Development of programmatic Mitigation Activity Design Documents under Art. 6 of the Paris Agreement

In order to promote programmatic carbon market activities under Art. 6.2 of the Paris Agreement (PA), to gather practical experience and to draw conclusions for relevant design features of Art. 6.4 PA, the Foundation has decided to launch a call for proposals to fund the development of design documents for programmatic mitigation activities.

The aim of this initiative is to prepare market-based climate protection projects with high implementation prospects, spur international efforts in particular with regards to programmatic approaches, and inform the international community on how carbon markets can contribute to raise ambition of national contributions to climate targets under the Paris Agreement.

Further information on specific objectives of the call, eligibility criteria, expected results, available funding, the application process and respective deadlines can be found in the accompanying document. 

The call for the submission of proposals has ended on 
31 December 2020 (CET).

Information document: Call for proposals - Development of programmatic Mitigation Activity Design Documents.
This document contains basic information on the call.

Template: Art 6 Concept Note
This template is to be used by applicants to submit the proposed programmatic Mitigation Activity.

Questions and Answers (by 23 Nov 2020):
This document contains questions on the call collected until 23 Nov 2020 and replies from the Foundation.

The Call for proposals has ended on 31.12.2020. Submissions are no longer possible.

Information: status of the selection of Art. 6 Concept Notes by the Foundation:
As of 26 February, the Foundation has screened all submissions and will start further due diligence on pre-selected Art. 6. Concept Notes. Respective project proponents will be contacted directly for further clarifications in due course.
In case all open issues can be fully clarified, the Foundation's management will discuss the selected proposals at the forthcoming supervisory board meeting end of March 2021 aiming at taking final funding decisions.