Operationalizing the Paris Agreement Article 6 through the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): key issues for linking market mechanisms and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

This report aims to inform the current progress and lessons from the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and how they will contribute to the efforts in climate mitigation, especially for the Post-2020 to achieve the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the context of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. Upon the analysis of IGES researchers, this report offer findings from the JCM as inputs for the JCM partner countries, Parties, and international negotiators for the further development of the cooperative approaches as market mechanism options to support Parties towards achieving their NDCs.