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How to COP - a handbook for hosting United Nations climate change conferences

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Climate Action Now - Summary for Policymakers 2018

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Guide for Presiding Officers

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Climate Action Now - Summary for Policymakers 2017

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Publication - TP Economic diversification

Technical Paper - The concept of economic diversification
in the context of response measures

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Technical Paper - Guidance to assist developing country
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Just Transition of the Workforce, and the
Creation of Decent Work and Quality Jobs

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Momentum for Change Annual Report 2015

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Catalysing the Implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in the Context of the 2030 Agenda through South-South Cooperation

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Paris Agreement

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Climate Action Now - Summary for Policymakers 2016

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Technical paper on the value of carbon and transport

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Guidance for preparing a technology action plan

Guidance for preparing a technology action plan

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Technology and the UNFCCC

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Technology Executive Committee: 2016 performance and activities

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Guidance to assist developing country Parties to assess the impact of the implementation of response measures, including guidance on modelling tools Technical paper

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Climate Action Fair 2016

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2015 Lighthouse Activities

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2014 Lighthouse Activities

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2013 Lighthouse Activities

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2012 Lighthouse Activities – Urban Poor Pillar

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Momentum for Change Annual Report 2014

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What are the technology needs of developing countries?

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Welcome to the new way to share information on technology...

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TEC Brief #8

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TEC Brief #7

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TEC Brief #6

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TEC Brief #5

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TEC Brief #4

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TEC flyer on its work and achievements since 2011 (November 2015)

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Technology Mechanism Enhancing climate technology development and transfer

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TEC Brief – Results and success factors of TNAs

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TEC Brief Possible integration of the TNA process with NAMA and NAP processes

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TEC Brief Using roadmapping to facilitate the planning and implementation of technologies for mitigation and adaptation

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TEC flyer on the work in 2012 and key messages to COP 18

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Technical And Financial Support Under The Climate Change Convention for developing country Parties for preparation of their national communications and biennial update reports

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International Consultation & Analysis

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Climate Action Now Renewable Energy Supply and Accelerating Energy Efficiency Action in Urban Environments

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Synthesis Report On The Aggregate Effect Of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

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Handbook on Measurement, Reporting and Verification for Developing Country Parties

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Best practices and lessons learned in addressing adaptation in least developed countries, Volume 3

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Information paper on how the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans can be supported in least developed countries

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Regional synergy in addressing adaptation through the national adaptation programmes of action and the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans in the least developed countries

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Strengthening gender considerations in adaptation planning and implementation in the least developed countries

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Summary for Policy Makers

The Summary for Policy Makers

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Measurements for Estimation of Carbon Stocks in Afforestation and Reforestation Project Activities under the Clean Development Mechanism

Measurements for Estimation of Carbon Stocks in Afforestation and Reforestation Project Activities under the Clean Development Mechanism

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Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board - Annual report 2014

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Afforestation and Reforestation Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism

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Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board - Annual report 2013

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Momentum for Change annual report 2012

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Clean Development Mechanism - CDM in Africa - Finance and Support

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Youth in action on climate change - inspirations from around the world

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National adaptation plans - Technical guidelines for the national adaptation plan process

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The national adaptation plan process - A brief overview

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Least Developed Countries Expert Group - Best practices and lessons learned - volume 2

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Clean Development Mechanism - Executive Board - Annual Report 2012

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Nairobi work programme Private Sector Initiative leaflet

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Assessing climate change impacts and vulnerability, making informed adaptation decisions.
Highlights of the contribution of the Nairobi work programme

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Assessing the costs and benefits of adaptation options, an overview of approaches

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Technology Executive Committee flyer

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Nairobi work programme Community Radio leaflet

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Clean Development Mechanism - CDM and Women

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Clean Development Mechanism - Benefits of the Clean Development Mechanism 2012

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The Rio Conventions - Action on Adaptation

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The Rio Conventions - Action on Forests

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The Rio Conventions - Action on Gender

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Least Developed Countries Expert Group - Best Practices and Lessons Learned

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Clean Developement Mechanism - Catalogue Of Decisions

Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board - Catalogue Of Decisions

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Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board - Annual Report 2011

Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board - Annual Report 2011

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The contribution of the Clean Development Mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol to Technology Transfer

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Benefits of the Clean Development Mechanism 2011

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Climate Change and freshwater resources. A synthesis of adaptation actions undertaken by Nairobi work programme partner organizations

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The least developed countries. Reducing vulnerability to climate change, climate variability and extremes, land degradation and loss of biodiversity: Environmental and developmental challenges and opportunities.

