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Views on issues identified in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 72 and appendix II. Submissions from Parties.
The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice, at its thirty-fifth session, invited Parties and admitted observer organizations to submit to the secretariat, by 28 February 2012, their views on issues identified in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 72 and appendix II, in particular on how to address drivers of deforestation and forest degradation and on robust and transparent national forest monitoring systems as referred to in its paragraph 71(c). It requested the secretariat to compile the submissions from Parties into a miscellaneous document for its consideration at its thirty-sixth session FCCC/SBSTA/2011/5, para. 21). The secretariat has received 15 such submissions from 13 Parties. 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. The two submissions received from intergovernmental organizations and the nine submissions received from non-governmental organizations have been posted on the UNFCCC website
Item 4 of the provisional agenda
Methodological guidance for activities relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries
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submissions by parties and organizations
United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 23/03/2012