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6 - 15 Nov 2017


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FCCC/SBSTA/2017/525 Aug 2017official documentPublishedEN SP FR CH AR RU
Provisional agenda and annotations. Note by the Executive Secretary

SBSTA Chair's corner

Information on a joint statement plenary

To respond to continued requests and support from Parties to improve time management at sessions and as encouraged by SBI 46 (see FCCC/SBI/2017/7, para. 114), a  joint plenary meeting of the SBSTA and the SBI is planned for the afternoon of Tuesday, 14 November, upon completion of the SB opening plenaries, to hear statements from Parties and observer organizations. We would like to encourage Parties and observer organizations to deliver concise statements, with a requested time limit of three minutes for statements made on behalf of a group of Parties, and of two minutes for statements by Parties and observer organizations. To enhance the transparency and accessibility of statements and to facilitate the work of the interpreters, we would like to invite Parties to upload their full statements on the submission portal as soon as possible and at the latest by the opening of the session. Observer organizations are encouraged to send their statements to the secretariat by email to
We thank Parties for their continued support in this matter and remain yours sincerely,

Mr. Carlos Fuller (SBSTA Chair) and Mr. Tomasz Chruszczow (SBI Chair)

Pre-session and in-session events

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement Round-table Discussions amongst Parties
Art. 6.4 - 4 Nov., 10.00-13.00
Art. 6.2 - 5 Nov., 08.00-11.00 Art. 6.8 - 5 Nov., 14.00-17.00

Pre-sessional workshop on modalities, work programme and functions under the Paris Agreement of the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures
4 Nov., 14.00-18.00
5 Nov., 11.00-14.00 and 17.00-19.00

Special event International aviation and maritime transport
7 Nov., 13.15-14.45

11th NWP Focal Point Forum on human settlements and adaptation
8 Nov., 18.00-20.30

Technology Mechanism side event
8 Nov., 18:30-20:00

Work under the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage
Financial instruments and tools to address the risks slow onset events
9 November 13:15-14:45

NWP side event on the Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative 
9 Nov., 18.30-20.00

Technology Action Plan side event
11 Nov., 13.15-14.45 

WMO/GCOS side event
Integrated observations for mitigation and adaptation & Practical support to Parties
8 November 13.15-14.45


Parties are invited to use the portal to upload their views on the following issues:

Item 3 Nairobi Work Programme (by  20 Sept.)

Item 9 Response measures (by  30 Sept.)

Item 11 Article 6 of the PA 
(by  2 October)

Observers and other stakeholders
are invited to submit their views via email.