Forming an Intended Nationally Determined Contribution: Key Considerations for Turkey

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Following the collapse of the post-Kyoto negotiations, the Paris climate change conference due to take place on December 2015 presents a last opportunity for the  creation of a renewed global framework to fight climate change.   In advance of the critical Paris negotiations, UNFCCC member countries are required to submit their greenhouse gas mitigation plans. These contribution pledges are referred to as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions(INDC’s). Many countries in the world have already submitted their INDC’s but the Turkish INDC is still in preparation. In this discussion paper, EDAM Research Assistant Gökşin Bavbek highlights several points that need to be considered when preparing the Turkish INDC and provides examples from several developing country INDC’s that have been finalized with a focus on how ‘fairness and ambition’ is demonstrated in these documents.

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