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Informal meeting of representatives from Parties and organizations and experts to consider the outcomes of completed activities under the Nairobi work programme
 

28-30 September 2010
Manila, the Philippines

 
Overview
 

The SBSTA at its 28th session requested the secretariat to organize, under the guidance of the Chair of the SBSTA and before its thirty-third session, an informal meeting of representatives from Parties and organizations and experts to consider the outcomes of the activities completed prior to this meeting.

The workshop is to take into account:

  • Summary report for the first phase of the Nairobi work programme for the period up to SBSTA 28 (FCCC/SBSTA/2008/12)
  • Summary report for the second phase of the Nairobi work programme for the period up to SBSTA 32 (FCCC/SBSTA/2010/10)
  • Views and information on the effectiveness of the Nairobi work programme in fulfilling its objective, expected outcome, scope of work and modalities, as stated in decision 2/CP.11
    (Submissions from Parties and intergovernmental organizations are available in FCCC/SBSTA/2010/Misc.8 and Add.1)
    (Submissions from non-governmental organizations are available here)

The SBSTA at its 32nd session further requested the secretariat, under the guidance of the Chair of the SBSTA, to prepare inputs and develop an agenda to facilitate discussions to review the effectiveness of the Nairobi work programme in fulfilling its objective, expected outcome, scope of work and modalities, as stated in decision 2/CP.11.

pdf-icon Background paper (840 kB)

pdf-icon Agenda (105 kB)

Report on the workshop

 

Presentations

Session A.  Activities undertaken 

Part  I - Overview of the outcomes

 
Presenter Organization   Subject
Ms. Annett Möhner  UNFCCC

 pdf-icon Overview of outcomes under the Nairobi work programme (935 kB)

Part II - Perspectives from partner organizations

Presenter Organization Subject
Ms. Rachel Berger Practical Action pdf-icon Engaging with the NWP - An NGO perspective on knowledge management for adaptation (1022 kB)
Mr. Amir Delju World Meteorological Organization (WMO) pdf-icon WMO’s participation in the Nairobi work programme (2543 kB)
Mr. Espen Ronneberg Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) pdf-icon Pacific regional perspectives on the Nairobi work programme (831 kB)
Mr. Lucas Di Pietro Ibero-American Network of Climate Change Offices (RIOCC) pdf-icon Perspective from RIOCC (923 kB)
Ms. Ninni Ikalla International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) pdf-icon IUCN's engagement (1017 kB)

Part III - Perspectives from experts

Presenter  Organization  Subject
Mr. Alex Simalabwi Global Water Partnership (GWP) pdf-icon Influencing policy and decision making to build resilience and adapt to climate change (6080 kB)

Part IV - Views and reflections from Parties

Presenter Party Subject
Ms. Pasha Carruthers Cook Islands pdf-icon Perspectives from the Cook Islands (1015 kB)
Mr. Klaus Radunsky Austria pdf-icon The Austrian Approach towards a National Adaptation Strategy (156 kB)
Mr. Guy Midgley South Africa pdf-icon Perspective from South Africa (834 kB)
Ms. Helen Plume New Zealand pdf-icon Nairobi work programme - New Zealand views on first five years (208 kB)

Session B.  Possible activities beyond 2010

Part I - Further needs identified by Parties and organizations

Presenter Organization Subject
Ms. Xianfu Lu UNFCCC pdf-icon Summmary of views and information from Parties and organizations on further needs (210 kB)

Part III - Report back from breakout groups

Group on improving the pdf-icon practicality (105 kB) of knowledge products and modalities

Group on ensuring the pdf-icon links (194 kB) crossing levels and thematic areas of adaptation

Group on possible pdf-icon subthemes (100 kB)