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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 (SBSTA)
Views from Parties on methodological guidance for non-market-based approaches related to the implementation of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70.
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/3, paragraph 40)
26 March 2014
Non-governmental organizations Date Document
Coordinating Body of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA)  27 March 2014  pdf-icon Redd+ más allá del carbono y del mercado: Integralidad del Redd+ Indígena Amazónico
 WWF 26 March 2014 pdf-icon Addressing methodological issues
of non-carbon benefits and non-market-based approaches in REDD+
Global Forest Coalition and Brighter Green 25 March 2014  pdf-icon Views by the Global Forest Coalition and Brighter Green on methodological guidance for non-market-based approaches related to the implementation of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70 

 

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 (SBSTA)
Views from Parties on the issues referred to in decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 40.
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/3, paragraph 48)
Deadline: 26 March 2014
Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
Coordinating Body of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA)  27 March 2014 pdf-icon Redd+ más allá del carbono y del mercado: Integralidad del Redd+ Indígena Amazónico 
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (AIPP) 26 March 2014 

pdf-icon Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (AIPP) Submission on methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits resulting from the implementation of REDD+ activities

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Forests of the World and non-admitted organizations (see below) 26 March 2014 pdf-icon Submission on Non-Carbon Benefits as an Imperative for the Sustainability of REDD+
 Tebtebba Foundation 26 March 2014 pdf-icon Submission on Providing Incentives and Addressing Methodological Issues Related to Non-Carbon Benefits (NCBs) Resulting from the Implementation of REDD-Plus
Activities

WWF 26 March 2014  pdf-icon Addressing methodological issues
of non-carbon benefits and non-market-based approaches in REDD+
Conservation International (CI), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Rainforest Alliance (RA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) 24 March 2014 pdf-icon Clarifying the Role of Non-Carbon Benefits in REDD+
Submissions from non-admitted organizations
 Organizations Date  Document
The REDD+ Safeguards Working Group, The Accra Caucus and members of the Indigenous Peoples' Caucus 27 March 2014  pdf-icon Submission by The REDD+ Safeguards Working Group, The Accra Caucus and members of the Indigenous Peoples' Caucus on the methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits resulting from the implementation of REDD+ activities
IBIS, CARE-Denmark, Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN), Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara (AMAN) 26 March 2014 See IWGIA, AIPP, Forests of the World link above

 

Land use, land-use change and forestry under Article 3, paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Kyoto Protocol and under the clean development mechanism (SBSTA)
Views on specific possible additional land use, land-use change and forestry activities and specific alternative approaches to addressing the risk of non-permanence under the clean development mechanism.
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/3, paragraph 143; FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.26, paragraph 4)
Deadline: 28 February 2014

Intergovernmental organization Date  Document 
 World Bank 28 February 2014
Non-governmental organization  Date  Document

Third World Network (TWN), The Gaia Foundation and Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EEA)

14 March 2014

pdf-icon UNFCCC submission on modalities and procedures for possible additional LULUCF activities under the CDM, and alternative approaches to addressing the risk of non-permanence under the CDM

 

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 for COP 19

pdf-icon WMO Key Messages in all UN languages

Research and systematic observation
SBSTA 37 invited the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to provide, at SBSTA 39, information on the outcome of the first session of the Intergovernmental Board on Climate Services, held in July 2013.
Mandate FCCC/SBSTA/2012/5, paragraph 44 and 45.
 Intergovernmental organization Date  Document 
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) 6 November 2013 pdf-icon WMO submission to SBSTA 39

SBSTA 33 invited the secretariat of the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) to report on progress made in the implementation of the 2010 updated GCOS implementation plan on a regular basis, at subsequent sessions of the SBSTA.
Mandate: FCCC/SBSTA/2010/13, paragraph 45.
Intergovernmental organizations Date  Document 
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) 5 November 2013 pdf-icon GCOS submission to SBSTA 39


Framework for various approaches
Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the role and technical design of the framework for various approaches
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.6, paragraph 4 (a) 
Deadline: 2 September 2013

 Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) 18 September 2013 pdf-icon IETA Response to UNFCCC: FVA/NMM
Project Developer Forum Ltd. (PD-Forum) and Climate Markets & Investment Association Limited (CMIA) 5 September 2013 
pdf-icon Submission to Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice
On the role and technical design of the Framework for Various
Approaches
 
