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Please note that NGO and IGO submission webpages are newly streamlined and categorized by the negotiating body considering the submissions in order to enhance Parties' accessibility to the information. Consequently, this page is no longer updated but will remain available as an archive for submissions before 2013.  The new webpage that lists observer submissions from 2013 onwards can be found here.

For submissions by Parties, please follow this link.

2013

For submissions received regarding long-term finance, please follow the link below.
http://unfccc.int/cooperation_support/financial_mechanism/long-term_finance/items/6972.php

Emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport
The SBSTA invited the secretariats of ICAO and IMO to continue to report, at future sessions of the SBSTA, on relevant work on this issue.

For mandate, see FCCC/SBSTA/2012/5, paragraph 96

Research and systematic observation
Update on developments in research activities relevant to the needs of the Convention; and information from Parties and regional and international research programmes and organizations active in climate change research on the technical and scientific aspects of emissions by sources, removals by sinks, and reservoirs of all greenhouse gases, including emissions and removals from terrestrial ecosystems such as steppe, savannah, tundra and peatlands, with a view to identifying and quantifying the impact of human activities, for consideration as a theme for the next research dialogue (SBSTA 38)

Submissions from non-admitted organizations

For mandates see FCCC/SBSTA/2007/4, paragraph 47(a-f) and FCCC/SBSTA/2012/5, paragraph 52

General guidelines for domestic measurement, reporting and verification of domestically supported nationally appropriate mitigation actions by developing country Parties

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2012/l.24, paragraph 3

Views on possible changes to the modalities and procedures of the clean development mechanism

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision 5/CMP.8, paragraph 10

Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the matters referred to in paragraphs 44–46 of document FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1, including information, experience and good practice relevant to the design and operation of various approaches (Framework for various approaches)

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 48

Views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on the matters referred to in paragraphs 50–51 of document FCCC/CP/2012/L.14/Rev.1, including information, experience and good practice relevant to the design and operation of the mechanism referred to in paragraph 50 (New market-based mechanism)

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 52

Further views from Parties and admitted observer organizations on how the joint implementation guidelines and other decisions of the CMP pertaining to joint implementation should be revised.

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision 6/CMP.8, paragraph 12

Guidelines for the formulation of national adaptation plans (SBI)
Information from Parties and relevant organizations on their experiences with the application of guidelines for the national adaptation plan process for least developed countries.

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision 5/CP.17, paragraph 7

2012

Views and information from Parties and relevant organizations and other stakeholders, taking into account the outcomes of the implementation of the work programme on loss and damage prior to the submission, on the possible elements to be included in the recommendations on loss and damage in accordance with decision 1/CP.16

For mandate see Decision 7/CP.17, paragraph 9

Views on issues related to a more comprehensive accounting of anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks from LULUCF, including through a more inclusive activity-based approach or a land-based approach, as referred to in decision 2/CMP.7, paragraph 5

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2012/2, paragraph 118

Views from Parties and relevant organizations on potential future areas of work of the Nairobi work programme (Decision 6/CP.17, paragraph 2)

For mandate see FCCC/CP/2011/9/Add.2

Views on issues related to modalities and procedures for possible additional LULUCF activities under the CDM in accordance with decision 2/CMP.7, paragraph 6

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2012/2, paragraph 117

Views on issues related to modalities and procedures for alternative approaches to addressing the risk of non-permanence under the clean development mechanism (CDM), in accordance with decision 2/CMP.7, paragraph 7

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2012/2, paragraph 116

Additional inputs provided by observers in response to the invitation by the pdf-icon ADP Co-Chairs (25 June)

Guidance on the implementation of Article 6 of the Kyoto Protocol: Revision of the joint implementation guidelines, taking into account the experience of implementing the mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol, including national guidelines, and the recommendations on the first review of the joint implementation guidelines in accordance with decision 9/CMP.1, paragraph 8 (CMP).

For mandate see FCCC/KP/CMP/2011/L.7, paragraph 14

Update on developments in research activities relevant to the needs of the Convention, including on the long-term global goal; and information on technical and scientific aspects of emissions and removals of all greenhouse gases from coastal and marine ecosystems.

Submission by non-admitted organizations

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2011/5, paragraphs 40 and 43

Matters related to systematic observation.

For mandates see FCCC/SBSTA/2010/13, paragraphs 45, 50, 52 and 53

For mandates see FCCC/SBSTA/2011/5, paragraphs 45-46

Views on possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of the Convention.

For mandate see FCCC/SBI/2011/L.6, paragraph 2

Enhanced action on mitigation, Policy approaches and positive incentives on issues relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (AWG-LCA).

For mandate see Decision 2/CP.17, paragraph 69

Views on issues relating to agriculture under the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice.

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision [-/CP.17], paragraph 75 (398 kB)

Enhanced action on mitigation. Various approaches. Views on the new market-based mechanism.

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision [-/CP.17], (398 kB) paragraph 85

Enhanced action on mitigation. Various approaches. Views on a framework for various approaches.

For mandate see pdf-icon Decision [-/CP.17], (398 kB) paragraph 81

Views on issues identified in decision 1/CP.16, para. 72 and appendix II.

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2011/L.25, paragraph 5

Views by Parties and observer organizations on options and ways for further increasing the level of ambition.

