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UNFCCC informal meeting of representatives from Parties on the outcomes of completed activities under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
 
Bangkok, Thailand
7-9 April 2008


Introduction and overview
 
The SBSTA requested the secretariat to organize, under the guidance of the Chair of the SBSTA, an informal meeting of representatives from Parties before its twenty-eighth session to consider the outcomes of the activities completed prior to this meeting.  The SBSTA further requested the secretariat to strive to engage experts and representatives of relevant organizations in the informal meeting.

pdf-icon Agenda (141 kB)

Meeting report

pdf-icon Background paper (443 kB)  on outcomes of completed activities under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

pdf-icon List of participants (194 kB)

 

 



Presentations

 

 Introduction and scope of the meeting

 

Presenter

Organization

Subject

Mr. Roberto Acosta UNFCCC secretariat pdf-icon Overview of the approach taken to implement the Nairobi work programme, outcomes achieved so far, and potential next steps (325 kB)

 

Outcomes of mandated activities under the Nairobi work programme

Presenter

Party/ Organization

Subject

Mr. Mozaharul Alam BCAS, Bangladesh pdf-icon Workshop on climate-related risks and extreme events (54 kB)
Ms. Pasha Carruthers Cook Islands Workshop on adaptation planning and practices (oral presentation)
Mr. Carlos Fuller CCCCC, Belize pdf-icon Expert meeting on methods and tools and on data and observations (43 kB)
Ms. Beth Lavender Canada pdf-icon Expert meeting on socio-economic information (40 kB)
Mr. William Kojo Agyemang-Bonsu Ghana pdf-icon Expert meeting on technologies for adaptation (81 kB)

pdf-icon Summary (103 kB) by the Chair of the discussions on the outcomes of mandated activities under the Nairobi work programme

Engagement of organizations, institutions, experts, communities and the private sector in the activities of the Nairobi work programme

Presenter

Organization

Subject

Mr. Michele Bernardi FAO pdf-icon Engagement of FAO in the Nairobi work programme (2857 kB)
Ms. Rachel Berger Practical Action pdf-icon Engaging in the Nairobi work programme - an NGO perspective (56 kB)
Mr. Glenn Dolcemascolo UNEP pdf-icon UNEP and the Nairobi work programme (793 kB)
Mr. Julio Garcia  UNISDR pdf-icon Disaster risk reduction, the Hyogo framework and adaptation to climate change (297 kB)
Mr. Buruhani Nyenzi WMO pdf-icon Addressing adaptation  to climate variability and change (4172 kB)

pdf-icon Summary (70 kB) by the Chair of the discussions on the engagement of organizations, institutions, experts, communities and the private sector in the activities of the Nairobi work programme

pdf-icon Summary (68 kB) by the Chair of the discussions on next steps

Chair's pdf-icon closing remarks (73 kB)



Background documentation

 

pdf-icon Summary note (212 kB) of recommendations received in the workshops or expert meetings, already undertaken as mandated under the Nairobi work programme up to 31 March 2008, as well as relevant elements of the synthesis reports where workshops or expert meetings have not been mandated.

pdf-icon Decision 2/CP.11 
Five-year programme of work of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

pdf-icon SBSTA 25 conclusions
Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

pdf-icon SBSTA 27 conclusions
Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

Resources

At COP 13 in Bali the chair of the SBSTA reported on progress made during the first year of implementation  pdf-icon SBSTA 27 progress report (155 kB)

pdf-icon Brochure on progress in implementing the Nairobi work programme (1779 kB)

At the plenary session of SBSTA 26 the secretariat reported on progress made in implementing the Nairobi work programme pdf-icon SBSTA 26 progress report

pdf-icon Brochure introducing the  Nairobi work programme

 

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