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)  2 September 2013 pdf-icon CEPS Submission on FVA
 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) 2 September 2013  pdf-icon A Home for All: Architecture of a Future Framework for Various Approaches
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development 2 September 2013  pdf-icon Views on the Framework for Various Approaches 

New market-based mechanism
Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the role and technical design of the new market-based mechanism
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.8, paragraph 6 (a)) 
Deadline: 2 September 2013

Non-governmental organizations  Date Document 
Project Developer Forum Ltd. (PD-Forum) and Climate Markets & Investment Association Limited (CMIA) 5 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission to Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice on the role and technical design of the New Market Mechanism


Non-market-based approaches
Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the elements of the work programme for non-market-based approaches and examples of specific non-market-based approaches
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.7, paragraph 5 (a))
Deadline: 2 September 2013
Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
Project Developer Forum Ltd. (PD-Forum) and Climate Markets & Investment Association Limited (CMIA) 5 September 2013 pdf-icon Submission to Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice
On the role and technical design of the Non‐market‐based mechanism

Issues relating to agriculture
Views from Parties and relevant organizations on the current state of scientific knowledge on how to enhance the adaptation of agriculture to climate change impacts while promoting rural development, sustainable development and productivity of agricultural systems and food security in all countries, particularly in developing countries, taking into account the diversity of the agricultural systems and the differences in scale as well as possible adaptation co-benefits.
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.20, paragraph 2)
Deadline: 2 September 2013
Intergovernmental organizations Date  Document 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 11 September 2013-  pdf-icon FAO Submission on Agriculture for SBSTA 
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)  27 August 2013  pdf-icon SBSTA submission by COMESA on issues relating to agriculture
Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
Brighter Green, Inc.
Humane Society International (HSI) and World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
30 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission to SBSTA: Recommendations for Animal-Friendly and Sustainable Agriculture
Brighter Green, Inc. 3 September 2013 pdf-icon Submission by Brighter Green, Inc.
Sustainable Population Australia Inc. (SPA) 3 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission by SPA
Canadian Federation of Agriculture  2 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission by CFA
Climate Action Network - International (CAN-International)  2 September 2013   pdf-icon Submission to SBSTA: Addressing Agriculture in the UNFCCC
CropLife International   2 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission by CropLife International
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)  2 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission to UNFCCC: IFOAM’s views on the current state of scientific knowledge on how to enhance the adaptation of agriculture to climate change impacts while promoting rural development, sustainable development and productivity of agricultural systems.
Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions   2 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission by SACAU 
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (Centro Internacional de Agricultura) (CIAT) 29 August 2013 pdf-icon Submission by CIAT 
 Wetlands International 29 August 2013 pdf-icon Submission on behalf of Wetlands International concerning issues relating to agriculture (SBSTA)
Submissions from non-admitted organizations
Organization  Date  Document
World Farmers' Organisation 2 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission by WFO 


Land use, land-use change and forestry under Article 3, paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Kyoto Protocol and under the clean development mechanism
Views from Parties and relevant organizations on specific possible additional LULUCF activities under the CDM and specific alternative approaches to addressing the risk of non-permanence under the CDM
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.5, paragraph 5)
Deadline: 2 September 2013

Non-governmental organizations Date Document 
Wetlands International 29 August 2013  pdf-icon Concerning methodological issues under the Kyoto Protocol: Land use, land-use change and forestry under Article 3, paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Kyoto Protocol and under the clean development mechanism (SBSTA) 

Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
Views from Parties and relevant organizations on ways to enhance the relevance of, and to support the objective of, the work programme, taking into account paragraph 5 of the conclusions contained in document FCCC/SBSTA/2013.L9
(FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.9, paragraph 8)
Deadline: 2 September 2013
Intergovernmental organizations Date  Document 
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD),
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),
World Food Programme (WFP)
2 September 2013  pdf-icon Submission to the UNFCCC Secretariat on Nairobi Work Programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in response to the draft conclusions of the Thirty-eighth session of SBSTA held in Bonn, 3-14 June 2013 (FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L9)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  29 August 2013  pdf-icon Inputs to Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) on matters relating to the Nairobi Work Programme for its thirty-ninth session, in reference to the request made to relevant organizations in FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.9, paragraph 8, on “views on ways to enhance the relevance of, and to support the objective of, the work programme, taking into account paragraph 5 
Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
Stockholm International Water Institute 31 August 2013   pdf-icon Submission from the SIWI


Emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport
The SBSTA invited the secretariats of ICAO and IMO to continue to report, at future sessions of the SBSTA, on relevant work on this issue.
(FCCC/SBSTA/2012/5, paragraph 96)
Intergovernmental organization Date  Document 
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)   7 November 2013 pdf-icon Submission by ICAO (150 kB)
International Maritime Organization (IMO)  23 October 2013 pdf-icon Submission by IMO (240 kB)
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)    27 May 2013 pdf-icon Submission by ICAO
International Maritime Organization (IMO)  24 May 2013 pdf-icon Submission by IMO 

Research and systematic observation
Update on developments in research activities relevant to the needs of the Convention; and information from Parties and regional and international research programmes and organizations active in climate change research on the technical and scientific aspects of emissions by sources, removals by sinks, and reservoirs of all greenhouse gases, including emissions and removals from terrestrial ecosystems such as steppe, savannah, tundra and peatlands, with a view to identifying and quantifying the impact of human activities, for consideration as a theme for the next research dialogue (SBSTA 38)

(FCCC/SBSTA/2007/4, paragraph 47(a-f) and (FCCC/SBSTA/2012/5, paragraph 52)
Deadline: 25 March 2013

Intergovernmental organizations Date Document
United Nations University - International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change 22 April 2013

pdf-icon Submission by UNU - IHDP

World Meteorological Organization - World Climate Research Programme (WMO - WCRP) 22 April 2013 pdf-icon World Climate Research Programme: Scientific Foundation for Decision Making
United Nations Environment Programme - Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (UNEP - PROVIA) 18 April 2013 pdf-icon PROVIA suggested research priorities for the research/donor communities on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation to climate change
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) 11 April 2013  pdf-icon Submission by IAI
 Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
 START International, Inc.  12 April 2013 pdf-icon SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training
Submissions from non-admitted organizations
Organization Date  Document 
European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (EU FP7)  29 April 2013 pdf-icon Update on recent research activities of the EU 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development in the field of Climate Change 
Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) 24 April 2013 
DIVERSITAS
 22 April 2013  pdf-icon Submission by DIVERSITAS
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)  22 April 2013  pdf-icon Submission by IGBP


General guidelines for domestic measurement, reporting and verification of domestically supported nationally appropriate mitigation actions by developing country Parties
(FCCC/SBSTA/2012/l.24, paragraph 3)
Deadline 25 March 2013
 

Intergovernmental organization Date  Document 
Commission des forêts d'Afrique Centrale (COMIFAC) 25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by COMIFAC
 Non-governmental organization Date   Document
World Resources Institute (WRI) 8 April 2013  pdf-icon General, Voluntary, Guidelines for Domestic Measurement, Reporting and Verification
Submission from a non-admitted organization
 Organization Date  Document 
Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and Bridging the Gap (BtG) Initiative 26 March 2013  pdf-icon Bridging the Gap

 Views on in-session workshop on the 2013-2015 Review
(Invitation for submissions of views and reminder to select co-facilitators by a joint  pdf-icon message from the Chair of the SBSTA and the Chair of the SBI)
 Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
 Sustainable Population Australia 1 April 2013  pdf-icon Population Growth as a Variable
Climate Action Network International (CAN-I) 3 April 2013 pdf-icon CAN Submission on 2013- 2015 Review

Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the matters referred to in paragraphs 44–46 of document FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1, including information, experience and good practice relevant to the design and operation of various approaches (Framework for various approaches)
(pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 48)
Deadline 25 March 2013

Intergovernmental organizations Date  Document 
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 26 March 2013 pdf-icon Various approaches, including opportunities for using markets, to enhance the costeffectiveness
of, and to promote, mitigation actions, bearing in mind different
circumstances of developed and developing countries
World Bank  25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by the World Bank
Non-governmental organizations Date   Document
WWF  29 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by WWF 
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development  27 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Third World Network (TWN), Tebtebba Foundation and non-admitted organizations (see below) 26 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by IATP, IPS, TWN, Tebtebba Foundation and non-admitted organizations
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) 26 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by IGES 
Climate Markets & Investment Association (CMIA) and Project Developer Forum (PD-Forum) 22 March 2013 

pdf-icon Views on D. Various approaches, including opportunities for using markets

