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SBSTA - SBSTA 41
1 - 6 Dec 2014



 

Status report on consideration of agenda items at SBSTA 41

  Please follow the links in the table below for further information on these items

All in-session documents are available here

SBSTA agenda item

Status

1 Opening of the session
Session opened.
2 Organizational matters  
(a) Adoption of the agenda Agenda adopted as presented.
(b)  Organization of the work of the session  Organization of work agreed.
(c) Election of officers other than the Chair 


Consultations conducted by Mr. Cheikh Ndiaye Sylla Secretariat contact: Ms. Nattley Williams, nwilliams@unfccc.int

3


Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate changes

www.unfccc.int/8036

 

Draft conclusions prepared

4

Report of the Adaptation Committee 

www.unfccc.int/6053 


pdf-icon Oral report by the Co-Chair of the Adaptation Committee (107 kB)

Draft conclusions prepared

 


Development and transfer of technologies and implementation of the Technology Mechanism: joint annual report of the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network

ttclear.unfccc.int 



pdf-icon Oral report by the Chair of the TEC (170 kB)
pdf-icon pdf-icon Oral report by the Chair of the Advisory Board of the CTCN (74 kB)

Draft conclusions prepared

 

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

www.unfccc.int/4123 

Deliberations concluded for this session.


Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts

www.unfccc.int/7545, www.unfccc.int/6056 




Agreement reached on the organization and governance of the Loss and Damage Executive Committee. For further updates see negotiations updates page

Draft conclusions prepared

                


Matters relating to science and review

 

(a) 


Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

www.unfccc.int/6990 

Draft conclusions prepared

(b) 


Research and systematic observation

www.unfccc.int/7482 
www.unfccc.int/3462 


Draft conclusions prepared

(c) 
The 2013–2015 review

www.unfccc.int/6998 www.unfccc.int/7521 


 

Draft conclusions prepared


Impact of the implementation of response measures
(a) Forum and work programme

www.unfccc.int/4908

Despite progress on a number of issues different views persist among Parties on institutional arrangements. SBI Chair consulting on President's behalf until end of Tuesday, 9 December. For further updates see negotiations updates page

FCCC/SB/2014/L.6/Rev.1

Secretariat contact: Ms. Festus Luboyera: fluboyera@unfccc.int

(b)

Matters relating to Article 2, paragraph 3, of the Kyoto Protocol

www.unfccc.int/4908



 

Deliberations concluded for this session.

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10  Methodological issues under the Convention
(a)
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

www.unfccc.int/7414

 

Upon request by the SBSTA Chair, the President agreed to extend the deadline for consultations until end of Tuesday 9 December. For further updates see negotiations updates page

Secretariat contact: Ms. Lisa Hanle: lhanle@unfccc.int

Draft conclusions prepared

(b) 
Methodologies for reporting financial information by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

www.unfccc.int/7414 

 

Draft conclusions prepared

(c)

Common metrics to calculate the carbon dioxide equivalence of greenhouse gases

www.unfccc.int/8245
www.unfccc.int/6737 

 

Deliberations concluded for this session.

(d)


Emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport 

www.unfccc.int/1057 

 

Draft conclusions prepared

11 

Methodological issues under the Kyoto Protocol


(a)

Implications of the implementation of decisions 2/CMP.7 to 4/CMP.7 and 1/CMP.8 on the previous decisions on methodological issues related to the Kyoto Protocol, including those relating to Articles 5, 7 and 8 of the Kyoto Protocol

www.unfccc.int/1029 

www.unfccc.int/7969

Annex I and II to document FCCC/SBSTA/2014/L.15 

The consultations under the guidance of the SBSTA Chair resulted in a text that contains only a few non-agreed (bracketed) provisions. The Presidency, upon the report of the SBSTA Chair, is considering steps to finalize text. For further updates see negotiations updates page.

Secretariat contact:    

Mr. Vitor Gois Ferreira, vgoisferreira@unfccc.int                    

Draft conclusions prepared


 

(b)


Clarification of the text in section G (Article 3, paragraph 7 ter) of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol, in particular the information to be used to determine the “average annual emissions for the first three years of the preceding commitment period”

FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/7

Annex to document FCCC/SBSTA/2014/L.18 

 

Draft conclusions prepared

(c)
Land use, land-use change and forestry under Article 3, paragraphs 3 and 4, of the Kyoto Protocol and under the clean development mechanism

www.unfccc.int/1084

 

Draft conclusions prepared

(d)


Implications of the inclusion of reforestation of lands with forest in exhaustion as afforestation and reforestation clean development mechanism project activities

www.unfccc.int/1084

Deliberations concluded for this session.

12  Market and non-market mechanisms under the Convention
(a)
Framework for various approaches

www.unfccc.int/7551


 

Deliberations concluded for this session.

(b) Non-market-based approaches

www.unfccc.int/7551

 

Deliberations concluded for this session.

(c) New market-based mechanism

www.unfccc.int/7551


 

Deliberations concluded for this session.

13 

Work programme on clarification of quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets of developed country Parties

www.unfccc.int/7884

 

Draft conclusions prepared

14  Reports on other activities   
(a) 


Annual report on the technical review of information reported under the Convention related to biennial reports and national communications by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

www.unfccc.int/1095 

SBSTA took note of the report.

 (b)


Annual report on the technical review of greenhouse gas inventories from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

www.unfccc.int/2762

SBSTA took note of the report.

 (c)

Annual report on the technical review of greenhouse gas inventories and other information reported by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention that are also Parties to the Kyoto Protocol under Article 7, paragraph 1, of the Kyoto Protocol

 www.unfccc.int/2762

SBSTA took note of the report.

15  Other matters   No other matters were raised.
16  Report on and closure of the session   Draft report prepared

      In-session events                 

2 December, 13.15-14.45
SBSTA-IPCC special event

2 December, 13.15-14.45
Joint event of TEC-CTCN

2 December, 15.00-18.00
Fourth meeting of the structured expert dialogue - part 1

3 December, 15.00-18.00
Fourth meeting of the structured expert dialogue - part 2

New! Observer corner (Inviting input from observers)

NGOs
(link leads to a landing page linking to constituencies)

IGOs and programmes
(link leads to a landing page linking to IGOs and programmes doing work under the SBSTA, e.g. research dialogue/SED partners)

UN bodies 
(link leads to a landing page linking to UN bodies doing work under the SBSTA)

Virtual Platform
(link leads to a page where observers can post information on how they suggest to concretely support the SBSTA and where discussion threads on S&T issues related to the SBSTA can take place)

Side events and exhibits

pdf-icon Meetings with SBSTA Chair

pdf-icon Young and Future Generations Day (234 kB)