• English

Hihglights

An updated leaflet briefly describing importance of coal mine methane, as well as the role and activities of the UNECE Group of Experts on CMM has been released.  

A two day-long capacity-building workshop on Best Practices in Coal Mine Methane Capture and Utilization was delivered jointly by the UNECE Group of Experts on CMM and the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) on 24-25 July 2018 in Bogota, Columbia. 

A one-day-long technical session titled Turning Coal Mine Methane into an Asset: Implementing Best Practices and Policies was delivered jointly by the Group of Experts on CMM and the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) within the framework of the 25th World Mining Congress (WMC), on 20 June 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan

The Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane participated in the technical session titled Pre-mining methane capture from coal deposits in the context of environmental protection and diversification of gas sources for Poland delivered within the framework of the Gazterm Conference, held 6-9 May in Międzyzdroje, Poland.

UNECE Coal Mine Methane seminar organized by the UNECE Groups of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and on Cleaner Electricity Production will be delivered in cooperation with the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) within the framework of the Global Methane Forum on 16 April 2018 in Toronto, Canada. 

Workshop Coal Mine Methane as a Valuable Energy Source organised by the UNECE Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane, the International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane in Poland (ICE-CMM Poland), and the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) was delivered within the framework of the School of Underground Mining on 28 February 2018, in Cracow, Poland. 

The opening ceremony of the International Centre of Excellence on Coal Mine Methane (ICE-CMM) in China took place within the framework of the 19th International Mining Congress of China and was followed by a short workshop organized by the Shanxi Coking Coal Group Co Ltd (SCCG), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and the Global Methane Initiative (GMI)