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Workshop on the needs and options of non-Annex I Parties for economic diversification, and on support programmes by Annex II Parties to address these needs


18 - 19 October 2003
Tehran, Iran

Background

A workshop was held in Tehran, Iran, on 18 and 19 October 2003, on the needs and options of non-Annex I Parties for economic diversification, and on support programmes by Annex II Parties to address these needs. Discussions focused on the link between economic diversification and sustainable development, and on specific topics relating to the adverse effects of climate change and the impact of the implementation of response measures.

Report of the workshop

(PDF) Agenda    

(PDF) Background paper (538 kB)

Presentations

General overview on economic diversification

Presenter

Party/ Organization  Subject
Ms. Le-Yin Zhang University College London

pdf-icon Overview on economic diversification (59 kB)

Mr. Mohammad Soltanieh Iran pdf-icon Vulnerability of  Iran’s economy to climate change (246 kB)

Economic diversification in the context of the adverse effects of climate change

Presenter

Party/ Organization  Subject
Ms. Le-Yin Zhang University College London pdf-icon Economic diversification as a means to reduce adverse effects (69 kB)
Ms. Njeri Wamukonya UNEP pdf-icon Economic diversification in the context of adverse effects of climate change (191 kB)
Mr. Mizan Khan North South University, Bangladesh pdf-icon Adaptation to climate change and economic diversification in the LDCs (56 kB)
Ms. Kirsfianti Ginoga Indonesia   A note on economic diversification of aforestation and reforestation in Indonesia pdf-icon presentation (40 kB) and pdf-icon paper (132 kB)
Ms. Evelyn Bravo Díaz  Venezuela  pdf-icon Economic diversification as an option to minimize the adverse impacts of climate change and response measures (85 kB)  
Mr. Cheng Cui  China  pdf-icon Experience and key obstacle on economic diversification (113 kB)
Mr. Kanizio Manyika Tanzania  pdf-icon Tanzania's experience on economic diversification (119 kB)  

Economic diversification in the context of the impact of the implementation of response measures

Presenter

Party/ Organization  Subject
Ms. Le-Yin Zhang University College London pdf-icon Impact of response measures and economic diversification (80 kB)
Mr. Ramiro Ramirez OPEC pdf-icon An OPEC perspective (320 kB)
Ms. Dunia Chalabi IEA pdf-icon Economic diversification in oil producing states (146 kB)
Mr. Ugo Fasano IMF pdf-icon Diversification in oil-dependent economies: the experience of the GCC countries (255 kB)
Mr. Samuel Adejuwon Nigeria  Economic Diversification: Government initiatives in Nigeria pdf-icon presentation (113 kB) and pdf-icon paper (56 kB)
Mr. Azhari Ahmed and Mr. Ayad Hamid Hussona  Qatar Profile of Qatar’s macroeconomy with emphasis on efforts to diversify the oil
and gas industrial sector pdf-icon presentation (60 kB) and pdf-icon paper (191 kB)
Mr. Ismael Concha  Colombia  Colombian experience in economic diversification in the framework of the Kyoto Protocol pdf-icon presentation (60 kB) and pdf-icon paper (130 kB)

Support programmes by Annex II Parties to address developing country needs for economic diversification

Presenter

Party/ Organization  Subject
Mr. Andrea Marroni Italy pdf-icon Programmes for economic diversification in Non–Annex I Parties (375 kB)
Mr. Hiroki Suemori Japan Japan’s support programmes in economic diversification of developing countries pdf-icon presentation (361 kB) and pdf-icon paper (690 kB)

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