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Dialogue on long-term cooperative action to address climate change by enhancing implementation of the Convention
 


Mandate
 

The Conference of the Parties, at its eleventh session by its decision 1/CP.11, resolved to engage in a dialogue, without prejudice to any future negotiations, commitments, process, framework or mandate under the Convention, to exchange experiences and analyse strategic approaches for long-term cooperative action to address climate change that includes, inter alia, the following areas:

            (a)            Advancing development goals in a sustainable way
            (b)            Addressing action on adaptation
            (c)            Realizing the full potential of technology
            (d)            Realizing the full potential of market-based opportunities

(PDF) Full text of decision (85 kB)



Facilitators
 

The dialogue will be facilitated by two co-facilitators:

- Ms. Sandea DE WET (South Africa), Chief State Law Adviser, Department of Foreign Affairs, has been nominated by Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention.

- Mr. Howard BAMSEY (Australia), Deputy Secretary of the Australian Department of the Environment and Heritage and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Greenhouse Office, has been nominated by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention.



Process

 

The dialogue will be conducted under the guidance of the Conference of the Parties and will take place in up to four workshops, where possible pre-sessional workshops, open to all Parties, to be organized by the secretariat, subject to availability of resources.

Notification to Parties

(PDF) Information note (236 kB)

 
Contact:

secretariat@unfccc.int