To help develop the Implementation Framework of the Carbon Reduction Strategy (CRS) that was approved in July 2015, the Multilateral Environmental Agreements Unit (MEAU) of the Ministry of Planning and Development organised a stakeholder consultation to engage and receive feedback from stakeholders on the assessments conducted and recommendations proposed.
This Consultation was held on July 23rd, 2015. In total 52 representatives from stakeholder agencies in the electrical power generation, transport and industrial sectors were present.
Mr. Kishan Kumarsingh (Head, MEAU) addressing participants at the CRS Consultation, July 23rd, 2015
The Institutional Capacity Assessment which outlined capacity gaps and options for institutional strengthening and the recommendations for an Implementation Framework for the Strategy, which sought to identify activities to achieve the implementation of the Carbon Reduction Strategy were presented and discussed.
Participants during a break out session discussing and identifying activities to implement the CRS.
There was consensus amongst the stakeholders for a more active role by the public and private sector and the need for public awareness in low carbon development and reducing our contribution to greenhouse gas emissions as part of country dialogue and development.