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Report on the expert meeting on socio-economic information. Note by the secretariat.

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This note provides a summary of the expert meeting on socio-economic information, held under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. The meeting was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from 10 to 12 March 2008. Discussions at the meeting focused on how to improve availability, accessibility and effectiveness of information on socio-economic aspects of climate change and on how to enhance integration of socio-economic information into impact and vulnerability assessments, including as they relate to adaptation planning. The note also contains an overview of socio-economic information and approaches, including good practices, gaps and needs, across different spatial scales and sectors, as well as recommendations and issues for follow-up and further consideration

Item 3 of the provisional agenda

Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Twenty-eighth session, 4-13 June 2008, Bonn, Germany

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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 18/04/2008