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SBI - SBI 39
11 - 16 Nov 2013



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Status report on consideration of agenda items at SBI 39.

SBI agenda item Status
1 Opening of the session Session opened
2 Organizational matters Organizational matters presented
2(a) Adoption of the agenda Agenda adopted with item 4b held in abeyance
2(b) Organization of the work of the session

Organization of work agreed

 

2(c) Election of officers other than the Chair

Officers elected:

Mr. Ilhomjon Rajabov (Tajikistan) as Vice-Chair of the SBI

Ms. Mabafokeng F. Mahahabisa (Lesotho) as Rapporteur of the SBI

More information on elections here.

2(d) Election of replacement officers n/a  
3 National communications and greenhouse gas inventory data from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention
3(a) Sixth national communications from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

Conslusions adopted as presented and draft decisions forwarded to COP/CMP as presented.

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.7

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.7/Add.1

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.7/Add.2

Secretariat contact: Ms. Ruta Bubniene, +48-885823385

3(b) Report on national greenhouse gas inventory data from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention for the period 1990-2011 SBI took note of the report
3(c) Annual compilation and accounting report for Annex B Parties under the Kyoto Protocol for 2013

Draft conclusions forwarded to CMP as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.3 

Secretariat contact: Mr. Jean-François Halleux, +48-885823360

4 National communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention
4(a) Work of the Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

Draft conclusions adopted as presented and draft COP decision and conclusion forwarded as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.24

FCCC/SBI/3013/L.24/Add.1

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.24/Add.2

Secretariat contact: Mr. Jigme, +48-885 823 186

4(b) Information contained in national communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention Item held in abeyance
4(c) Provision of financial and technical support

Conslusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.5

Secretariat contact: Mr. Jigme, +48-885 823 186

5 Nationally appropriate mitigation actions by developing country Parties
5(a) Composition, modalities and procedures of the team of technical experts under international consultations and analysis

Draft COP decision forwarded as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.23

Secretariat contact: Mr. Jigme, +48-885 823 186

5(b) Work programme to further the understanding of the diversity of nationally appropriate mitigation actions

Conslusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.8

Secretariat contact: Mr. Claudio Forner, +48-885823350

6 Coordination of support for the implementation of activities in relation to mitigation actions in the forest sector by developing countries, including institutional arrangements

Item further consulted upon jointly by the SBI and SBSTA Chairs - Update on negotiations here.

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SB/2013/L.5

Secretariat contact: Ms. Jenny Wong, +48-885823382

7 Matters relating to the mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol
7(a) Review of the modalities and procedures of the clean development mechanism

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.9

Secretariat contact: Mr. Motoharu Yamazaki, +48-885823405

7(b) Review of the joint implementation guidelines

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.11

Secretariat contact: Mr. Conor Barry, +48-885823415

7(c) Modalities for expediting the continued issuance, transfer and acquisition of joint implementation emission reduction units

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.12

Secretariat contact: Mr. Vlad Trusca, +48-885823412

7(d) Modalities for expediting the establishment of eligibility for Parties included in Annex I to the Convention with commitments for the second commitment period whose eligibility has not yet been established

Conclusions adopted as presented and draft CMP decision forwarded as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.14

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.14/Add.1

Secretariat contact: Mr. Conor Barry, +48-885823415

7(e) Procedures, mechanisms and institutional arrangements for appeals against decisions of the Executive Board of the clean development mechanism Item deferred to SBI 40
7(f) Report of the administrator of the international transaction log under the Kyoto Protocol

SBI took note of the report and agreed to continue its consideration of the matter referred to in paragraph 58(b) and (c) of the 2012 report at its 40th session. The SBI requested the ITL administrator and the security working group under the registry system administrators (RSA) forum to further elaborate on options for, and a roadmap to, information security implementation in registry systems, for consideration by SBI 40.

Secretariat contact: Ms. Claribelle Poujol, +48-885823303

8 Report of the Adaptation Committee

Draft decision forwarded to the COP as presented

FCCC/SB/2013/L.2

Secretariat contact: Ms. Annett Moehner, +48-885823496

9 Matters relating to the least developed countries

Conslusions adopted as amended (will be reflected in the report)

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.2

Secretariat contact: Mr. Paul Desanker +48-885823485

10 National adaptation plans

Conclusions adopted as presented and draft COP decision forwarded as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.10

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.10/Add.1

Secretariat contact: Mr. Paul Desanker +48-885823485

11 Approaches to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries that are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change to enhance adaptive capacity

The COP President requested the support from Ministers Molewa and Ek to continue consultations, The outcome of these consultations was presented to the COP, which adopted, as amended in plenary, the draft decision contained in FCCC/CP/2013/L.15.

