WEST AFRICA CARBON MARKET HUB “Scaling up public and private capacity to deliver the goals of the Paris Agreement”

26-28 September, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Pullman Hotel, Rue Abdoulaye Fadiga, 01 BP 2185, 01

Workshop: 27 September 16:00-17:30 (in-person)

Implementation of Article 6 in West Africa: National Registries & CAD Trust Integration

The workshop delves into the nuances of Article 6 implementation in West Africa, highlighting the transformative role of integrating national carbon registries with the CAD Trust system. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the technical details, benefits, and processes involved, empowering them to optimise carbon market operations in alignment with the Paris Agreement’s objectives.


Evan Kong, Technical Director, CAD Trust

Gemma Torras Vives, Climate and Technology Specialist, World Bank (online)

Alexandra Soezer, Carbon Technical Advisor, UNDP (online)

Juan David Duran, Managing Director, EcoRegistry


Deep Dive: 27 September 11:30-13:00 (in-person)

Digital infrastructure for carbon markets

27 September at 11:30-13:00

Moderator: Richemond Assie, UNDP


  • Wesley Geisenberger, HBAR Foundation
  • Even Kong, CAD Trust
  • Kishor Rajhansa, Global Carbon Council (GCC)
  • Carlos Cordova, S&P Global


The event is organised by IETA’s Business Partnership for Market Implementation (B-PMI) and the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Carbon Finance, and supported by the German Government.