The SBSTA concluded the review of the NWP at its thirty-fourth session and
also requested the secretariat to undertake interim activities under the Nairobi work
programme, detailed in document
FCCC/SBSTA/2011/2, para 14-25. The decision adopted by the Conference of Parties at its seventeenth session in
Durban mandated new activities to further the implementation of the NWP.
The COP decision adopted in Durban further requests the SBSTA to reconsider, at its thiry-eighth
session, the work areas of the NWP with a view to making recommendations to the COP at its nineteenth
session on how best to support the objectives of the work programme; this process would further inform the
organization of potential future areas of work that could also support the scientific and technical work
under the Cancun Adaptation
Framework, as appropriate.
The second phase of activities of the NWP, June 2008 to December 2010, is detailed in
document FCCC/SBSTA/2008/6, para. 10-74. The summary of the
results of the implementation of the NWP during its second phase are available
in document FCCC/SBSTA/2010/10.
The first phase of activities, up to June 2008, were detailed in document FCCC/SBSTA/2006/11. The summary of the results of
the implementation of the NWP during its first phase are available in document FCCC/SBSTA/2008/12.