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Publication - Enhancing NDCs_A Guide to Strengthening National Climate Plans

Publication Year: 2019 Publisher: World Resources Institute and United Nations Development Programme

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Background

This report aims to help government officials identify options for enhancing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in line with the Paris Agreement. It offers guidance on establishing a process for NDC enhancement, enhancing mitigation and adaptation components of NDCs, and communicating NDCs transparently. Additionally, it reflects on aligning NDCs with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and on the role of finance in NDC enhancement.