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Implementation plan for the global observing system for climate in support of the UNFCCC. Submission from the Global Climate Observing System secretariat.

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The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), at its twentieth session, recognized with appreciation the progress made by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) secretariat in the development of the 5- to 10-year implementation plan for the integrated global observing systems for climate. It urged the GCOS secretariat, in finalizing this plan, to clearly identify priorities for actions, taking into account the views expressed by Parties and relevant international programmes and bodies. To facilitate the consideration of the above-mentioned implementation plan by the SBSTA, the secretariat makes the executive summary of the plan available in this document. The complete version of the plan is available at: . In accordance with the procedure for miscellaneous documents, this document is reproduced in the language in which it was received from the GCOS secretariat and without formal editing. The original pagination is retained at the foot of each page

Item 8 of the provisional agenda


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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 08/11/2004