• 19
    Jun
    2012
  • 22
    Jun
    2012
Workshop
Workshop on the implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in least developed countries

Time:

01:00 - 00:59

Venue:

UN Campus Bonn "Langer Eugen"

City:

Bonn

Country:

Germany

The workshop on the implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in least developed countries was organized in response to a request by the Subsidiary Body for Implementation at its thirty-fourth session (FCCC/SBI/2011/7).

Venue: UN Campus Bonn "Langer Eugen"; Bonn, Germany
Date: 19-21 June 2012
 


Purpose and objectives

  • Share good practices, lessons learned and experiences in undertaking activities related to climate change education, training, public awareness, public participation, access to information and international cooperation on these matters;

  • Assess the status of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme in least developed countries and identify gaps and barriers to the implementation of the work programme;

  • Identify emerging needs and priorities of this group of countries, which could be included as possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of the Convention to be adopted by COP 18.

Information for Participants

Report of the workshop

DAY 1

UNFCCC

Mr. Moritz Weigel

Workshop objectives and methodologies (414 kB)

Session I - The work of national focal points for Article 6 of the Convention

Burkina Faso

Mr. Mahamadou Tiendrebeogo

Environmental education in Burkina Faso(1995 kB)

Uganda

Mr. Lawrence Aribo

Education, training and awareness raising(339 kB)

UNITAR

Ms. Sharon Oseku-Frainier

Initial lessons from UN CC:Learn pilot projects (522 kB)

Session II - Raising public awareness

Guinea-Bissau

Mr. Alexandre Cabral

Raising public awareness on climate change in Guinea-Bissau

Session III - Education and training

Sudan

Mr. Issam Ibrahim Warrag

The role of the Institute of Environmental Studies/University of Khartoum in addressing climate change (274 kB)

Myanmar

Mr. Hlaing Min Maung

Initiative of education and training activities on climate change (535 kB)

UNFCCC

Ms. Sarah Marchildon

The role of ecological literacy in the shift to a more sustainable future (1334 kB)

Session IV - Implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme

Parallel sessions of small working groups in French and English

DAY 2

Session V - Public participation in climate change policy decision-making and public access to information on climate change and climate change policies

Togo

Ms. Méry Yaou

Public participation in climate change policy decision-making and public access to information on climate change and climate change policies in Togo (116 kB)

Sierra Leone

Mr. Alpha Bockari

Sierra Leone and Article 6 (7943 kB)

Session VI - Integration of Article 6 related aspects in the development and implementation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action and National Adaptation Plans and reporting on Article 6 related activities in national communications

UNFCCC

Ms. Tiffany Hodgson

The NAPA and NAP processes and their linkages with Article 6 (105 kB)

United Republic of Tanzania

Mr. Richard Muyungi

Integrating education, training and public awareness in the implementation of NAPA in Tanzania (1064 kB)

Madagascar

Ms. Lantonirina Ratovonjanahary

Article 6 and NAPA in Madagascar (116 kB)

Session VII - Support to the implementation of Article 6 of the Convention in least developed countries

GEF Secretariat

Mr. Rawleston Moore

Education, training and public awareness through the Least Developed Country Fund (304 kB)

European Union

Mr. Tony Carritt

EU support for Article 6 activities in least developed countries (2210 kB)

UNICEF

Ms. Stephanie Hodge

Learning for Sustainable Development (2084 kB)

Session VIII - Development of possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of relevance to least developed countries

Parallel sessions of small working groups in French and English

DAY 3

Session IX - The climate change information network clearing house CC:iNet and the development of a network of national focal points for Article 6

UNFCCC

Mr. Moritz Weigel

CC:iNet - The climate change information network clearing house (156 kB)

Bangladesh

Mr. Ahsan Uddin Ahmed Sharmind Neelormi

Addressing Article 6 in Bangladesh (200 kB)

Session X - Summary of outcomes and recommendation on ways forward



More information on issues related to Article 6 of the Convention can be found here

Background information
Amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
English Français
Terms of reference for the review of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
English Français
Progress in, and ways to enhance, the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
English Français
SBI 36 draft conclusions on Article 6 of the Convention
FCCC/SBI/2012/L.26.

Documents relevant for the review of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme and the development of a successor work programme

Compilation of proposals from observer organizations on a draft decision on Article 6 of the Convention: here

Report on progress made in, and the effectiveness of, the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 of the Convention: FCCC/SBI/2012/3
Possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of the Convention: FCCC/SBI/2012/5
Views of Parties, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations on the review of the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme and on possible elements of a successor work programme on Article 6 of the Convention
FCCC/SBI/2012/MISC.4
Report of the Global Environment Facility to the Conference of the Parties. Note by the secretariat. Addendum.
FCCC/CP/2011/7/Add.2
Report on the further development of CC:iNet
FCCC/SBI/2012/4


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