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Information on adaptation approaches, strategies, practices and technologies at the regional, national and local levels in different sectors, as well as on experiences, needs and concerns. Submissions from relevant organizations.
The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), at its twenty-sixth session, invited relevant organizations to submit to the secretariat, by 15 May 2007, information on adaptation approaches, strategies, practices and technologies for adaptation at the regional, national and local levels in different sectors, as well as on experiences, needs and concerns (FCCC/SBSTA/2006/11, para. 56). It requested the secretariat to develop the structure for these submissions and to disseminate it to Parties. It further requested the secretariat to compile these submissions into a miscellaneous document to be made available to the SBSTA by its twenty-seventh session. For technical reasons, and to facilitate user-friendly access to the information, the seven submissions received from intergovernmental organizations have not been imported into this document. They have been made available on the UNFCCC website at as a compilation and as individual submissions. In addition, to enable a targeted search of the information using pre-defined search criteria, the information submitted has been imported into the UNFCCC database on adaptation planning and practices under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, which is accessible from the same web page. In line with established practice, the three submissions from accredited non-governmental organizations have been posted on the UNFCCC website at
Item 3 of the provisional agenda
United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 03/09/2007