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Art. 6 of the Paris Agreement: understanding the current state of play and voluntary carbon markets

Following the success of Art. 6 at COP26, some elements and the role of voluntary carbon markets (VCMs) require further clarifications ahead of, and at COP27. Our panel discussion will take stock of the position of countries and requirements of the private sector regarding Article 6 and VCMs to make the system work both for business and local communities in countries where credits are created.


Panel discussion with:

  • Yasmin Batliwala, Chief Executive, A4ID
  • Tania Kumar, Deputy Director for Decarbonisation, Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • Roger Leese, Chair of the Board of Trustees, A4ID, Partner at Clifford Chance LLP

Moderated by: Andrei Marcu, Executive Director, ERCST

Input from negotiators:

  • Martin Hession, EU
  • Molly Peters-Stantley, USA
  • El Hadji Mbaye Diagne, African Group


Where? at COP27, Room 2 of Main Convention Hall, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Open to all registered COP attendees in the Blue Zone - Public livestream will be available on the UNFCCC Youtube channel.

An event co-organised by:


Last updated: 7 November 2022