Terminal Evaluation of the UNECE Project “Enhancing understanding of the implications and opportunities of moving to carbon neutrality in the UNECE region across
22 August 2023
The purpose of this Evaluation was to assess the extent to which the Project is enhancing the understanding of policymakers of carbon neutrality in UNECE region and opportunities to enhance and accelerate carbon neutrality in the power sector and energy intensive industries by 2050. [...] The Evaluation was also to assess: • the relevance of the Project; • the effectiveness in enhancing the capacity of UNECE member States in addressing carbon neutrality and achieving energy-related SDGs as well as other internationally agreed goals and targets; • the efficiency and sustainability of the Project to learn how to maintain and possibly replicate lessons-learned in the activities of the. [...] The creation of knowledge and development of collaborative efforts were applied to the principles of the 2030 Agenda and in the guidance towards the targets of the Paris Agreement. [...] Demonstrating beneficiary and partner ownership of the work outcomes, position papers were drafted by the UNECE Secretariat with the assistance of CNP and submitted to the Committee on Sustainable Energy for consideration in preparation for the 30th session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy during 22-24 September 2021 and the annual meeting of the Group of Experts on Cleaner Electricity Syste. [...] The Group of Experts also: • requested the Task Force to adopt a subregional and a national approach in disseminating the findings and recommendations of CNP; • took note of the Committee on Sustainable Energy’s recommendation to lead on the issue of energy system transformations, in cooperation with the other Groups of Experts reporting to the Committee and to conduct a deeper dive into technolog.