Your location: Home > Documents & Decisions > Submissions from Observers

Submissions from observer organizations to the SBI
 
To view submissions from intergovernmental organizations prior 2013, please click here
To view submissions from non-governmental organizations prior 2013, please click here

To view submissions from Parties to the SBI, please click here

 

Information on the experience of Parties and relevant organizations with the application of the initial guidelines for the formulation and implementation of the NAPs, as well as any other relevant information (SBI)
Guidelines for the formulation and implementation of NAPs
(FCCC/SBI/2014/L.19, para. 11)
Deadline: (extended) 18 August 2014

 Intergovernmental organizations Date  Document
Global Water Partnership Organisation (GWPO) 29 August 2014  pdf-icon Submission by the Global Water Partnership on the experience with the application of the initial guidelines for the formulation of national adaptation plans, and other information relevant to the formulation and implementation of NAPs 

 

Review of the modalities and procedures for the clean development mechanism (SBI)
Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on suggested changes to the modalities and procedures for the clean development mechanism, taking into account the implications elaborated in the technical paper referred to in paragraph 1 of FCCC/KP/CMP/L.8.
(FCCC/KP/CMP/L.8, paragraph 2)
Deadline: 30 April 2014

Intergovernmental organizations Date  Document 
World Bank  28 April 2014  pdf-icon Submission to the SBI 40: The World Banks’s Views on “Possible Changes to the Modalities and Procedures of the CDM”
Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
Climate Markets & Investment Association  (CMIA) and Project Developer Forum (PDF) 30 April 2014 pdf-icon Response to SBI 40 Call for input on "Possible changes to the modalities and procedures for the
clean development mechanism"
Climate Action Network International (CAN International) 30 April 2014  pdf-icon Views on suggested changes to the Modalities and Procedures (M&Ps) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
 ClimateNet 30 April 2014 pdf-icon Submission from ClimateNet 
Designated Operational Entities and Independent Entities Association (D.I.A.)  30 April 2014   pdf-icon Submission from D.I.A
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)  30 April 2014  pdf-icon Submission from IGES
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) 30 April 2014  pdf-icon IETA’s suggested changes to the modalities and procedures for the clean development mechanism in reference to the call for inputs from FCCC/KP/CMP/L.8
Nature Code 30 April 2014 pdf-icon Submission from Nature Code

 

Second review of the Adaptation Fund (SBI)
Views from Parties and observer organizations, as well as other interested international organizations, stakeholders and non-governmental organizations involved in the activities of the Adaptation Fund and implementing entities accredited by the Adaptation Fund Board on the review of the Adaptation Fund based on the terms of reference contained in the annex to this decision.
(FCCC/SBI/2013/L.6, paragraph 3)
Deadline: 26 March 2014
 Intergovernmental Organization Date Document
 World Bank 26 March 2014  pdf-icon World Bank Comments on the Second review of the Adaptation Fund (SBI)
Non-governmental organizations Date Document
Germanwatch and a non-admitted organization 24 April 2014 pdf-icon Submission by Germanwatch on behalf AF NGO NETWORK International on
the second review of the Adaptation Fund
Submissions from non-admitted organizations
AF NGO NETWORK International and an admitted NGO 24 April 2014   See Germanwatch link above

 

National adaptation plans (SBI)
Information from United Nations organizations, specialized agencies and other relevant organizations, as well as bilateral and multilateral agencies on how they have responded to the invitation to consider establishing or enhancing support programmes for the national adaptation plan process within their mandates, as appropriate, which could facilitate the provision of financial and technical support to developing country Parties that are not least developed countries.
(FCCC/SBI/2013/L.10/Add.1, paragraph 5)
Deadline: 26 March 2014
Intergovernmental Organizations Date  Document 
Global Environment Facility (GEF)   pdf-icon Information regarding support provided by the Global Environment Facility to developing country Parties that are not least developed countries to enable the preparation of their national adaptation plan processes
World Bank Group 3 April 2014  pdf-icon World Bank Group Submission of Views | National Adaptation Plans (SBI)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 28 March 2014 pdf-icon Submission by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on the Support to Least Developed and Developing Countries in the National Adaptation Plan Process regarding the integration of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry perspectives 
United Nations Development Programme
and the United Nations Environment Programme
26 March 2014  pdf-icon Submission by the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme on the establishment and implementation of a Global Support Programme for assisting Least Developed Countries with country‐driven processes to advance their National Adaptation Plans, as per the invitation from 18/CP.19 paragraph 4 & 5 
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and admitted and non-admitted non-governmental organizations (see below) 26 March 2014  pdf-icon Joint submission to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
On National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 24 March 2014 pdf-icon WMO Submission on National Adaptation Plans (NAP)
Non-governmental organizations Date Document 
CARE International   06 June 2014 pdf-icon Submission on the Joint Principles for Adaptation
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and UN organizations, IGO and non-admitted organizations 26 March 2014 pdf-icon Joint submission to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
On National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)
 
