asian region workshop on “capacity development for the clean development mechanism”19-21 October 2005, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand VIETNAM DNA INSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURE Nguyen Khac Hieu Deputy Director General INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION DEPARTMENT MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENT OF VIETNAM Project Director
1. Status before CD4CDM project and current: • October 2002 • The CD4CDM project has been carried out • Viet Nam had ratified the KP • No institutions and legal framework for CDM implementation. • National Strategy Study on CDM is being implemented • Initial National Communication to UNFCCC is being carried out • CD4CDM Arrangement • Implementing Agency: National Office for Climate Change & Ozone Projection, Hydro-Meteorological Service of Viet Nam • Project Director, Coordinator and Secretary • 6 Working Groups to carry out 6 project tasks including 22 technical experts from related ministries, agencies including NGOs
Organization Chart for Implementing Project on CDM Capacity Development MONRE International Cooperation Department UNEP Project Director & Coordinator Regional Centre (AIT) Secretariat Task 1 Leader Task 2 Leader International Experts National Technical Experts
Status before CD4CDM project and current: • DNA Establishment • International Cooperation Department, MONRE • Foundation: • - Official Document No. 502/BTNMT-HTQT dated 24 March 2003 • - Promulgating CNA of Viet Nam at COP 9 of UNFCCC, Milano, Italy, 12/2003
Status before CD4CDM project and current: • Functions and tasks • Building national assessment criteria, regulations and guidelines on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). • Assessing CDM projects at the national level. • Submitting potential CDM projects to CDM National Executive and Consultative Board (CNECB) for evaluating them. • Receiving, assessing and submitting Project Idea Note (PIN) or Project Design Document (PDD) of CDM projects to the Minister of MONRE for issuing a formal letter of endorsement or letter of approval respectively. • Providing CDM information to interested investors, related organizations, consultants and public. • Managing and co-ordinating CDM activities and investment in Viet Nam.
CNECB in Viet Nam • Establishment • Decision No. 553/QD-BTNMT dated 29 April 2003 • Decision No. 813/QD-BTNMT dated 08 July 2004
CNECB in Viet Nam (Cont.) • Members of CNECB • MONRE (one chairperson, one permanent representative and one secretary) • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) • Ministry of Finance (MOF) • Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) • Ministry of Trade (MOT) • Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) • Ministry of Industry (MOI) • Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) • Viet Nam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA)
CNECB in Viet Nam (Cont.) • Functions and tasks • Providing consultation to MONRE on policies related to development, implementation, management of CDM activities in the country. • Providing consultation on guidance and assessment for CDM projects in Viet Nam under the Kyoto Protocol and UNFCCC. • Annual meetings of CNECB: 3 times, in January, April and August.
Collaboration between DNA and CD4CDM projects’s national institution MONRE • CD4CDM’s Expert Team • Task 1: Public information for raising CDM awareness • Task 2: Capacity Development on CDM for policy makers • Task 3: Establishment and capacity development for CNA • Task 4: Capacity development for stakeholders • Task 5: Capacity building on CDM research and education • Task 6: Creating a pipeline of CDM eligible projects Report • CNECB (Chairman: MONRE) MONRE, MOST, MARD, MPI, MOT, MOFA, MOF, MOI, VUSTA Report DNA (ICD, MONRE) Consultation
Impact of the CD4CDM in CDM institution building • A Governmental Instruction on KP and CDM implementation, developed by MONRE, is submitted to the Government for approval • A legal framework for CDM activities in the country is being set up with approval and participation of main related ministries, agencies, NGOs • Capacity building for DNA and several Department of MOI and MARD is enhanced • CDM is being integrated into sectoral development plan of Ministry of Industry • Strengthening cooperation between DNA and related ministries.
Conclusion: • Issuing 2 LOAs for 2 CDM energy PDDs • 2 LOAs for 2 CDM hydro power projects will be issued soon • Issuing 3 LOEs for CDM- PIN • Viet Nam DNA – Japan Bank for International Cooperation CDM MoU has been signed, other Viet Nam DNA – Austria and Viet Nam DNA – Denmark MoUs are being prepared for signing • A CDM project pipeline consists of 35 projects has been set up and presented at CARBON EXPO 2005
Lessons learnt • Continuing to strengthen capacity for DNA and CNECB • Procedure for assessing PDD and PIN in the country • Raise fund for CDM activities in the country • Baseline for energy and forestry sectors • Encourage private sector and NGOs taking part in CDM • Raise public awareness on CDM • Strengthen cooperation on CDM in the region • Develop and sign MoU / Agreement on CDM with international organizations / Annex I Countries
For further information, please contact:CD4CDM Project Office 57 Nguyen Du, Hanoi, VietnamTel: 844 8228974 - Fax: 844 8263847 Email: email@example.comWebsite: www.noccop.org.vn