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Report on the 23rd meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group. Note by the secretariat.
This document reports on the 23rd meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG), held in Lomé, Togo, from 13 to 16 March 2013. It presents a two-year rolling work programme of the LEG for 2013–2014 and a summary of the work of the LEG on national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs), the least developed countries (LDC) work programme and the national adaptation plan (NAP) process. It includes information on the following: the LEG technical guidelines for the NAP process; support needs; a progress report on support given to the NAP process; the LEG NAP event to be held in conjunction with the thirty-eighth sessions of the subsidiary bodies; information systems in support of NAPAs and the NAP process; regional training workshops on adaptation for the LDCs for 2012–2013; training approaches of the LEG; monitoring and evaluation of NAPAs, the LDC work programme and the NAP process; design of in-depth case studies; and linkages with other bodies under the Convention. This document also provides details on discussions of the LEG with the Global Environment Facility and its agencies and other organizations on support given to the LDCs, and with the Government of Togo on its NAPA and the NAP process
Item 8 of the provisional agenda
Matters relating to the least developed countries
This is an advance distribution version of the document to assist delegations in preparing for the session. An identical, official, English version and, translations in the other official languages of the United Nations will be posted on the web site as soon as they are available from the United Nations Office in Geneva
Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), Thirty-eighth session, 3-14 June 2013, Bonn, Germany
United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 24/05/2013