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

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

CDM news:

In March 6 new CDM project were submitted: 5 from India, and 1 from South Korea.  

4 CDM project got their registration action in February, bringing the total number of registered CDM project up to 7761, or 92% of the 8457 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 691 projects are still at validation and 5 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validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 275 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.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 1798 MCERs.  The average issuance success is 86.9%. 3033 registered projects have now got issuance; this is an increase of 18.5 MCERs compared to last month.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 19 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 12.3 MCERs.

PoA news:

One new PoAs was submitted in March:

"Renewable Energy Programme of Activities" in Malawi.

Subtracting the 69 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 29 resubmitted PoAs we now have 385 PoAs in the Pipeline: 80 at validation, 2 have requested registration, and 303 are registered.

4 new CPAs were submitted in February:

"Scaling-Up Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation" in Malawi got 2 CPAs, and

"PoA for Promotion of the Improved Water Mills (IWM) in Nepal" got 1 CPA, and

"Wind Power Programme of Activities in Brazil" got 1 CPA.

In total 2137 CPAs exist hosted by 76 countries.

The total issuance from the 41 PoAs with issuance is now 7.6 MCERs.

We have added a large number of new columns in the PoAPipeline: Technology measure, Level for Environment analysis and for Stakeholder meetings, 6 SD indicators for each PoA, Technology transfer type, Barrier analysis type and finally time series for the GHG reductions.

JI news:

No new JI projects were submitted in February.

The total issuance of ERUs is 871 MERUs.

NAMApipeline news: see

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

One new NAMAs were submitted in February:

"Low Carbon Coffee in Dominican Republic"

The total number of NAMAs is 142 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 162 MUS$ only 2% of the total support requested of 8823 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 41967 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

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

Now 111 Parties (133 countries) responsible to 83.5% 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 215 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


If you have comments or questions please contact:

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CDM Pipeline overview

PoA Pipeline overview

CDM project distribution within host countries by region and type

JI Pipeline overview

   NDC Model

Guidance document
  (updated December 2008)

Publications and papers
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