Strengthening Trinidad and Tobago's capacity in transparency for climate change mitigation and adaptation
Strengthen Trinidad and Tobago's transparency systems to meet the requirements of the Enhanced Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Trinidad and Tobago improves its MRV systems and institutional capacity to comply with the Enhanced Transparency Framework
Ministry of Planning and Development
Environmental Management Authority
National Statistical Institute
University of the West Indies
University of Trinidad and Tobago
Ministry of Gender, Youth and Child Development
Council of Presidents for the Environment
Private sector actors
CBIT Global Coordination Platform
The training materials produced will be available online
Participation in the CBIT Global Coordination Platform, providing and receiving inputs
Share progress with regional peers
1.1 Trinidad and Tobago improves its MRV systems and institutional capacity to comply with the Enhanced Transparency Framework
1.1.1 Legal arrangement are designed and proposed for approval by a relevant body to enable the implementation of transparency activities
A1. Draft and propose for adoption a legal framework to collect and manage data necessary for the
A2. Revise and, if necessary, propose for adoption, changes to the legal frameworks for the GHG
Inventory, mitigation and NDC data to ensure compliance with the MPGs under the ETF.
1.1.2 Technical capacity of government officials and relevant stakeholders enhanced, and tools provided to prepare Biennial Transparency Reports (BTRs), including the tracking of progress of NDCs, adaptation efforts, and support received
B1. Develop an analysis of current and emerging transparency practices and gaps in relation to the BTRs, focusing on NDC tracking, support received, and adaptation and climate resilience.
B2. Building on the above analysis, design monitoring indicators for adaptation and climate resilience in the vulnerable sectors.
B3. Elaborate tools, templates, protocols and guidelines for tracking of the adaptation and climate
B4. Develop the necessary software and acquire the potentially necessary hardware to harbour the additional data.
B5. Undertake peer exchanges activities and trainings to Ministry staff and other relevant
stakeholders on NDC tracking progress, support received, adaptation and climate resiliency tracking, and review processes.
1.1.3 Technical capacity of government officials and relevant stakeholders enhanced, and tools provided to incorporate climate analysis in decision-making processes
C1. Elaborate adaptation and climate resilience analysis for Trinidad and Tobago based on the advances on climate change scenarios and vulnerability analysis, required to inform the Adaptation Communication
C2. Develop the required analysis of the national and subnational planning processes and how the decision making processes could integrate climate change information
C3. Train ministry staff and other relevant stakeholders on how to elaborate and provide input to
projections and scenarios, and on how to integrate climate data and projections into decision-making processes, strategies and work plans.