported by Republic of Korea”.

Subtracting the 71 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 31 resubmitted PoAs we now have 403 PoAs in the Pipeline: 85 at validation, 2 requesting registration, and 316 are registered.

In total 2314 CPAs exist hosted by 75 countries.

The total issuance from the 54 PoAs with issuance is now 15.2 MCERs.

NAMApipeline news: see

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

In November no new NAMAs were submitted.

The total number of NAMAs is 172 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 1.2% of the total support requested of 14007 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 55078 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

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

Now 156 Parties (184 countries) responsible to 89.3% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

Two more countries ratified the Paris Agreement in November: Equatorial Guinea and Guinea Bissau.

At this site you can also find our CitiesAndRegionsPipeline, which in addition to the country pledges contain 284 pledges from regions and 1991 pledges from cities.

Non-state actor news:

Our Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) at has been updated. CIP now contains 247 International Cooperative Initiatives and CIP is a data provider to the UNFCCC NAZCA platform, the Non-state Actor Zone for Climate Action.

The CIP web-site has just been updated to a complete impact-monitoring framework for measuring progress of the initiatives: You can now choose between 5 different monitoring Functions, for each Function a number of Activities, and for each Activity a time series for the Indicator.

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.

We just published our new report: 'The Climate Initiatives Platform, Towards Greater Transparency in International Cooperate Climate Initiatives (ICIs)' Available at the Nordic Council of Ministers web-site:

The Annexes to this report is available at: CIP web-site.

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

   NDC Model

Guidance document
  (updated December 2008)

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