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Workshop on the implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in least developed countries
 
The workshop on the implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in least developed countries was organized in response to a request by the Subsidiary Body for Implementation at its thirty-fourth session (FCCC/SBI/2011/7).
 
Venue: UN Campus Bonn "Langer Eugen"; Bonn, Germany
Date: 19-21 June 2012

Purpose and objectives
  • Share good practices, lessons learned and experiences in undertaking activities related to climate change education, training, public awareness, public participation, access to information and international cooperation on these matters;

  • Assess the status of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme in least developed countries and identify gaps and barriers to the implementation of the work programme;

  • Identify emerging needs and priorities of this group of countries, which could be included as possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of the Convention to be adopted by COP 18.

Information for Participants

pdf-icon Report of the workshop

 

 
DAY 1
UNFCCC Mr. Moritz Weigel pdf-icon Workshop objectives and methodologies (414 kB)
Session I - The work of national focal points for Article 6 of the Convention
Burkina Faso Mr. Mahamadou Tiendrebeogo
pdf-icon Environmental education in Burkina Faso (1995 kB)
Uganda Mr. Lawrence Aribo pdf-icon Education, training and awareness raising (339 kB)
UNITAR Ms. Sharon Oseku-Frainier pdf-icon Initial lessons from UN CC:Learn pilot projects (522 kB)
Session II - Raising public awareness
Guinea-Bissau Mr. Alexandre Cabral Raising public awareness on climate change in Guinea-Bissau
Session III - Education and training
Sudan Mr. Issam Ibrahim Warrag pdf-icon The role of the Institute of Environmental Studies/University of Khartoum in addressing climate change (274 kB)
Myanmar Mr. Hlaing Min Maung pdf-icon Initiative of education and training activities on climate change (535 kB)
UNFCCC Ms. Sarah Marchildon pdf-icon The role of ecological literacy in the shift to a more sustainable future (1334 kB)
Session IV - Implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme
Parallel sessions of small working groups in French and English

DAY 2
Session V - Public participation in climate change policy decision-making and public access to information on climate change and climate change policies
Togo Ms. Méry Yaou pdf-icon Public participation in climate change policy decision-making and public access to information on climate change and climate change policies in Togo (116 kB)
Sierra Leone Mr. Alpha Bockari pdf-icon Sierra Leone and Article 6 (7943 kB)
Session VI - Integration of Article 6 related aspects in the development and implementation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action and National Adaptation Plans and reporting on Article 6 related activities in national communications
UNFCCC
Ms. Tiffany Hodgson pdf-icon The NAPA and NAP processes and their linkages with Article 6 (105 kB)
United Republic of Tanzania Mr. Richard Muyungi pdf-icon Integrating education, training and public awareness in the implementation of NAPA in Tanzania (1064 kB)
Madagascar Ms. Lantonirina Ratovonjanahary pdf-icon Article 6 and NAPA in Madagascar (116 kB)
Session VII - Support to the implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in least developed countries
GEF Secretariat Mr. Rawleston Moore pdf-icon Education, training and public awareness through the Least Developed Country Fund (304 kB)
European Union Mr. Tony Carritt pdf-icon EU support for Article 6 activities in least developed countries (2210 kB)
UNICEF Ms. Stephanie Hodge pdf-icon Learning for Sustainable Development (2084 kB)
Session VIII - Development of possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of relevance to least developed countries
Parallel sessions of small working groups in French and English

DAY 3
Session IX - The climate change information network clearing house CC:iNet and the development of a network of national focal points for Article 6
UNFCCC Mr. Moritz Weigel pdf-icon CC:iNet - The climate change information network clearing house (156 kB)
Bangladesh Mr. Ahsan Uddin Ahmed Sharmind Neelormi pdf-icon Addressing Article 6 in Bangladesh (200 kB)
Session X - Summary of outcomes and recommendation on ways forward
 

More information on issues related to Article 6 of the Convention can be found here
 
Background information
Amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
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Terms of reference for the review of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
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Progress in, and ways to enhance, the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
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SBI 36 draft conclusions on Article 6 of the Convention
pdf-icon FCCC/SBI/2012/L.26.
 
Documents relevant for the review of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme and the development of a successor work programme
Compilation of proposals from observer organizations on a draft decision on Article 6 of the Convention: pdf-icon here

Report on progress made in, and the effectiveness of, the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention: FCCC/SBI/2012/3

Possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of the Convention: FCCC/SBI/2012/5

Views of Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations on the review of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme and on possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.4

Report of the Global Environment Facility to the Conference of the Parties. Note by the secretariat. Addendum.
FCCC/CP/2011/7/Add.2

Report on the further development of CC:iNet
FCCC/SBI/2012/4
 
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