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SBSTA 38
3 Jun 2013 - 14 Jun 2013
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The thirty-eighth session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice took place from 3 to 14 June 2013 in Bonn, Germany.

All in-session documents are available here

Status report on consideration of agenda items at SBSTA 38

SBSTA agenda item

 

1

Opening of the session

Session opened.

2

Organizational matters

 

2(a)

Adoption of the agenda

Agenda adopted as proposed,

2(b)

Organization of the work of the session

Organization of work agreed.

2(c)

Election of officers other than the Chair

Consultations on the nominations for the SBSTA Vice Chair and Rapporteur agreed. Information available on the Elections and membership page

2(d)

 Election of replacement officers

See item 2(c)

3

Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.9

4

Methodological guidance for activities relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.12 and Add.1, Add.2 and Add.3

5

Coordination of support for the implementation of activities in relation to mitigation actions in the forest sector by developing countries, including institutional arrangements

This item will be considered at the next session.

6

Development and transfer of technologies and implementation of the Technology Mechanism

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.11

7

Research and systematic observation

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.2

8

Impact of the Implementation of response measures

 

8(a)

Forum and work programme

This item will be considered at the next session.

8(b)

Matters relating to Article 2, paragraph 3, of the Kyoto Protocol

See item 8(a)

9

Issues relating to agriculture

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.20

10

Methodological issues under the Convention

 

10(a)

Work programme on the revision of the guidelines for the review of biennial reports and national communications, including national inventory reviews, for developed country Parties

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.10

10(b)

General guidelines for domestic measurement, reporting and verification of domestically supported nationally appropriate mitigation actions by developing country Parties

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.19

10(c)

Revision of the UNFCCC reporting guidelines on annual inventories for Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.15

10(d)

Greenhouse gas data interface

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.4

10(e)

Emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.18

11

Methodological issues under the Kyoto Protocol

 

11(a)

Implications of the implementation of decisions 2/CMP.7 to 4/CMP.7 and 1/CMP.8 on the previous decisions on methodological issues related to the Kyoto Protocol, including those relating to Articles 5, 7 and 8 of the Kyoto Protocol

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.17

11(b)

Land use, land-use change and forestry under Article 3, paragraphs 3 and 4, of the Kyoto Protocol and under the clean development mechanism

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.5

11(c)

Implications of the inclusion of reforestation of lands with forest in exhaustion as afforestation and reforestation clean development mechanism project activities

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.14

12

Market and non-market mechanisms under the Convention

 

12(a)

Framework for various approaches

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.6

12(b)

Non-market-based approaches

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.7

12(c)

New market-based mechanism

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.8

13

The 2013–2015 review

This item will be considered at the next session.

14

Work programme on clarification of quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets of developed country Parties

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.13

15

Scientific, technical and socioeconomic aspects of mitigation of climate change

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.3

16

Cooperation with other international organizations

Draft conclusions prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.16

17

Other matters

No matters were raised.

18

Report on the session

Draft report prepared
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/L.1

in-session workshops and other mandated events

(Friday, 7 June)

Workshop on "Coordination of support for the implementation of activities in relation to mitigation actions in the forest sector by developing countries, including institutional arrangements"

 

(Thursday, 4 June)

Research dialogue
 

(Tuesday, 4 to Friday, 7 June)

3rd meeting of the forum on the impact of the implementation of response measures, including in-forum workshops and an expert meeting on areas (c), (d), (e) and (g) of the work programme on the impact of the implementation of response measures
 

(Wednesday, 5 June)

Workshop under the structured expert dialogue of the 2013-2015 Review
 

(Thursday, 6 June)

Event on quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets by developed country Parties