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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 intergovernmental organizations.
The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), at its twenty-fifth session, invited accredited observers 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 secretariat has received six submissions from accredited intergovernmental organizations. In accordance with the procedure for miscellaneous documents, these submissions are contained in this document and reproduced in the language in which they were received and without formal editing. The secretariat has also received submissions from accredited non-governmental organizations. As requested by the SBSTA, the secretariat will post these submissions on the UNFCCC website
Item 5 of the provisional agenda
United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 02/03/2007