The Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF) is a free of charge regional event established to promote knowledge and information sharing while facilitating business opportunity environments among main carbon market stakeholders.
Building on the success of five previous editions, the 2011 Latin American & Caribbean Carbon Forum (LACCF) will be held 27 – 29 September 2011, at the Hotel Double Tree Cariari by Hilton, in San José, Costa Rica.
This annual Conference and Exhibition is jointly organized by the World Bank, the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE), the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), UNEP and its UNEP Risř Centre, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
With over 800 local, regional and international participants last year from private, public and the financial sectors, and this unique combination of co-organizers, the LACCF is the pre-eminent regional ‘Pulse Taking’ and 'Business to Business' platform. It brings together leading individuals and organizations in the field to share knowledge and information, discuss new tendencies, propose solutions, and identify business opportunities in what is a rapidly changing area.
This year's topics focus on:
This platform occurs at a crucial moment for global carbon markets:
The core objective of the LACCF is to bring together main actors of the carbon market such as:
· Project owners, project developers and potential CDM sectoral institutions;
· National climate change focal points, national Clean Development Mechanism offices, Investment Promotion Agencies, Designated National Authorities;
· Service providers, financial institutions and intermediary companies.
LACCF promotes a discussion and exchange of experiences among carbon
market stakeholders and provide participants the latest developments of
mission trading schemes and the future of the CDM.
Specifically, the VI Latin American Carbon Forum aims at:
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