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4 Jun 2014 - 15 Jun 2014
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The 40th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) took place from 4 to 15 June 2014 in Bonn, Germany.  

Information on elections can be viewed here.

SB recommendations and proposed approach for the organization of the work of the session are available here

Statements made at the SBSTA 40 opening plenary are available here.

Statements made at the SBSTA 40 closing plenary are available here.

Webcast of plenary meetings is available here.

 

Status report on consideration of agenda items at SBSTA 40

Please follow the links in the table below for further information on these items

All in-session documents are available here

SBSTA agenda item

Status

1

Opening of the session

Session opened

2

Organizational matters

Organizational matters presented

2(a)

Adoption of the agenda

Agenda adopted as amended
(New sub-item 11(d))

2(b)

Organization of the work of the session

Organization of work agreed

3

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

www.unfccc.int/8036

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

4

Development and transfer of technologies and implementation of the Technology Mechanism

 

4(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)

4(b)

Third synthesis report on technology needs identified by Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

http://unfccc.int/ttclear/TNA

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

5

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

www.unfccc.int/4123

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

6

Research and systematic observation

www.unfccc.int/3461

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

7

The 2013–2015 review

www.unfccc.int/6998, www.unfccc.int/7521

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

8

Issues relating to agriculture

www.unfccc.int/7887

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

Impact of the implementation of response measures

 

10(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

10(b)

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

www.unfccc.int/4908

See 10(a)

11

Methodological issues under the Convention

 

11(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

www.unfccc.int/7414

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

11(b)

Common metrics to calculate the carbon dioxide equivalence of greenhouse gases

www.unfccc.int/8245
www.unfccc.int/6737

Deliberations concluded for this session.
(No conclusions forwarded)

11(c)

Emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport

www.unfccc.int/1057

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

11(d)

Methodologies for reporting financial information by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

12

Methodological issues under the Kyoto Protocol

 

12(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

www.unfccc.int/1029

www.unfccc.int/7969

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

12(b)

Clarification of the text in section G (Article 3, paragraph 7 ter) of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol, in particular the information to be used to determine the “average annual emissions for the first three years of the preceding commitment period”

FCCC/KP/CMP/2013/7

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

12(c)

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

www.unfccc.int/1084

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

12(d)

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

www.unfccc.int/1084

Deliberations concluded for this session.
(No conclusions forwarded)

13

Market and non-market mechanisms under the Convention

 

13(a)

Framework for various approaches

www.unfccc.int/7551

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

13(b)

Non-market-based approaches

www.unfccc.int/7551

 

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

 

13(c)

New market-based mechanism

www.unfccc.int/7551

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

14

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

www.unfccc.int/7884

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

15

Scientific, technical and socio-economic aspects of mitigation of climate change

www.unfccc.int/6111

Draft conclusions prepared
(see in-session document page)

16

Cooperation with other international organizations

www.unfccc.int/2533

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

17

Other matters

No other matters raised.

18

Report on the session

Draft report published
(see in-session document page)

  In-session workshops and other events                    

4 June 13.15-14.45
SBSTA-IPCC special event WGII Contributions to AR5

6 June 10.00-13.00
SBSTA Expert meeting on non-market-based approaches and REDD+

6 June 13.15-14.45
SBSTA-IPCC special event WGIII contribution to AR5

6 June 15.00-18.00
Third meeting of the structured expert dialogue - part 1

6 June 18.30-20.00
What are the technology needs of developing countries? An update on technology needs assessments

7 June 10.00-13.00
Third meeting of the structured expert dialogue - part 2

7 June 13.15-14.45
SBSTA-IPCC special event on common metrics

7 June 15.00-18.00
Research dialogue

7 June 18.30-20.00
The Technology Mechanism - enhancing technology cooperation for action on climate change

8 June 10.00-13.00
Third meeting of the structured expert dialogue - part 3

8 June 15.00-18.00
Third meeting of the structured expert dialogue - part 4

8 June 16.00-19.00
Event on quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets by developed country Parties