seventh session of the Conference of the Parties will convene its first plenary
meeting on the morning of Monday, 29 October 2001, and the fifteenth sessions
of the subsidiary bodies are scheduled to be opened on Tuesday, 30 October 2001.
In the event of an early completion of the first Conference plenary, the Bureau
has agreed that the subsidiary bodies could begin work during the afternoon of
Monday, 29 October 2001.
ADVANCE TEXT OF COP 7 DECISIONS
ready to ratify Kyoto Protocol
List of Participants
Proceedings on the Internet
message from the COP 7 President designate, M. Mohamed ELYAZGHI
the Executive Secretary, Michael Zammit Cutajar
Kyoto sends greetings to participants of COP 7
Teiichi Aramaki, Governor, Kyoto Prefecture, Yorikane Masumoto, Mayor, City of
Kyoto, Junichi Murata, Chairman, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry, sent
a message of greetings to the COP 7 President-designate
H.E. Mohamed Elyazghim, Mr. Michael Zammit Cutajar
and the participants of COP 7. The COP 3 host country
in 1997 continues to follow the climate change negotiations.
Secretariat launches technology transfer information systems
The UNFCCC secretariat developed a functional prototype of an Internet-based technology
information system which provides access to information on the development and
transfer of environmentally-sound technologies under the Convention, provides
synergy with ongoing efforts of other organizations, and reduces duplication of
technology information system complements and works with existing web sites and
clearing houses of other relevant international organizations, as well as national
and regional technology information centres. It has the potential to act as a
gateway for fast access to up-to-date information on the latest technology transfer
projects, environmentally sound technologies and know-how, and provide access
to information on organizations and experts involved in the development and transfer
Click here to take a look:http://ttclear.unfccc.com/ttclear/Jsp
the first time, the secretariat has been able to have nearly all pages of the
COP7 website available in French. This has been possible thanks to the support
of the Organisation de la Francophonie.
Preparations for COP 7 in Marrakesh are well-advanced. Special steps are being
taken, by UNFCCC and by the host Government as appropriate, to ensure adequate
security arrangements in and around the COP 7 conference facilities and in Marrakesh
in general. The secretariat will keep the situation under review in the light
of any new developments and looks forward to welcoming all participants in Marrakesh.
Message from the Presidents