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Research dialogue

Decision 9/CP.11 (FCCC/CP/2005/5/Add.1) lay the foundation for the research dialogue and requested the SBSTA to regularly consider research needs and systematic observation relating to the Convention.

SBSTA 26 (FCCC/SBSTA/2007/4, paragraph 47) agreed to develop and maintain the research dialogue in the context of decision 9/CP.11. Relevant research programmes and organizations were invited to regularly inform the SBSTA of developments in research activities to support the needs of the Convention, including: emerging scientific findings, research planning activities, research priorities and gaps, research capacity building activities particularly in developing countries, regional climate change research networks and relevant communication issues.

Decision 16/CP.17 (FCCC/CP/2011/9/Add.2) urges Parties, in particular developing country Parties, and invites regional and international research programmes and organizations active in climate change research to utilize the research dialogue as a forum for discussing needs for research and capacity building and conveying research findings and lessons learnt.

Research Dialogue 7, SBSTA 42

Date: 4 June 2015, 15:00–18:00

Venue: Santiago de Chile (tbc), World Conference Center Bonn

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Previous meetings of the research dialogue (RD)
Sixth meeting
SBSTA 40, 7 June 2014

Fifth meeting
SBSTA 38, 4 June 2013

Fourth meeting
SBSTA 36, 19 May 2012

Third meeting
SBSTA 34, 2-3 June 2011

Second meeting
SBSTA 32, 3 June 2010

First meeting
SBSTA 30, 3 June 2009