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 2014

 SBI 40, June 2014, Bonn

The SBI will be invited to consider the initial guidelines for the formulation of NAPs and the documents prepared for the session in preparing recommendations for consideration and adoption at COP 20.

The documents to be considered are:

  •  Report on the 25th meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group. Note by the secretariat. (FCCC/SBI/2014/4)
  • Experience with the application of the initial guidelines for the formulation of the national adaptation plans. Submissions from Parties and relevant organizations (FCCC/SBI/2014/Misc.1).
2013
SBI 39 and COP 19, November 2013, Warsaw

At its thirty-ninth session, the SBI considered the guidelines for the formulation of NAPs and the documents prepared for the session, in preparing recommendations for consideration and adoption at COP 19.

The documents considered were:

  • A miscellaneous document of submissions from Parties and relevant organizations on experience with the application of the guidelines for the NAP process for the LDC Parties (FCCC/SBI/2013/MISC.2 and
  • A synthesis report on experience with the application of the guidelines for the NAP process in the LDC Parties. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/SBI/2013/9).
  • Report on the 23rd meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/SBI/2013/8).
  • Report on the 24th meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/SBI/2013/15).
  • Report of the Global Environment Facility to the Conference of the Parties. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/CP/2013/3).
The conclusions that were adopted by the SBI at this session can be found in the SBI report, page 19.

The decision that was adopted under the COP is decision 18/CP.19


SBI 38, June 2013, Bonn
 

The documents that were prepared for SBI 38 are:

  • A miscellaneous document of submissions from Parties and relevant organizations on experience with the application of the guidelines for the NAP process for the LDC Parties (FCCC/SBI/2013/MISC.2 and
  • A synthesis report on experience with the application of the guidelines for the NAP process in the LDC Parties. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/SBI/2013/9).
  • Report on the 23rd meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/SBI/2013/8).

The NAP Expo took place on 9 June 2013.  For more information, please click here.

2012

SBI 37/COP18, November/December 2012, Doha

At SBI 37, Parties continued to consider guidance on policies and programmes to enable support for the NAP process for the LDC Parties.

The SBI had before it the draft decision contained in the addendum to the report (FCCC/SBI/2012/15/Add.2), page 18, as a basis for discussion. It also considered the relevant documents listed below:

The conclusions that were adopted by the SBI at this session can be found in document FCCC/SBI/2012/33.

The decision that was adopted under the COP is decision 12/CP.18.

SBI 36, Bonn, May 2012, Bonn

At SBI 36, Parties considered guidance on policies and programmes to enable support for the NAP process for the LDC Parties.

Based on decision 5/CP.17, the SBI considered this item taking into account the guidance in decision 27/CP.7 and a synthesis report based on submissions made by February 2012 by Parties, UN organizations, and other relevant organizations/agencies; and also taking into account other relevant decisions on financial support under the Convention; for consideration by the COP at its eighteenth session.

The documents considered at SBI 36 were as follows:

  • A miscellaneous document of information on how organizations and agencies have responded to the invitation to support the NAP process in the LDCs and consider establishing support programmes (FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.1);
  • A miscellaneous document of information on support to the NAP process in the least developed countries (FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.2 and FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.2/Add.1);
  • Information from the Global Environment Facility, as an operating entity of the financial mechanism for the operation of the Least Developed Countries Fund, on how it could enable activities undertaken as part of the national adaptation plan process in the least developed countries (FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.3.)


Outcomes:

The conclusions that were adopted by the SBI at this session can be found in document FCCC/SBI/2012/15.

2011

SBI 35/COP 17 in Durban, November/December 2011

At SBI 35, Parties considered modalities and guidelines for the NAP process, based on decision 1/CP.16, paragraphs 15-18.

The SBI had before it:

  • The report on the expert meeting on the process and the modalities and guidelines for the formulation and implementation of national adaptation plans. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/SBI/2011/12);
  • Views on the process and the modalities and guidelines for national adaptation plans. Submissions from Parties and intergovernmental organizations (FCCC/SBI/2011/MISC.7);
  • The synthesis report on the process and the modalities and guidelines for national adaptation plans. Note by the secretariat (FCCC/SBI/2011/13).

Outcomes:

The decision that was adopted under the COP is decision 5/CP.17. This decision includes, in the annex, the initial guidelines for the NAP process.

SBI 34, Bonn June 2011

At SBI 34, Parties started the discussion on NAPs, under the Cancun Adaptation Framework (CAF), based on a request from the COP at its sixteenth session.

They initiated the discussion under two sub-items:
a) A process to enable least developed country Parties to formulate and implement national adaptation plans, building upon their experience in preparing and implementing national adaptation programmes of action;

b) Modalities and guidelines for least developed country Parties and other developing country Parties to employ the modalities formulated to support national adaptation plans.

Outcomes:

The conclusions that were adopted by the SBI at this session can be found in document FCCC/SBI/2011/7.

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