At its twenty-sixth session, the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) invited Parties to submit to the secretariat, by 15 August 2007, their views on issues related to further steps under the Convention related to reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries: approaches to stimulate action. The SBSTA requested the secretariat to compile these submissions for its consideration at its twenty-seventh session (FCCC/SBSTA/2007/4, para. 39). The secretariat has received 10 such submissions. 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.