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Summary report on the 2nd meeting of the Durban Forum. Note by the secretariat.

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The 2nd meeting of the Durban Forum for in-depth discussion on capacity-building was held during the thirty-eighth session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation on 4 and 6 June 2013. The meeting was attended by representatives of Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, the private sector and academia. They shared information and experiences relating to the delivery of capacity-building to enable adaptation and mitigation actions, to integrate gender perspectives into climate change policies and to implement the Kyoto Protocol. The Chairs, Co-Chairs and members of bodies established under the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol provided an overview of the capacity-building elements in the workplans of the bodies and engaged in a question and answer session with the meeting participants. The meeting concluded with a panel discussion on how to catalyse actions to build capacity for mitigation and adaptation at the national level and on possible ways of enhancing the means to build and deliver such capacity

Item 14(a) and (b) of the provisional agenda
Capacity-building under the Convention
Capacity-building under the Kyoto Protocol


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meeting papers




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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 02/09/2013