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Carbon Market Watch News
16 Nov 2012

Farewell CDM Watch – Welcome Carbon Market Watch! (Newsletter #1)

See Newsletter #1, November 2012 After an eventful three years, it is time to say farewell to CDM Watch and welcome Carbon Market Watch! From November 2012 Carbon Market Watch will continue the activities of CDM Watch and expand further to other carbon market initiatives. In the future, Carbon Market Watch will also scrutinise new…

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Carbon Market Watch News
15 Feb 2011

The CDM Executive Board 2011 – What to expect (Newsletter #12)

CDM Watch welcomes yesterday´s appointment of Martin Hession, an Irish national who works for the UK’s Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to chair the Board. Maosheng Duan from China was elected Vice-Chairman. In addition, a number of new members were elected to the Executive Board at COP 16 in Cancún bringing the following…

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Carbon Market Watch News
24 May 2010

Few CVs of Board members outstanding (Newsletter #8)

According to para15 of the latest CMP decision[1], Board members must publish their curricula vitae, statements on conflicts of interest, and details of any past and current professional affiliations on the UNFCCC CDM website. CDM Watch commends the Board members that have published their CVs online as well as made public statements on conflicts of…

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Carbon Market Watch News
22 Mar 2010

More than half of Board members do not take transparency seriously (Newsletter #7)

According to para15 of the latest CMP decision[1], Board members must publish their curricula vitae (CVs), statements on conflicts of interest, and details of any past and current professional affiliations on the UNFCCC CDM website. CDM Watch commends the Board members that have published their CVs online as well as made public statements on conflicts…

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Carbon Market Watch News
5 Jul 2009

Code of Conduct – improvement indispensable (Newsletter #2)

Annex to decision 3/CMP.1 paragraph 8 (f) requests “members, including alternate members, of the Executive Board shall have no pecuniary or financial interest in any aspect of a CDM project activity or any designated operational entity.” However, Board members often play multiple roles at the same time, including UNFCCC negotiators, representing their countries’ DNA or…

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