First meeting of the Durban Forum: presentations by panelists
Day 1 (15.00–15.15) - Introduction
Welcoming remarks
Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Executive Secretary
Objectives of the first meeting of the Durban Forum
Tomasz Chruszczow, Chair of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation and Chair of the first meeting of the Durban Forum
Inputs to the Durban Forum and approach to the in-depth discussion
UNFCCC secretariat
Day 1 (15.15–16.30) - Building capacity for adaptation
In-depth discussion on:
Capacity-building activities undertaken by the LEG as part of its work programme
Pepetua Latasi, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group
Capacity-building and the climate change process: the LDC perspective
Fred Onduri, Uganda
Mobilising knowledge and strengthening capacity under the Nairobi Work Programme
Blane Harvey, Institute of Development Studies
Capacity-building in adaptation practices
Andrea Cattaneo, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Capacity-building for adaptation: leadership, participation and support
Notes to the presentation
Graham Reeder, Youth NGO constituency (YOUNGO)
Day 1 (16.30–16.35) - Building capacity for research
Briefing on:
Capacity-building aspects within the SBSTA 36 Research Dialogue
Richard Muyungi, Chair of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice
Day 1 (16.35–17.55) - Building capacity for mitigation
Day 2 (15.00–16.00) - Building capacity for technology
   In-depth discussion on:
  Global technology needs assessment project: an update on capacity-building components
Lawrence Agbemabiese, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP);  Jorge Rogat, UNEP Risoe Center, Denmark

Thailand climate change technology needs assessment
Asira Chirawithayaboon, Thailand TNA Coordinator

Day 2 (16.00–16:30) - Building capacity: financial support

Presentation on:

Recently financed capacity development initiatives
Rawleston Moore, Global Environment Facility  Secretariat
Day 2 (16:30–17:45) - Monitoring and review of the effectiveness of capacity-building
 In-depth discussion on:
CGE 2010-2012 work programme: Overview of the capacity-building activities
Ruleta Camacho, Chair of the Consultative Group of Experts on National
Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (CGE)
Sharing EU experiences in the implementation and monitoring and review of effectiveness of capacity-building activities
Matti Nummelin, European Union
Indicators on capacity-building for adaptation
Nicolina Lamhauge, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
From good to great: measuring (for) results
Cassie Flynn,  United Nations Development Programme
Planning, monitoring and evaluating results-based action under national learning and capacity development strategies
Achim Halpaap, United Nations Institute for Training and Research  
Omar Ramírez Tejada, Dominican Republic
Developing a strategic approach to climate change learning and skills development: initial lessons from the Dominican Republic
Omar Ramírez Tejada, Dominican Republic