Submissions by DNAs for recommendation on Special Underdeveloped Zones (SUZs)

In accordance with the Procedure for DNA Submission of Microscale Renewable Energy Technologies for Automatic Additionality, the DNAs may propose SUZs in its own country to the Board for approval.

The DNA submitting the proposal, shall send via email to secretariat@unfccc.int the following documentation:

    (a) The duly completed 'Proposed special underdeveloped zone submission' form ; (form CDM-SUZ-FORM);

    (b) The most recent public available data, which in any case must not be older than three years from the date of submission indicating the source of the data, on:

      (i) The proportion (percentage) of population with income less than USD 2 per day (adjusted by PPP) in the region;
      (ii) The GNI per capita in the country;
      (iii) Data to demonstrate that the population of the region is among the poorest 20 per cent in the poverty ranking of the country as per applicable national policies and procedures;

    (c) Any additional documentation supporting the submission (e.g. relevant data, documentation, statistics, studies, etc.), where applicable.

Reference Proposal Submitted by/on Secretariat's Recommendation EB decision Validity