NDC Conditionality and Article 6: An Analysis of African Countries’ Updated NDCs

NDC Conditionality and Article 6: An Analysis of African Countries’ Updated NDCs

The demarcation between conditional and unconditional targets continues to play an important role in the most recent NDC submissions. A lack of conceptual clarity opens space for different applications in NDCs, with potential consequences for access to Article 6 cooperative approaches.

This study proposes a first typology for the link between NDC conditionality and Article 6 carbon markets and suggests that working towards a shared understanding of NDC conditionality can increase the certainty of expectations in Article 6 cooperation and enhance transparency.

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