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Title
Relevant programmes, activities and views on the issues relating to climate related risks and extreme events. Submissions from relevant organizations.

Corporate Author
UNFCCC. Secretariat
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Electronic version available
English
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Abstract
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), at its twenty-fifth session, invited relevant organizations to submit to the secretariat, by 23 February 2007, information on their relevant programmes, activities and views on the following issues:
(a) Experience with assessment and management of current and future climate related risks and impacts, including those related to extreme events and in specific sectors;
(b) Ability, gaps, needs, opportunities, barriers and constraints to predicting climate variability, impacts and extreme events across regions and hazards;
(c) Contribution of traditional knowledge to understanding and managing climate related risks;
(d) Implications for sustainable development in relation to sub-paragraphs 1 (a) to (c) above;
(e) Promoting understanding of impacts of, and vulnerability to, climate change.
The secretariat has received nine such submissions. In accordance with the procedure for miscellaneous documents, these submissions are attached and reproduced in the language in which they were received and without formal editing

Notes
Item 3 of the provisional agenda

Document code
FCCC/SBSTA/2007/MISC.5

Publisher
United Nations Office at Geneva
Place of Publication
Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication date
27/04/2007
Call number
Master copy

Meeting
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Twenty-sixth session, 7-18 May 2007, Bonn, Germany

Keywords
adaptation to climate change
climate impacts
FAO
intergovernmental organizations
Nairobi work programme
OECD
submissions
sustainable development
vulnerability
WMO


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