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Climate Change Division, Government of Pakistan is the Designated National Authority for Clean Development Mechanism in Pakistan

 

        The CDM Secretariat

 

          The CDM Secretariat is headed by the Director General (Env), Ministry of Climate Change, who is also the National Focal Person for DNA             -Pakistan. A CDM Cell is established and attached to the Secretariat. The functions of the Secretariat are as follows:

 

     Acts as the National Focal Point for the CDM program;

      Issues Host Country Approval to CDM projects on behalf of the Government of Pakistan;

     Drafts CDM related policies and operational strategies, in consultation with stakeholders;

     Assess projects against the National Sustainable Development Criteria and extend approval to projects;

      Provide necessary support to stakeholders in identification, development, marketing and management of CDM projects;

     Acts as a Secretariat to the National CDM Steering Committee and CDM Technical Committees;

      Develops and maintains a database with a view to provide CDM related information to project developers and other national and               international stakeholders;

     Raises awareness on CDM in Pakistan;

      Undertake activities for enhancing the capacity of local stakeholders;

     Other policy support to effectively design, implement and manage CDM projects.