Conclusions adotped as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.15

Secretariat contact: Ms. Xianfu Lu, +48-885823491

12 Matters relating to finance
12(a) Adaptation Fund under the Kyoto Protocol

Draft decision forwarded to CMP as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.6

Secretariat contact: Mr. Alejandro Kilpatrick, +48-885823273

12(b) Other matters

SBI took note of the work being carried out by the SCF pertaining to the fifth review of the financial mechanism

Secretariat contact: Mr. Alejandro Kilpatrick, +48-885823273

13 Development and transfer of technologies and implementation of the Technology Mechanism
13(a) Joint annual report of the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network

The SBI Chair informed the President of the COP and CMP that the SBI was unable to reach agreement on its consideration of the joint annual report of the TEC and CTCN. The COP requested the SBI and the SBSTA to continue consideration of this sub-item at their 40th session.

Secretariat contact: Mr.Bert van der Plas,  +48-885823291

13(b) Report on modalities and procedures of the Climate Technology Centre and Network and its Advisory Board

Conclusions adopted as presented and draft COP decision forwarded as presented

FCCC/SB/2013/L.3

FCCC/SB/2013/L.3/Add.1

Secretariat contact: Ms. Ariesta Ningrum,  +48-885823284

13(c) Poznan strategic programme on technology transfer

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.4

Secretariat contact: Ms. Ariesta Ningrum,  +48-885823284

14 Capacity-building
14(a) Capacity-building under the Convention

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.19

Secretariat contact: Ms. Alla Metelitsa,  +48-885823283

14(b) Capacity-building under the Kyoto Protocol

Draft conclusion adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.18/Rev.1

Secretariat contact: Ms. Alla Metelitsa,  +48-885823283

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

The President stated that he had requested Ms. Diann Black Lane of Antigua and Barbuda to continue further consultations with Parties on the issue. As no agreement could be reached, the COP requested the SBI and the SBSTA to continue consideration of this sub-item at their 40th sessions.

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SB/2013/L.4

Secretariat contact: Mr. Festus Luboyera,  +48-885823492

15(b) Matters relating to Article 3, paragraph 14, of the Kyoto Protocol

SBI agreed to continue consultations on how to take up this matter at its next session

Secretariat contact: Mr. Festus Luboyera,  +48-885823492

15(c) Progress on the implementation of decision 1/CP.10

SBI agreed to continue consultations on how to take up this matter at its next session

Secretariat contact: Mr. Festus Luboyera,  +48-885823492

16 The 2013–2015 review

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SB/2013/L.1

Secretariat contact: Mr. Florin Vladu,  +48-885823504

17 Parties included in Annex I to the Convention whose special circumstances are recognized by the Conference of the Parties

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.17

A representative of one Party made a statement to be reflected in the report.

Secretariat contact: Ms. Alla Metelitsa,  +48-885823283

18 Administrative, financial and institutional matters
18(a) Budget performance for the biennium 2012-2013

Draft COP decision forwarded as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.20

Secretariat contact: Mr. Bruce Neese,  +48-885823509

18(b) Programme budget for the biennium 2014–2015

Item to be further consulted upon by the President, assisted by Mr. Tosi Mpanu Mpanu

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.22

Secretariat contact: Mr. Bruce Neese,  +48-885823509

Spin-off group established for the consideration of the ITL budget to be facilitated by Mr. Karsten Karschunke (Germany) concluded its consideration. Outcome will be reflected in the conclusions.

Secretariat contact: Ms. Claribelle Poujol, +48-885823303

18(c) Privileges and immunities for individuals serving on constituted bodies established under the Kyoto Protocol Item deferred to SBI 40
19 Other matters

- Summary report on the Dialogue of Article 6 of the Convention

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.21

Secretariat contact: Ms. Alla Metelitsa,  +48-885823283

- Item referred by the COP: Gender and Climate Change

Conclusions adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.16

Secretariat contact: Ms. Fleur Newman,  +48-885823227

- Item referred by the CMP: Date of the completion of the expert review process under Article 8 of the Kyoto Protocol for the first commitment period

Conclusions adopted as presented

 FCCC/SBI/2013/L.13

Secretariat contact: Ms. Maria Socorro Manguiat,  +48-885823311

20 Report on the session

Draft report adopted as presented

FCCC/SBI/2013/L.1