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FCCC/SBSTA/2009/7

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Report on the technical workshop on increasing economic resilience to climate change and reducing reliance on vulnerable economic sectors, including through economic diversification. Note by the secretariat.

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This note provides a summary of the technical workshop on increasing economic resilience to climate change and reducing reliance on vulnerable economic sectors, including through economic diversification, held under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. The workshop was held in Cairo, Egypt, from 28 to 30 April 2009. Discussions at the workshop focused on the understanding, development and dissemination of measures, methodologies and tools for increasing economic resilience, including the understanding of social aspects. This note contains a summary of key discussion points, major challenges, gaps, needs, opportunities and barriers as well as a summary of recommendations and issues for follow-up and further consideration, including possible next steps under the Nairobi work programme

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Item 3 of the provisional agenda

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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 29/09/2009


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