Submissions from non-admitted organizations
Centre d'études et de recherches internationales de Sciences Po (Sciences Po -CERI), Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (NRC/IDMC), Refugees International and UN organizations, IGO and admitted NGO 26 March 2014  pdf-icon Joint submission to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
On National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)

 

Voluntary views on Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA)
(Adaptation, Development and transfer of technologies and implementation of the Technology Mechanism, Research and systematic observation and Issues relating to agriculture) and Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) (Matters relating to the least developed countries and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), Addressing loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change to enhance adaptive capacity, Capacity-building and Climate Finance)
Intergovernmental organization Date  Document 
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)    6 November 2013 pdf-icon Key Messages of the WMO community to COP 19

pdf-icon WMO Key Messages in all UN languages

Views on possible changes to the modalities and procedures of the clean development mechanism
(pdf-icon Decision 5/CMP.8, paragraph 10)
Deadline 25 March

Intergovernmental organization Date Document 
World Bank  25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by the World Bank
Non-governmental organizations Date   Document
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development   27 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA), Center for
International Environmental Law (CIEL), Earthjustice, International Rivers Network (IRN) and non-admitted organizations (see below)
26 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by AIDA, CIEL, IRN and non-admitted organizations
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)  25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by CEPS
Climate Action Network International (CAN-I) 25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by CAN-I 
Designated Operational Entities and Independent Entities Association (D.I.A.) 25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by D.I.A. 
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) 25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by IETA 
 Project Developer Forum Ltd. (PD-Forum) 24 March 2013   pdf-icon Submission by PD-Forum
Submission from a non-admitted organization
Organization Date  Document 
Human Rights & Climate Change Working Group, Abibimman Foundation, Alianza para la Conservación y el Desarrollo, Asociación Ambientalista de Chiriquí, Carbon Market Watch, Centro de Estudios Ecológicos de la República Argentina, Climate Concept Foundation, Colectivo Revuelta Verde, Friends of the Earth – England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, Foundation for GAIA, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Gujarat Forum on CDM,
Himal Prakriti - A Trust for Nature, International-Lawyers.Org, Klima ohne Grenzen gemeinnützige, La Mesa Nacional de Cambio Climático de Guatemala, Movimiento Ciudadano frente al Cambio Climático, Public Interest Network, Participatory Research & Action Network, Paryavaran Mitra, Planetary Association for Clean Energy, Regional Centre for Development Cooperation and Society for Promotion of Wasteland
 26 March 2013 See AIDA. CIEL and IRN link above
 

Forum and work programme on the impact of the implementation of response measures - submissions on areas (c), (d), (e) and (g) of the work programme
(FCCC/SBSTA/2012/2, paragraph 46 and FCCC/SBI/2012/15, paragraph 168)
Deadline 25 March 2013

Non-governmental organizations  Date Document 
 International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)  29 March 2013  pdf-icon Views from the International Trade Union Confederation on area (g) of the workprogramme in accordance with decision 8/CP.17, paragraph 1: (g) Just transition of the workforce, and the creation of decent work and quality jobs
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)   26 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by WEDO
Submission from a non-admitted organizations
 Organization Date  Document 
European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)  25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by ETUC 


Guidelines for the formulation of national adaptation plans (SBI)
Information from Parties and relevant organizations on their experiences with the application of guidelines for the national adaptation plan process for least developed countries.
(pdf-icon Decision 5/CP.17, paragraph 7)
Deadline: 13 February 2013
Intergovernmental organizaton  Date Document 
World Health Organization (WHO) 13 February 2013  pdf-icon Submission by WHO 
Non-governmental organization Date   Document
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)  13 February 2013 pdf-icon Lessons learned for enhancing integration of the gender dimension in adaptation planning processess

Views on issues related to modalities and procedures for alternative approaches to addressing the risk of non-permanence under the clean development mechanism (CDM), in accordance with decision 2/CMP.7, paragraph 7
(FCCC/SBSTA/2012/5, paragraph 111)
25 March 2013

Non-governmental organization  Date Document 
The Gaia Foundation, Third World Network (TWN) and EcoNexus    25 March 2013  pdf-icon UNFCCC Submission on issues related to modalities and procedures for Alternative approaches to addressing the risk of non-permanence under the clean development mechanism.
Views on matters referred to in decision 1/CP.18, paragraphs 34 and 35:  relating to coordination of support for  the implementation of REDD+ activities.
(pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 36)
Deadline 25 March 2013
Non-governmental organizations  Date Document 
Climate Action Network International (CAN-I)  25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission to SBI/SBSTA on REDD+ Institutions

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), Rainforest Alliance (RA), Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC),National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

24 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission to the UNFCCC: Paragraph 36 of the Doha LCA Outcome (FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1)
 International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)  23 March 2013   pdf-icon Submission by IETA
Long-term finance (COP) - Views from Parties on long-term finance
(FCCC/CP/2012/L.15, paragraph 5)
Non-governmental organization Date  Document 
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)  22 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by WEDO 

Ready for some Climate Change News?

Visit the
NEWSROOM