For mandate see FCCC/CP/2011/L.10, paragraph 8

Financial arrangements for the formulation and implementation of national adaptation plans:

Information on how organizations and agencies have responded to the invitation to support the NAP process in the LDCs and consider establishing support programmes

For mandate see decision 5/CP.17, paragraph 23

Information by the GEF, as an operating entity of the financial mechanism for the operation of the LDCF, on how they could enable activities undertaken as part of the NAP process in the LDCs

For mandate see decision 5/CP.17, paragraph 25

Information on support to the NAP process in the LDCs

For mandate see decision 5/CP.17, paragraph 24

2011

FOR SUBMISSIONS BY PARTIES PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK

http://unfccc.int/documentation/submissions_from_parties_in_2011/items/5900.php

Review of the Adaptation Fund

For mandate see FCCC/KP/CMP/2011/MISC.1

Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Proposals for upcoming activities under the Nairobi work programme, taking into consideration the information included in the annex to document FCCC/SBSTA/2011/L.13.

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2011/L.13

Submissions to the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention: Ideas and proposals on the elements of paragraph 1 of the Bali Action Plan.

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/3, paragraph 23

Views on a range of methodological issues for activities relating to REDD-plus.

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2011/2, paragraph 31

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.

For mandate see FCCC/SBI/2011/L.7

Views from relevant organizations on the following matters:

(a) The process to enable least developed country Parties to formulate and implement national adaptation plans, building upon their experience in preparing and implementing NAPAs;

(b) The modalities and guidelines for least developed country Parties and other developing country Parties to employ the modalities formulated to support national adaptation plans.

For mandate see FCCC/SBI/2011/L.16, paragraph 7

Information relevant to emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport.

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2010/13, paragraph 64

Update on developments in research activities relevant to the needs of the Convention.

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2010/6, paragraph 47

Information and views relating to modalities for the operationalization of the work programme and a possible forum on response measures.

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2010/L.7, paragraphs 93 and 94

Views on appeals against CDM Executive Board decisions.

For mandate see FCCC/CMP/2010/L.8, paragraphs 18 and 19

Views on the issue of materiality under the clean development mechanism.

For mandate see FCCC/KP/CMP/2010/12/Add.2 - Decision 3/CMP.6, paragraphs 30 and 31

Views on the Cancun Agreements

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/3

Views on carbon dioxide capture and storage in geological formations as clean development mechanism project activities.

For mandate see FCCC/KP/CMP/2010/12/Add.2, Decision 7/CMP.6, paragraph 4

Further views and relevant information on progress made and gaps as well as views on new activities that may be needed to achieve the objective and expected outcomes of the Nairobi work programme.

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2010/L.20, paragraph 5

Views and information on elements to be included in the work programme on loss and damage.

For mandate see FCCC/SBI/2011/MISC.1

Views on the composition of, and modalities and procedures for, the Adaptation Committee, including linkages with other relevant institutional arrangements.

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2011/MISC.1

Views on the elaboration of market-based and non-market-based mechanisms and the evaluation of various approaches in enhancing the cost-effectiveness of, and promoting, mitigation actions.

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2011/MISC.5

2010

Ideas and proposals on the elements of paragraph 1 of the Bali Action Plan

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/3, paragraph 23

Information and views that may be relevant to the completion of the intermediate review of the amended New Delhi work programme, including information on best practices and lessons learned from its implementation and on remaining barriers to the effective implementation of Article 6 of the Convention

For mandate see FCCC/SBI/2010/10, paragraph 67

Arrangements for Intergovernmental Meetings - Ways to enhance the engagement of observer organizations

  • pdf-icon South Centre (submitted 16 August 2010)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) pdf-icon Letter and pdf-icon Report (submitted 16 August 2010)

For mandate see FCCC/SBI/2010/10, paragraph 167

Information on the preparation and implementation of national adaptation programmes of action, including on accessing funds from the Least Developed Countries Fund.

For mandage see FCCC/CP/2008/7/Add.1, decision 5/CP.14, paragraph 4

Ideas and proposals on the elements of paragraph 1 of the Bali Action Plan.

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/3, paragraph 23

Adaptation fund under the Kyoto Protocol

For mandate see FCCC/SBI/2009/8, paragraph 37

2008-2009

Ideas and proposals on the elements of paragraph 1 of the Bali Action Plan.

For mandate see FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/3, paragraph 23

Views on issues relating to indigenous people and local communities  for the development and application of methodologies.

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2008/13, para.45

Improvements to emissions trading and the project based mechanisms

For mandate see FCCC/KP/AWG/2008/L.19, paragraph 7 (c)

Information, views and proposals on paragraph 1 of the Bali Action Plan.

For mandate see FCCC/CP/2007/6/Add.1, decision 1/CP.13 and FCCC/AWGLCA/2008/3, paragraph 23

The latest AWG-LCA submissions by Parties are currently available here.

Preparations for the second review of the Kyoto Protocol pursuant to its Article 9

For mandate see FCCC/KP/CMP/2007/9/Add.1, decision 4/CMP.3, para 6

For submissions by Parties, please see FCCC/SBI/2008/MISC.2 Means to achieve mitigation objectives of Annex I Parties

For mandate see FCCC/KP/AWG/2007/2 (paragraph 24)

2007
A. Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

For mandate see FCCC/SBSTA/2006/11 (paragraph 46)

2006
A. Reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries

For mandate see FCCC/CP/2005/5 (paragraph 81)

Submissions from Parties are contained in miscellaneous document FCCC/SBSTA/2006/MISC.5.

Submissions received:

* The co-sponsors of the GTOS are: FAO, UNEP, UNESCO, WMO and ICSU.