As part of the CP Unit/ Royal Scientific Society services a two-day workshop about Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was held on the 16th of December / 2007.
This workshop was organized and presented mainly by the CP Unit staff. In addition, guest speakers from the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the Second National Communication on Climate Change Project delivered presentations; the speakers gave an introduction to the climate change, CDM concepts and overviewed the international and governmental responses to these issues as well as the agreements signed and regulations adopted as a result.
CDM situation in Jordan was illustrated and a full description of the Project Idea Note (PIN) and the Project Design Document (PDD) was given as well. Case studies were illustrated by the CP Unit staff. These included life examples on project development and pin pointed key issues related to the development of a CDM project and its registration.
Among the institutions that attended this workshop were; Greater Amman Municipality, Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Central Electricity Generating Company and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority.