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Title
Views on the issues referred to in decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 40. Submissions from Parties and admitted observer organizations.

Corporate Author
UNFCCC. Secretariat
Brazil
Brunei Darussalam
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
China
Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo
Equatorial Guinea
European Commission
European Union
Gabon
Greece
Indonesia
Japan
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Malasya
Myanmar
Philippines
Rwanda
Sao Tome and Principe
Singapore
Thailand
Tunisia
United States of America
Viet Nam

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Abstract
1. The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), at its thirty-eighth session, invited Parties and admitted observer organizations to submit to the secretariat, by 26 March 2014, their views on the issues referred to in decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 40. It requested the secretariat to compile the submissions into a miscellaneous document for consideration at SBSTA 40.
2. The secretariat has received 10 such submissions from Parties. In accordance with the procedure for miscellaneous documents, these submissions are attached and reproduced* in the languages in which they were received and without formal editing.
3. In line with established practice, the six submissions received from non-governmental organizations have been posted on the UNFCCC website.

Notes
Item 5 of the provisional agenda
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
This document is available in English/French only

Document code
FCCC/SBSTA/2014/MISC.4

Publisher
United Nations Office at Geneva
Place of Publication
Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication date
30/04/2014
Call number
Master copy

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

Keywords
afforestation
carbon emissions
deforestation
forest conservation
forest degradation
submissions