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SBI 40
4 Jun 2014 - 15 Jun 2014
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The fortieth session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation was held from 4 to 15 June 2014 in Bonn, Germany.

Opening statements by Parties and observers 

 All in-session documents are available here

Status report on consideration of agenda items at SBI 40

New! Follow the links in table below for information on items being considered at SBI 40.

SBI agenda item

Status

1

Opening of the session

Session opened

2

Organizational matters

Organizational matters presented

2(a)

Adoption of the agenda

Agenda adopted with item 4(a) held in abeyance

2(b)

Organization of the work of the session

Organization of work agreed

3

Reporting and review of Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

 

3(a)

Status of submission and review of sixth national communications and first biennial reports from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

www.unfccc.int/7742

www.unfccc.int/7550

SBI took note of the status of submission

3(b)

Revision of the "Guidelines for the preparation of national communications by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention, Part II: UNFCCC reporting guidelines on national communications

www.unfccc.int/1095

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

 3(c)

Date of the completion of the expert review process under Article 8 of the Kyoto Protocol for the first commitment period

Draft conclusions and draft CMP decision prepared (see in-session document page)

Presentation made by the secretariat at the first informal consultations

Presentation made by the secretariat in Warsaw

4

Reporting from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

 

4(a)

Information contained in national communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

Item held in abeyance.

4(b)

Provision of financial and technical support

www.unfccc.int/6921

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

Statement by the GEF

5

Work programme to further the understanding of the diversity of nationally appropriate mitigation actions

www.unfccc.int/7728

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

6

Matters relating to the mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol

 

6(a)

Review of the modalities and procedures of the clean development mechanism

www.unfccc.int/1673

cdm.unfccc.int 

No conclusions, sub-item will be considered further at SBI 41

6(b)

Review of the joint implementation guidelines

www.unfccc.int/1673

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page

6(c)

Synergy relating to accreditation under the mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol

www.unfccc.int/1673

Draft conclusions and draft CMP decision prepared (see in-session document page)

6(d)

Modalities for expediting the continued issuance, transfer and acquisition of joint implementation emission reduction units

www.unfccc.int/1673

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

6(e)

Procedures, mechanisms and institutional arrangements for appeals against decisions of the Executive Board of the clean development mechanism

cdm.unfccc.int 

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

6(f)

Matters relating to the administrator of the international transaction log under the Kyoto Protocol

www.unfccc.int/4065

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

7

Matters relating to the least developed countries

www.unfccc.int/7504

www.unfccc.int/7568

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

Statement by the LEG Chair

8

National adaptation plans

www.unfccc.int/7500

www.unfccc.int/7279

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

9

Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts

www.unfccc.int/7545

www.unfccc.int/6056

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

- List presented by the co-facilitators at the first informal consultations

- Additional information

- Summary of membership of bodies under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol

Compilation of elements from the 2nd informal consultations

New - Proposal by the Co-Chairs for the text to be annexed to the procedural conclusions from SB40

10

Second review of the Adaptation Fund

www.unfccc.int/3659

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

11

Development and transfer of technologies and implementation of the Technology Mechanism

 

11(a)

Joint annual report of the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network for 2013

www.unfccc.int/7000

Draft conclusions and draft COP decision prepared (see in-session document page)

11(b)

Poznan strategic programme on technology transfer

www.thegef.org/gef/TT_poznan_strategic_program

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page )

12

Capacity-building

www.unfccc.int/1033

www.unfccc.int/7060

 

12(a)

Capacity-building under the Convention

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page

12(b)

Capacity-building under the Kyoto Protocol

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

 13

Parties included in Annex I to the Convention whose special circumstances are recognized by the Conference of the Parties

Draft conclusions and draft COP decision prepared (see in-session document page)

 14

Article 6 of the Convention

www.unfccc.int/2529

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

15

Impact of the implementation of response measures

 

15(a)

Forum and work programme

www.unfccc.int/4908

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page )

EU submissions review of work and draft decision

G77&China submission

US submission

15(b)

Matters relating to Article 3, paragraph 14, of the Kyoto Protocol

 

15(c)

Progress on the implementation of decision 1/CP.10

 

16

The 2013–2015 review

www.unfccc.int/6998

www.unfccc.int/7521

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

17

Arrangements for intergovernmental meetings

www.unfccc.int/8166

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

Note by the Chair on his consultations on the organization of the multilateral assessment working group session to be held during SBI 41.

18

Administrative, financial and institutional matters

www.unfccc.int/1065

 

18(a)

Financial matters

Draft conclusions prepared by the Chair (see in-session document page)

Introductory remarks by the Executive Secretary

18(b)

Continuing review of the functions and operations of the secretariat 

SBI took note of Executive Secretary's note

18(c)

Implementation of the Headquarters Agreement

Draft conclusions prepared by the Chair (see in-session document page)

Executive Secretary's statement in response to host government's statement

18(d)

Privileges and immunities for individuals serving on constituted bodies established under the Kyoto Protocol

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

18(e)

 Privileges and immunities for individuals serving on constituted bodies established under the Convention

Draft conclusions prepared (see in-session document page)

19

Other matters

Update by the Standing Committee on Finance to the SBI at its 40th session

No other matters raised

20

Report on the session

Draft report published (see in-session document page)

Session closed