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Global Methane Forum 2024

Global Methane Forum 2024

Mobilizing Methane Action

18 March (9:00) - 21 March (18:00) 2024
Geneva Switzerland

The 2024 Global Methane Forum will convene global thought and industry leaders in Geneva, Switzerland from 18-21 March 2024 to promote replicable methane mitigation successes and mobilize action to continue making progress toward addressing methane. The Forum will be hosted by the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in partnership with the Global Methane Hub and the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC).

Details about the Forum as well as all relevant documents will be posted under the respective tabs on the bottom of this page, as well as at https://www.globalmethane.org/2024forum/. Please check both websites for updates.

Participants will follow three separate thematic tracks on methane emissions from the coal mines, oil and gas, and bio-gas sectors.

Please see an overview of the week.

The Plenary

On Tuesday, 19 March, all attendees will gather for a cross-cutting plenary session featuring high-level speakers from governments, international organizations, and industry. (Please see the agenda for the session)

UNECE Events

Within the framework of the Forum, the UNECE Sustainable Energy Division will hold annual sessions of two Expert Groups, namely on:

  • Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition (19th session) (18-19 March), and
  • Gas (11th session) (20-21 March).


Please find the official documentation for these meetings in the relevant tabs below. 

GMI Events

The Forum will feature a meeting of GMI Steering Committee, as well as sessions of the three GMI Sub-committees, on:

  • Biogas, 
  • Coal, and
  • Oil and Gas.


Please find the documentation for these meetings in the relevant tabs below. 

Logistics

Apart from the plenary meeting (Tuesday 19 March) and the events related to biogas, which will be held in hybrid mode (i.e. in person and online), all the remining sessions will be in person only

For more logistical information please see the "Logistics" tab below. 

Registration

Registration for the 2024 Global Methane Forum is completed in two parts.

Step 1: Register with UNECE

Please click the "Registration"  button on the top of the page (below the picture to the right).

While registering please indicate all sessions that you are planning to participate in.

Should you have any difficulties with registration or need any additional information or guidance please contact [email protected].

Step 2: Register also with GMI

Please register throught the GMI webpage dedicated to the Forum.  
 

Week overview and other general documents

Plenary - Documents

Plenary - Presentations: Keynote Session: A Global Call to Mobilize Methane Action

Tuesday 19 March - Morning

 

 

 

Plenary - Presentations : The importance of Industry to Mobilizing Methane Action

Plenary- Presentations: The Value of Data as a Driver to Mobilize Methane Action

Plenary - Presentations: Succeding Locally to Mobilize Methane Action

Tuesday 19 March - Afternoon

UNECE Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition - Documents

48393 _ DRAFT Timetable _ 387662 _ English _ 773 _ 408782 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/1 - Annotated provisional agenda for the nineteenth session _ 387214 _ English _ 773 _ 403870 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/1 - Annotated provisional agenda for the nineteenth session _ 387214 _ French _ 780 _ 403871 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/1 - Annotated provisional agenda for the nineteenth session _ 387214 _ Russian _ 864 _ 403872 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/2 - Report of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition _ 389991 _ English _ 773 _ 410377 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/3 - Best Practice Guidance on Ventilation Air Methane (VAM) Processing _ 387215 _ English _ 773 _ 404472 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/3 - Best Practice Guidance on Ventilation Air Methane (VAM) Processing _ 387215 _ French _ 780 _ 404473 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/3 - Best Practice Guidance on Ventilation Air Methane (VAM) Processing _ 387215 _ Russian _ 864 _ 404474 _ pdf
48393 _ ECE/ENERGY/GE.4/2024/5 - Mapping Albania’s readiness for green and just transition in post-coal mining areas _ 389240 _ English _ 773 _ 408568 _ pdf
48393 _ CMMJT-19/2024/INF.1 - DRAFT Conclusions and Recommendations _ 389241 _ English _ 773 _ 408569 _ pdf
48393 _ DRAFT Report (18.03.2024 14:00) _ 389268 _ English _ 773 _ 408661 _ pdf

UNECE Group of Experts on Gas - Documents

UNECE Group of Experts on Gas - Presentations

Coal Technical Sessions - Presentations

Available soon

Biogas Technical Sessions - Presentations

Available soon

Oil & Gas Technical Sessions - Presentations

Available soon