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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
UNFCCC E-Newsletter
Edition #3, July 2006

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INSIDE THIS EDITION
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A. IN FOCUS
B. ANNOUNCEMENTS
C. UPCOMING EVENTS
D. LATEST NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
E. WORKING WITH UNFCCC
F. KYOTO SCOREBOARD

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A. IN FOCUS
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CC:iNet  - Supporting participation in climate change action worldwide
The United Nations Climate Change Secretariat is in the process of expanding the Climate Change Information Network - CC:iNet. It is the web-based clearing house developed by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Learn more about CC:iNet: http://unfccc.int/3747

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B. ANNOUNCEMENTS
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13 Jun 2006
New submissions of methodologies / Other methodological issues
http://cdm.unfccc.int/getNews?id=I_PQQK9W1J63O608HQRXMNXCZU4YT0V3

9 June 2006
Emission reductions from Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/files/press/news_room/press_releases_and_advisories/application/pdf/20060608_cdm_1_billion_tonnes-english.pdf

09 Jun 2006
CDM - the mark of 1 billion expected CERs is passed
http://cdm.unfccc.int/getNews?id=I_108JDWZY7X9GPSFEPRP6Y8KR62G6XO

06 Jun 2006
Report of the third meeting of the Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee
http://ji.unfccc.int/JI_News/issues/issues/I_KANQJSM06ELJDMF54RR239KRGVCLP3/viewnewsitem.html

26 May 2006
UN conference agrees agenda for negotiations on new emission reduction targets under the Kyoto Protocol
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/files/press/news_room/press_releases_and_advisories/application/pdf/20060526_final_26_may_press_release-english.pdf

16 May 2006
UN-sponsored efforts to combat climate change move to next level
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/files/press/news_room/press_releases_and_advisories/application/pdf/20060516_un-sponsored_effort_to_combat_cc-english.pdf

17 May 2006
Ad Hoc Working Group: opening statement by Richard Kinley, Officer-in-Charge, UNFCCC
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/files/meetings/sb24/application/pdf/20060517_rk_awg_opening_statement.pdf

15 May 2006
Dialogue: welcoming statement, by Richard Kinley, Officer-in-Charge UNFCCC
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/files/meetings/sb24/application/pdf/20060515_rk_opening_statement.pdf

15 May 2006
EB 24 - Report available
http://cdm.unfccc.int/getNews?id=I_GJOWO29BN5PM1VFHKGI41DIR9BAHAH

15 May 2006
Revised accreditation procedure for public comments
http://cdm.unfccc.int/getNews?id=I_XXC420OYUKX5U1750YHQCX7SJ3LS0A

5 May 2006
Find info on a CDM project activity -> CDM project search
http://cdm.unfccc.int/getNews?id=I_DIETXR0985ADELK9IJMLU6WQQZ3ZNN


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C. UPCOMING EVENTS
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19-21 Jul 2006
Bonn, Germany
Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism, Twenty Fifth Meeting

04-08 Sep 2006
Bonn, Germany
Third Meeting of the Compliance Committee

13-15 Sep 2006
Bonn, Germany
Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee, Fourth Meeting

25-26 Sep 2006
South Africa
Seventh meeting of the CGE

27-29 Sep 2006
Bonn, Germany
Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism, Twenty Sixth Meeting

01-03 Nov 2006
Nairobi, Kenya
Tenth meeting of the Expert Group on Technology Transfer

01-03 Nov 2006
To be confirmed
Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism, Twenty Seventh Meeting

02-03 Nov 2006
To be confirmed
Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee, Fifth Meeting

06-17 Nov 2006
Nairobi, Kenya
COP 12 and COP/MOP 2

13-15 Dec 2006
To be confirmed
Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism, Twenty Eighth Meeting


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D. LATEST NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
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27 Jun 2006
Ukraine
The second national communication on climate change to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/natc/ukrnc2r.pdf

25 May 2006
Latvia
Fourth national communication of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/natc/latnc4.pdf

18 May 2006
Fiji
Fiji's First national communication under the Framework Convention on Climate Change 2005.
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/natc/fjinc1.pdf

15 May 2006
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The UK's forth national communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/natc/uknc4.pdf

4 May 2006
New Zealand
New Zealand's fourth national communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Including the report on the global climate observing system and the report on demonstrable progress under the Kyoto Protocol.
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/natc/nzlnc4.pdf
 

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E. WORKING WITH UNFCCC
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1. VACANCIES

23 Jun-21 Jul 2006
Team Assistant (G-4), Financial Cooperation Unit
Financial and Technical Support Programme (FTS)
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/tools_xml/ie020.fts.pdf
 
16 Jun-14 Jul 2006
Manager (P5), Adaptation subprogramme
Adaptation, Technology and Science Programme (ATS)
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/tools_xml/ie06.019.pdf

15 Jun-13 Jul 2006
Re-advertisement - Programme Officer (P3), Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM)
Project Based Mechanisms Programme
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/tools_xml/ie06.017.pdf

15 Jun-13 Jul 2006
Public Information Officer (P3), Clean Development Mechanisms (CDM)
Project Based Mechanisms Programme
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/tools_xml/ie06.018.pdf

12 Jun-10 Jul 2006
Re-advertisement - Chief Human Resources Unit (P4)
Administrative Services
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/tools_xml/ie06.016.pdf

07 Jun-05 Jul 2006
Finance Assistant (G5), Financial Resources Management Unit
Administrative Services
(PDF) http://unfccc.int/tools_xml/ie06.015.pdf


2. PARTICIPATION

29 May 2006
Call for Meth Panel members
http://cdm.unfccc.int/getNews?id=I_ALH3VCTI58G8MFEALOIVZB2U3PLRR8


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F. KYOTO SCOREBOARD
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Kyoto Parties:  163
Annex I Party emissions: 61.6%
Registered CDM projects: 229
Issued CERs: 10,235,616 
Projected CERs (by 2012): 460,000,000


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