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Report on the expert meeting to consider future needs, including capacity needs associated with possible approaches to address slow onset events. Note by the secretariat.
This report provides a summary of the expert meeting to consider future needs, including capacity needs associated with possible approaches to address slow onset events, held in Nadi, Fiji, from 12 to 14 September 2013. The discussions at the meeting focused on: needs relating to data, information and knowledge aspects of addressing slow onset events; needs relating to support, including finance, technology and capacity-building; and coordination needs at various levels in addressing slow onset events. This report also includes a summary of potential responses, to be undertaken by and outside of the UNFCCC, to some of the key needs regarding slow onset events discussed at the meeting
Item 11 of the provisional agenda
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
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United Nations Office at Geneva | Geneva (Switzerland) | 16/10/2013