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Views on the range of topics and other relevant information relating to reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries. Submissions from Parties.
The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), at its twenty-fifth session, invited Parties to submit to the secretariat, by 23 February 2007, their views on ongoing and potential policy approaches and positive incentives, and technical and methodological requirements related to their implementation; assessment of results and their reliability; and improving the understanding of reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries, in order to facilitate discussions at the second workshop, to be held in Cairns, Australia, from 7 to 9 March, 2007. The SBSTA requested the secretariat to make available this information for discussion at the second workshop and to compile this information for consideration by the SBSTA at its twenty-sixth session (FCCC/SBSTA/2006/11, paras. 88â89). The SBSTA also invited Parties, in their submissions referred to before, to consider, as appropriate, relevant provisions of other conventions and also the work of multilateral organizations (FCCC/SBSTA/2006/11, para. 90). The secretariat has received 19 submissions from Parties. In accordance with the procedure for miscellaneous documents, these submissions are attached and reproduced in the language in which they were received and without formal editing
Item 5 of the provisional agenda
United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 02/03/2007