REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON JOINT IMPLEMENTATION IN COUNTRIES IN TRANSITION: This conference, held 17-19 April 1996 in Prague, brought together more than 100 officials from government agencies of Annex I Countries, international organizations and representatives from science, industry and NGOs. The participants discussed the positions of Annex I countries on joint implementation, experiences gained at the project level, new proposals for projects, and the calculation of baseline and mitigation costs (including the costs of carbon sequestration). For more information contact Dr. Milos Tichy, SEVEn, T: +42 2 24247552, F: +42 2 24247552, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Internet at http://www.ji.org.
WORKSHOP ON JOINT IMPLEMENTATION IN NORTH AMERICA: The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) sponsored the first North American workshop on Joint Implementation on 17 April 1996 in Mexico City. Participants shared information about national efforts, potential projects, and investment and financing opportunities for regional implementation. A series of four project case studies was presented and comment was provided by a number of leading experts. For information contact: Lynn M. Fischer, Climate Change Program Manager, CEC, 393 rue St. Jacques Ouest, Bureau 200, Montreal, Quebec H2X 2Y6, Canada, T: +1 514 350-4300, F:+1 514 350-4314, e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.