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Title
Synthesis report on the submissions from Parties of detailed views on the structure, outline and key elements, including the purpose and scope, of the review guidelines for greenhouse gas inventories for Parties included in Annex I to the Convention. Note by the secretariat.

Corporate Author
UNFCCC. Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA)

Electronic version available
English
130 kB

Abstract
This document contains a synthesis of Parties’ submissions on the structure, outline, key elements, including the purpose and scope of the review, timing and reporting, and content of the review guidelines for greenhouse gas inventories for Parties included in Annex I to the Convention. It considers all of the submissions received in response to the invitation of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at its thirty-ninth session, namely submissions from Greece and the European Commission on behalf of the European Union and its member States, Japan, New Zealand, Norway and the United States of America. The secretariat has prepared this document at the request of the SBSTA as an input to a technical workshop to be held from 8 to 10 April 2014 in Bonn, Germany.

Notes
Item 11(a) of the provisional agenda
Methodological issues under the Convention
Work programme on the revision of the guidelines for the review of biennial reports and national communications, including national inventory reviews, for developed country Parties
This document is available in English only

Document code
FCCC/SBSTA/2014/INF.3

Publisher
United Nations Office at Geneva
Place of Publication
Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication date
25/03/2014
Call number
Master copy

Meeting
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Fortieth session, 4–15 June 2014, Bonn, Germany

Keywords
Annex I Parties
greenhouse gases
reporting and emissions inventory review


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