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Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board - Annual Report 2010

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Action on the ground: A synthesis of activities in the areas of education, training and awareness-raising for adaptation

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Adaptation Assessment, Planning and Practice: An overview from the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

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National Economic, Environment and Development Study for Climate Change (NEEDS)- Initial Summary Report

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The Kyoto Protocol Mechanisms
International Emissions Trading, Clean Development Mechanisms, Joint Implementation

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Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board - Annual Report 2009

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Least developed countries Expert Group 2009: Support needed to fully implement national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs)

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Action Pledges: Making a difference on the ground. A synthesis of outcomes, good practices, lessons learned, and future challenges and opportunities

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Least developed countries step-by-step guide for implementing national adaptation programmes of action - 2009

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Least developed countries. National adaptation programmes of action: Overview of preparation, design of implementation strategies and submission of revised project lists and profiles.

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Least developed countries under the UNFCCC

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The Nairobi work programme - An overview

The Nairobi work programme - An overview / leaflet

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The nine work areas of the Nairobi work programme

The nine work areas of the Nairobi work programme

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Kyoto Protocol reference manual on accounting of emissions and assigned amount

Kyoto Protocol - reference manual on accounting of emissions and assigned amount

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Clean Development Mechanism 2008 in brief

Clean Development Mechanism 2008 in brief

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The Nairobi Work Programme, the second phase

The Nairobi Work Programme - the second phase

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UNFCCC resource guide for preparing the national communications of non-annex I parties - Module 1 : The Process of National Communications from Non-Annex I Parties

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UNFCCC resource guide for preparing the national communications of non-annex I parties - Module 2 : Vulnerability and Adaptation to climate change

UNFCCC resource guide for preparing the national communications of non-annex I parties - Module 2 : Vulnerability and Adaptation to climate change

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UNFCCC resource guide for preparing the national communications of non-annex I parties - Module 3 : National Greenhouse Gas Inventories

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UNFCCC resource guide for preparing the national communications of non-annex I parties - Module 4 : Measures to mitigate climate change

UNFCCC resource guide for preparing the national communications of non-annex I parties - Module 4 : Measures to mitigate climate change

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Background

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Uniting on climate 2007 - a guide to the Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol

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Caring for climate 2005

Caring for climate 2005 - a guide to the Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol

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Caring for climate 2003 - a guide to the Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol

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A guide to the climate change process - preliminary version

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Beginner's guide to the Convention (UNFCCC/UNEP)

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Climate change information kit (UNFCCC/UNEP)

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UNFCCC Handbook - reference document linking the Convention and the decisions through which it has been implemented

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(PDF) COP 1 -11 Decisions
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Negotiator's Handbook

Negotiator's Handbook - Multilateral Environmental Agreement (UNEP/University of Joensuu/Environment Canada)

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In-depth

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Forests - Climate Change, Biodiversity and Land Degradation - Joint Liaison Group of the Rio Conventions

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Adaptation - Under the Frameworks of the CBD, the UNCCD and the UNFCCC - Joint Liaison Group of the Rio Conventions

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Climate Change: Impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation in developing countries

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Investment and financial flows to address climate change

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Investment and financial flows to address climate change - An update 2008

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New The Kyoto Protocol Mechanisms - International emissions trading, Clean development mechanism, Joint implementation

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The Nairobi Work Programme - Update on the implementation of the Nairobi Work Programme

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The Nairobi Work Programme - this booklet provides organizations and Parties with a concise overview of the Nairobi work programme, including its aims, areas of work, and details of submissions. It also elaborates on the avenues available for getting involved.

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Expert Group on Technology Transfer: Five years of work - this booklet provides an overview of EGTT achievements over the last five years

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Innovative options for financing the development and transfer of technologies - this brochure is based on the latter technical paper and written in a user friendly language aiming at making this information available to a wider audience.

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Preparing and presenting proposals - a guidebook on preparing technology transfer projects for financing

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Technologies for adaptation to climate change - UNFCCC

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SOGE - proceedings from the seminar of governmental experts

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Reporting on climate change - user manual for the guidelines on national communications from non-Annex I Parties

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Key GHG data - greenhouse gas emissions data for 1990 - 2003

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Counting emissions and removals - greenhouse gas inventories under the UNFCCC

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Climate change: small island developing states

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Briefing for ministers - COP9 Ministers background information

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Compilation and synthesis Report

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Flyer

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CDM Bazaar - A market of opportunities

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