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) 25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by CEPS 
Designated Operational Entities and Independent Entities Association (D.I.A.) 25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by D.I.A.
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) 25 March 2013   pdf-icon Submission by EDF
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) 25 March 2013  pdf-icon The Framework for Various Approaches and New Market Mechanisms (FVA/NMM) in a post-Doha context: IETA's Perspective
Submission from a non-admitted organization
 Organizations Date  Document 
Asian Indigenous Women's Network, [earth], Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Friends of the Earth Malaysia, Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN) 26 March 2013 See IATP, IPS, TWN and Tebetebba Foundation link above
Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the matters referred to in paragraph 47 of document FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1, including information, experience and good practice relevant to the design and operation of various approaches (Non-market-based approaches)  
(pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 48)
25 March 2013
 Non-governmental organizations Date  Document 
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Third World Network (TWN) , Tebtebba Foundation and non-admitted organizations (see below) 26 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by IATP, IPS, TWN, Tebtebba Foundation and non-admitted organizations
Global Forest Coalition (GFC), Econexus and a non-admitted organization (see below)   22 March 2013 pdf-icon Non-market-based approaches to reducing deforestation and forest degradation 
Submissions from non-admitted organizations
 Organization  Date Document 
Asian Indigenous Women's Network, [earth], Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Friends of the Earth Malaysia, Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN)  26 March 2013 See IATP, IPS, TWN and Tebtebba link above 
ICCA Consortium  22 March 2013 See Global Forest Coalition and Econexus link above  

Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the matters referred to in paragraphs 50–51 of document FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1, including information, experience and good practice relevant to the design and operation of the mechanism referred to in paragraph 50 (New market-based mechanism)
(pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 52)
Deadline 25 March 2013

 Intergovernmental organization Date  Document 
 World Bank 25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by the World Bank
Non-governmental organizations Date  Document
WWF  29 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by WWF
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development 27 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
Global Forest Coalition (GFC), Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Third World Network (TWN), Tebtebba Foundation and non-admitted organizations (see below)  26 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by GFC, IATP, IPS, TWN, Tebtebba Foundation and non-admitted organizations
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)  26 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by IGES
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) 25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by CEPS
Climate Markets & Investment Association (CMIA) and Project Developer Forum (PD-Forum) 25 March 2013 pdf-icon CMIA and PD Forum joint submission to SBI in response to paras 48 and 52 of Decision –/CP.18 Agreed outcome, March 2013
Designated Operational Entities and Independent Entities Association (D.I.A.)  25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by D.O.A 
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)  25 March 2013 pdf-icon The Framework for Various Approaches and New Market Mechanisms (FVA/NMM) in a post-Doha context: IETA's Perspective 
Submission from a non-admitted organization
 Organization Date   Document
Asian Indigenous Women's Network, [earth], Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Friends of the Earth Malaysia, Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN) 26 March 2013 See GFC, IATP, IPS, TWN and Tebtebba Foundation 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) 25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by WEDO 
Submission from a non-admitted organization
Organization Date  Document 
European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) 25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by ETUC
Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations 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)
Deadline 10 September 2012
 Non-governmental organization  Date Document 
 The Gaia Foundation, Third World Network (TWN) and Econexus 25 March 2013  pdf-icon Submission by The Gaia Foundation, TWN and Econexus

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 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 
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 23 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by IETA

 

Work programme on clarification of quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets of developed country Parties
Views by all Parties on the work programme referred to in paragraph 8 of FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1

Additional information by developed country Parties for the clarification of their targets and associated assumptions and conditions as outlined in decision 2/CP.17, paragraph 5.

Invitation to developed country Parties to submit information on the progress made towards the formulation of their low-emission development strategies.
(FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1 paragraphs 10 and 11)
25 March 2013

 Non-governemental organization Date  Document 
 World Resources Institute (WRI)  25 March 2013 pdf-icon Submission by WRI