News

6th November 2017

Side Event at COP23

At COP23 in Bonn, the NACAG Secretariat is organizing a Side Event on “The Nitric Acid Climate Action Group: Paving the Way for a Sector-wide Transformation”. The side event will take place on Friday November 10, from 3:30 – 4:00 pm at the German Pavilion in the Bonn-Zone. Speakers from the German Federal Ministry for…

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13th September 2017

Tunisia Launches Study on Post-2020 Financing Options

As part of their effort to pursue the sustainable and long-term abatement of nitrous oxide emissions from nitric acid production, the Tunisian government has commissioned a study to explore options to finance abatement after 2020. NACAG is ready to finance abatement in partner countries until the end of 2020. However, countries which want to access…

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14th August 2017

Global outreach: Barbara Hendricks is supporting NACAG

Demonstrating her strong support for the initiative, Minister of Environment Barbara Hendricks has written letters to the Ministers of Environment of 32 nitric acid producing countries in order to inform them about the NACAG. Underlining the importance of efforts to curb nitrous oxide emissions, Mrs. Hendricks invited the countries to join the NACAG and thereby…

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30th May 2017

NACAG Side Event at the Innovate4Climate Conference

From 22-25 May 2017 the Innovate4Climate Finance and Markets Week took place in Barcelona, Spain. Organized by The World Bank and Fira Barcelona, this conference and exhibition brought together more than 1500 participants from 82 countries, representing governments, multilateral organizations, business, banking and finance, in order to discuss the next generation of climate finance and…

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9th September 2016

German chemical industry association joins the NACAG

The German chemical industry association Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI) has joined the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG). With more than 1650 member companies, the VCI represents the interests of German chemical and pharmaceutical companies vis-à-vis important target groups. This week, the VCI has joined the German Government’s global initiative for abatement of nitrous…

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11th March 2016

Commissioning of NACAG’s Secretariat

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has been commissioned to implement the NACAG’s Secretariat. Based in Berlin, the Secretariat will assume tasks related to advisory services, stakeholder and knowledge management. It is now the primary point of contact for governments, institutions and companies willing to support NACAG’s objective.