COP27: Rights experts want Article 6.4 grievance mechanism with teeth in place before carbon credit issuances start

Published 18:16 on November 9, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:16 on November 9, 2022  /  Africa, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Experts have urged the supervisory body on Article 6.4 to ensure the proposed grievance process, or mechanism, has teeth, is designed by landholders, and has key transparency assurances, as efforts are underway to establish it in time for the beginning of credit issuances in 2025.

Experts have urged officials to ensure the proposed grievance process for the UN’s Article 6.4 carbon crediting mechanism has strong enforcement, community input, and transparency measures in place ahead of the first issuances due in 2025.

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