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Brunei Darussalam's Regional Commitment under ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC)

  1. BCCS is the national focal point for ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC). This working group reports to the ASEAN Senior Official on Environment (ASOEN). The ASOEN reports to the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment. The Minister in—charge of environment is YB Minister of Development.

  2. AWGCC is guided by the AWGCC Action Plan 2020—2025 that comprises of priority actions until 2025. The AWGCC Action Plan are divided into the following eight core themes:

    1. Climate Change Adaptation
    2. Long-Term Planning and Assessment of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
    3. Climate Change Mitigation
    4. Climate Modelling and Assessment
    5. Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and Stocktake of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    6. Climate Financing and Market
    7. Cross-Sectoral Coordination
    8. Technology Transfer
  3. Brunei Darussalam is co—leading one project under core theme No.6 Climate Financing and Market of the AWGCC Action Plan: Develop and implement ASEAN Climate Finance Strategy, together with the Philippines and in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — Regional Collaboration Center. This project aims to facilitate the development of climate finance strategy in order to enhance access and mobilisation finance and to catalyse climate finance and investment for the implementation of priority climate mitigation and adaptation actions.