While the NDCs represent the national ambition, most of the actions required for a global transformation towards a 'well below 2 degree world' will need to take place on a sector level; involving sector level actors, institutions, and policies. To read more about the NDC Cluster work in this field please visit the thematic working group page.


Investment and Financial Flows (I&FF) Assessments

A national I&FF assessment seeks to answer what policy framework and financial architecture is required to achieve the country’s climate and development goals. It considers adaptation/mitigation options for the next 20 years, major sources of public and private funds, and historic investments to project future needs.

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Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Visual Tool

The DIA Visual Tool offers an integrated, prioritisation focused framework to systematically identify, document and communicate potential impacts of low emissions development related processes, policies and actions (i.e. Low Emission Development Strategies, Nationally Determined Contributions and National Appropriate Mitigation Actions) on a country’s development priorities.

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Next Steps for Converting INDCs into Action

This policy brief aims to build a shared understanding of INDC conversion by taking a deeper look into what elements a ‘converted’ INDC might include, reflecting a comprehensive national plan to achieve the INDC target. Steps of the conversion process are discussed, such as considerations for the mobilisation of finance.

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Climate Policy Implementation Tracking Framework

The framework is designed to provide guidance on selecting milestones and indicators that help track the progress of policy adoption and implementation of climate-related policies. It also provides a set of in-depth questions to help users probe more deeply into the reasons for implementation success or failure.