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First meeting of the Durban Forum:  presentations by panelists

Day 1
15.00–15.05 Welcoming remarks
Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Executive Secretary
15.05–15.10 Objectives of the first meeting of the Durban Forum
Tomasz Chruszczow, Chair of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and Chair of the first meeting of the Durban Forum
15.10–15.15 pdf-icon Inputs to the Durban Forum and approach to the in-depth discussion
(249 kB)
UNFCCC secretariat

Building capacity for adaptation

15.15–16.30 In-depth discussion on:

pdf-icon Capacity-building activities undertaken by the LEG as part of its work programme (743 kB)
Pepetua Latasi, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group

pdf-icon Capacity-building and the climate change process: the LDC perspective (75 kB)
Fred Onduri, Uganda

pdf-icon Mobilising knowledge and strengthening capacity under the Nairobi Work Programme (455 kB)
Blane Harvey, Institute of Development Studies

pdf-icon Capacity-building in adaptation practices (404 kB)
Andrea Cattaneo, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

pdf-icon Capacity-building for adaptation: leadership, participation and support (798 kB)
pdf-icon Notes to the presentation (72 kB)
Graham Reeder, Youth NGO constituency (YOUNGO)
Building capacity for research
16.30–16.35 Briefing on:

pdf-icon Capacity-building aspects within the SBSTA 36 Research Dialogue (102 kB)
Richard Muyungi, Chair of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

Building capacity for mitigation

16.35–17.55 In-depth discussion on:

pdf-icon Working together for capacity-building on NAMAs in an MRV manner and for a low carbon society - practitioner's experiences (636 kB)
Makoto Kato, Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan

pdf-icon Capacity-building: global hydro, research and development centres, skills and supply chains (337 kB)
Sarah Eastabrook, Alstom

pdf-icon Capacity for mitigation - reviewing progress, enhancing action (257 kB)
Pat Finnegan, CAN International
Wrap up Day 1
17.55–18:00 Remarks by the Co-chair
Day 2
Building capacity for technology
15.00–16.00  In-depth discussion on:
  pdf-icon Global technology needs assessment project: an update on capacity-building components (278 kB)
Lawrence Agbemabiese, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP);  Jorge Rogat, UNEP Risoe Center, Denmark

pdf-icon Thailand climate change technology needs assessment (508 kB)
Asira Chirawithayaboon, Thailand TNA Coordinator

Building capacity: financial support


Presentation on:

  pdf-icon Recently financed capacity development initiatives (425 kB)
Rawleston Moore, Global Environment Facility  Secretariat

Monitoring and review of the effectiveness of capacity-building

16:30–17:45  In-depth discussion on:
  pdf-icon CGE 2010-2012 work programme: Overview of the capacity-building activities (399 kB)
Ruleta Camacho, Chair of the Consultative Group of Experts on National
Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (CGE)
  pdf-icon Sharing EU experiences in the implementation and monitoring and review of effectiveness of capacity-building activities (199 kB)
Matti Nummelin, European Union
  pdf-icon Indicators on capacity-building for adaptation (806 kB)
Nicolina Lamhauge, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  pdf-icon From good to great: measuring (for) results (300 kB)
Cassie Flynn,  United Nations Development Programme
  pdf-icon Planning, monitoring and evaluating results-based action under national learning and capacity development strategies (386 kB)
Achim Halpaap, United Nations Institute for Training and Research  
Omar Ramírez Tejada, Dominican Republic
  pdf-icon Developing a strategic approach to climate change learning and skills development: initial lessons from the Dominican Republic (1612 kB)
Omar Ramírez Tejada, Dominican Republic
Wrap up Day 2


Remarks by the Co-chairs
Closure of the first meeting of the Durban Forum
17.50 –18:00 Final remarks by the Chair