Systematic observation will be considered at SBSTA 50, 17-27 June 2019.
Systematic observation was previously considered at SBSTA 49 (1- 8 December 2018), during the Katowice Climate Change Conference (02 - 14 December 2018).
At SBSTA 49, the SBSTA noted that Parties had not been able to agree on conclusions. In accordance with rule 16 of the draft rules of procedures being applied, systematic observation will be considered under the provisional agenda item on research and systematic observation for the next session, SBSTA 50 (June 2019).
Information made available for SBSTA 49 on Agenda item 6: Research and systematic observation
Information note by the SBSTA Chair
Submissions and Statements
Submissions on Earth Information Day
In advance of SBSTA 49, Parties were invited to submit their "views on the Earth Information Day and organization by the secretariat of similar events." (see FCCC/SBSTA/2016/4, paragraph 44). Submissions were received from:
- Austria and the European Commission on behalf of the European Union and its Member States
Statements read out at opening SBSTA plenary
Submissions provided to SBSTA and Statements provided to opening SBSTA plenary
|CEOS and CGMS|
Statement: Update of activities since its participation at the 10th meeting of the research dialogue
Statement on status and progress of climate science
* All submissions are also available here
Presentations provided during consultations
Representatives from the following organizations were invited to present to Parties on their activities during the SBSTA consultations, on 3 December
SBSTA: Tenth meeting of the
Summary report - Overview (2 pages)
Related events during SBSTA 49
SBSTA-IPCC special event: Unpacking the new scientific knowledge and key findings in the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C
Tuesday 4 December 2018, 15.00–18.00, Plenary Mazowsze.
Joint UNFCCC and WMO side event: Innovative Atmospheric observation-based tools to support climate mitigation action
Tuesday 4 December 2018, 18:30–20.00, Room Bieszczady.
Joint UNFCCC, IPCC, WMO and European Commission side event: Climate information for decision making
Tuesday 11 December 2018, 18:30–20:00, Room 1.
GCOS event: Systematic Observations and the Global Climate Observing System
Monday 3 December 2018, 18:15 – 19:45, IPCC and WMO Pavilion, Booth number 11.