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Second synthesis report on technology needs identified by Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention. Note by the secretariat.

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This note presents information on technology needs for mitigation and adaptation to climate change contained in 70 technology needs assessments (TNAs) and 39 national communications submitted by Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention. It highlights priority technology needs identified in various sectors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and facilitate adaptation to the adverse impacts of climate change. It draws attention to specific barriers to technology transfer and suggests measures to address them. It also highlights various ways used to involve stakeholders in a consultative process to conduct TNAs, including the methodologies and criteria used to prioritize technology needs

Item 4 of the provisional agenda

Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Thirtieth session, 1-10 June 2009, Bonn, Germany

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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 29/05/2009