• 07
    Apr
    2008
  • 10
    Apr
    2008
Expert meeting
NWP informal meeting on outcomes

Time:

01:00 - 00:59

Venue:

UNDP Regional Centre in Bangkok

City:

Bangkok

Country:

Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand
7-9 April 2008


Introduction and overview

The SBSTA requested the secretariat to organize, under the guidance of the Chair of the SBSTA, an informal meeting of representatives from Parties before its twenty-eighth session to consider the outcomes of the activities completed prior to this meeting.  The SBSTA further requested the secretariat to strive to engage experts and representatives of relevant organizations in the informal meeting.

 Agenda (141 kB)
Meeting report
 Background paper (443 kB)  on outcomes of completed activities under the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
 List of participants (194 kB)


Presentations

 Introduction and scope of the meeting

Presenter

Organization

Subject

Mr. Roberto Acosta

UNFCCC secretariat

 Overview of the approach taken to implement the Nairobi work programme, outcomes achieved so far, and potential next steps (325 kB)

Outcomes of mandated activities under the Nairobi work programme

Presenter

Party/ Organization

Subject

Mr. Mozaharul Alam

BCAS, Bangladesh

 Workshop on climate-related risks and extreme events (54 kB)

Ms. Pasha Carruthers

Cook Islands

Workshop on adaptation planning and practices (oral presentation)

Mr. Carlos Fuller

CCCCC, Belize

 Expert meeting on methods and tools and on data and observations (43 kB)

Ms. Beth Lavender

Canada

 Expert meeting on socio-economic information (40 kB)

Mr. William Kojo Agyemang-Bonsu

Ghana

 Expert meeting on technologies for adaptation (81 kB)

 Summary (103 kB) by the Chair of the discussions on the outcomes of mandated activities under the Nairobi work programme

Engagement of organizations, institutions, experts, communities and the private sector in the activities of the Nairobi work programme

Presenter

Organization

Subject

Mr. Michele Bernardi

FAO

 Engagement of FAO in the Nairobi work programme (2857 kB)

Ms. Rachel Berger

Practical Action

 Engaging in the Nairobi work programme - an NGO perspective (56 kB)

Mr. Glenn Dolcemascolo

UNEP

 UNEP and the Nairobi work programme (793 kB)

Mr. Julio Garcia 

UNISDR

 Disaster risk reduction, the Hyogo framework and adaptation to climate change (297 kB)

Mr. Buruhani Nyenzi

WMO

 Addressing adaptation  to climate variability and change(4172 kB)

 Summary (70 kB) by the Chair of the discussions on the engagement of organizations, institutions, experts, communities and the private sector in the activities of the Nairobi work programme
 Summary (68 kB) by the Chair of the discussions on next steps
Chair's  closing remarks (73 kB)


Background documentation

 Summary note (212 kB) of recommendations received in the workshops or expert meetings, already undertaken as mandated under the Nairobi work programme up to 31 March 2008, as well as relevant elements of the synthesis reports where workshops or expert meetings have not been mandated.
 Decision 2/CP.11 
Five-year programme of work of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
 SBSTA 25 conclusions
Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change
 SBSTA 27 conclusions
Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

Language:

English