New regulatory framework

As from 1 February 2013, a new regulatory framework under the CDM is fully operational.
The CDM rules and reference pages contain the documents which apply under the new regulatory framework.
To access documents which apply under the previous regulations (VVM track), click here. For more information regarding the transition period,click here.

Governance   |   Accreditation   |   Methodology   |   Project Cycle  

     Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 April 2013, click here.


       Executive Board
Reference Number
Modalities and procedures for direct communication with stakeholders Ver01.0
EB62 Annex15
Rules of procedure of the Executive Board of the clean development mechanism

Decision 4/CMP.1
Terms of reference of the CDM Executive Board Finance Committee


Terms of reference in relation to the membership of the Executive Board of the CDM Decision 3/CMP.6

        Panels, Working Groups, Teams
Reference Number
Terms of reference of the CDM rosters of experts CDM-EB74-A02-PROC
Terms of reference of the support structure of the CDM EB CDM-EB61-A01-PROC

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Reference Number
CDM accreditation procedure
Performance monitoring of designated operational entities CDM-EB58-A01-PROC

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Reference Number
Development, revision and clarification of baseline and monitoring methodologies and methodological tools
     Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 April 2013, click here.
        Standardized baselines
Reference Number
Development, revision, clarification and update of standardized baselines
     Note: To access documents applicable to submissions made prior to 1 December 2013, click here
        Small Scale
Reference Number
Submission and consideration of microscale renewable energy technologies for automatic additionality
      Note: Further information on submitted and approved microscale renewable energy technologies is available here and further information on approved default values of fraction of non-renewable biomass (fNRB) is available here .
        Afforestation and Reforestation
Reference Number
Change in the selected values of minimum tree crown cover, minimum land area and minimum tree height required for hosting an afforestation or reforestation project activity under CDM Ver01.0
EB40 Annex01
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Project Cycle
Reference Number
Clean development mechanism project cycle procedure
        Note: Clarifications to this procedure have been issued, please see the Project Cycle Clarification section here.
        Note: Please click here for the checklists



Process for dealing with letters from DNAs that withdraw approval/authorization CDM-EB76-A12-PROC
Voluntary cancellation of CERs in the CDM registry CDM-EB69-A02-PROC

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