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Overview of the multilateral process milestones and technical work on loss and damage
 
This page provides an overview of the work on loss and damage under the Convention thus far, including information on multilateral process milestones, technical work, the Warsaw International Mechanism, the Executive Committee and its two-year workplan. Below, you will find the first two in a series of presentations on loss and damage:
  • The slides on the left hand side present the key multilateral process milestones on loss and damage;
  • The slides on the right present information on the technical work on loss and damage that has occurred thus far.
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For the chronology of the process relating to loss and damage, click here.

For the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage, click here.

The table below provides an overview of the technical work on loss and damage to date.

Technical work undertaken in 2014
Development of the draft initial two-year workplan of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage
  • Initial meeting of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (Part 1, Part 2)
  • Inputs for the Executive Committee's draft initial two-year workplan for the implementation of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage
Technical work undertaken in 2013

Further activities carried out in response to the request by the COP at COP18 (Decision 3/CP.18, paragraph 10)

  • Expert meeting to consider future needs, including capacity needs associated with possible approaches to address slow onset events (Report of the meeting)
  • Technical paper on non-economic losses in the context of the work programme on loss and damage
  • Technical paper on gaps in existing institutional arrangements within and outside of the Convention to address loss and damage, including those related to slow onset events
Technical work undertaken in 2012
Thematic Area I :
Assessing the risk of loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change and current knowledge on the same
  • Technical paper on current knowledge on relevant methodologies and data requirements as well as lessons learned and gaps identified at different levels
  • Expert meeting in the context of thematic area 1 (Report of the meeting)
Thematic Area II :
A range of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including impacts related to extreme weather events and slow onset events, taking into consideration experiences at all levels
Thematic Area III:
The role of the Convention in enhancing implementation of approaches to address loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change




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