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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:

Happy New Year.

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

CDM news:

In December 5 new CDM projects were submitted:

2 from Pakistan, 2, from India, and 1 from Burkina Faso.

Three CDM project got its registration action in December, increasing the total number of registered CDM project at 7792 or 93% of the 8414 of the CDM projects that are alive. Only 616 projects are still at validation and 6 have requested registration.

For 2296 CDM projects the DOEs terminated validation, and for 276 the DOEs gave a negative validation. 278 projects were rejected by the EB, and 64 projects were withdrawn.

The total issuance is now 1888 MCERs, this is an increase of 9 MCERs compared to last month. 3117 registered projects have now got issuance. The average issuance success is 85.9%.

Voluntary cancellation of CERs has now increased to 26.3 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 15.8 MCERs.

PoA news:

No new PoAs was submitted in December.

Subtracting the 69 PoAs that the DOEs terminated validation of, the 3 PoAs rejected by the EB, the 5 PoAs withdrawn, and the 31 resubmitted PoAs we now have 391 PoAs in the Pipeline: 81 at validation, none have requested registration, and 310 are registered.

6 new CPAs were submitted in December:

"Ethiopia Off-Grid Renewable Energy Program" in got the 1 CPA,

“Tanzania Renewable Energy Programme” got 1 CPA,

“The MRTS PoA” in India got 1 CPA, and

“Methane recovery and combustion with renewable energy generation from anaerobic animal manure management systems under Land Bank of the Philippines Carbon Finance Support Facility” got 3 CPAs.

In total 2239 CPAs exist hosted by 75 countries.

The total issuance from the 47 PoAs with issuance is now 11.5 MCERs.

NAMApipeline news: see

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

No new NAMAs were submitted in December:

The total number of NAMAs is 149 (2 NAMAs were withdrawn, and 2 was resubmitted).

The total support offered is 164 MUS$ only 2% of the total support requested of 9031 MUS$, and the total cost for the NAMAs is 42559 MUS$.

NDC & PledgePipeline news:

Available at:

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

Now 144 Parties (171 countries) responsible to 88.0% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement.

Our Emission Gap Report 2017 is available at:

Non-state actor news:

Our Climate Initiatives Platform (CIP) at has been updated. CIP now contains 227 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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