Sino-German Cooperation
on Biodiversity, Climate and Environment
On behalf of International Climate Initiative (IKI)

International Workshop for Verification Systems of Domestic ETS in China (Beijing)

24 July 2015 – A monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) system is vital for an effective ETS. Data quality and the reliable verification of data are key elements in an efficient MRV system and ETS. In order to present best practices and lessons learnt of the verifying system in EU-ETS and domestic ETS pilots to potential verifiers for the national ETS in China, GIZ and CQC (China Quality Certification Center) jointly organized this workshop for verification entities participating in domestic ETS in China, on 24th July 2015 in Beijing.

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High level experts from the German Emissions Trading Authority (DEHSt), a senior verifier from EU-ETS and domestic experts from verifying organizations shared their expertise as speakers during this workshop. The aim was to present best practices and lessons learnt of the verifying system in EU-ETS and domestic ETS pilots to potential verifiers for the national ETS.

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The aim was to present best practices and lessons learnt of the verifying system in EU-ETS and domestic ETS pilots to potential verifiers for the national ETS.

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Focus areas included accreditation and regulations for verifiers in EU-ETS, as well as experience sharing on verification processes.

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CAO Yun

Advisor
Sino-German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC)
yun.cao@giz.de
Ms. Cao facilitates policy exchange between German and Chinese governments and coordinates work streams on south-south-north cooperation, climate legislation and finance to support China in strengthening its climate governance system. Besides, she supports the development of new projects. She studied at Humboldt University of Berlin, Free University of Berlin and Technical University of Munich, having extensive research experiences on climate and energy policies in China and Germany. Before joining GIZ, she worked at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) for many years.