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Information on experiences and views on needs for technical and institutional capacity-building and cooperation. Submissions from Parties.
At its twenty-ninth session, the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice invited Parties to submit to the secretariat, by 15 February 2009, information on their experiences and views, and to provide country-specific information where possible, on needs for technical and institutional capacity-building and cooperation in, inter alia, the implementation of methodologies for estimating and monitoring changes in forest cover and associated carbon stocks and greenhouse gas emissions, incremental changes due to sustainable management of forests, reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, national and subnational monitoring and reporting systems, and methodologies for forest inventories, ground-based and remote-sensing approaches. It requested the secretariat to compile these submissions for consideration at its thirtieth session (FCCC/SBSTA/2008/13, para. 44). The secretariat has received seven such submissions. In accordance with the procedure for miscellaneous documents, these submissions are contained in this document and reproduced in the language in which they were received and without formal editing
Item 5 of the provisional agenda
United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 10/03/2009