Meeting

Event: High-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries [viewed]

The Secretary-General is convening this high-level event on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) in developing countries. For more information and to confirm attendance, email: un-redd@un-redd.org.  

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Event: Regional Climate Conference “Kathmandu to Copenhagen” [viewed]

The Conference, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank, will bring together high-level officials, climate change experts, and civil society around the theme of climate change and the South Asian Himalayas. The Conference is expected to contribute to thinking about climate change threats and opportunities for South Asia including to discussions in the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) and AWG-Kyoto Protocol.  

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Event: UNFCCC Technical Workshop on Joint Implementation [viewed]

The workshop will provide a platform for the Joint Implementation (JI) Supervisory Committee, JI project participants and other interested stakeholders to share experiences and exchange views, particularly regarding matters relating to the development of a determination and verification manual and guidance on JI programmes of activities. Other JI issues, such as JI Tracks 1 and 2, an overview of JI in the carbon market and outlook of JI for post 2012, will also be covered in the workshop.  

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Event: 49th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) supervises the CDM and holds regular meetings to consider issues relating to the operation of the CDM.  

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Event: Use of Radio Spectrum for Meteorology: Weather, Water and Climate Monitoring and Prediction [viewed]

This seminar is jointly organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Its main objective is to provide information and facilitate an exchange of the experiences National Meteorological and Radio-Frequency Spectrum Management Services/Authorities have on the use and further development of radio-based space and terrestrial systems and applications employed for weather, water and climate monitoring and the relevant radio-frequency spectrum management activities.

 

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Event: VIRTUAL International Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change [viewed]

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is co-organizing, with the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), the 1st VIRTUAL International Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change. The symposium will bring together, in a virtual environment, key specialists in the field to discuss topics including: green ICTs to tackle climate change, clean technologies and smart applications, reducing the environmental impact of ICTs, and building a green future.  

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World Climate Conference-3 Considers Climate Prediction and Information for Decision-Making [viewed]

© WCC-331 August 2009: The World Climate Conference-3 (WCC-3), organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), opened in Geneva, Switzerland, on 31 August 2009, under the theme “Climate prediction and information for decision-making.”

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ESCAP Holds Seminar on Green Growth Strategies [viewed]

© UNESCAP31 August 2009: Government officials from across South-East Asia have gathered in western Thailand for a six-day UN seminar on how countries can implement low-carbon strategies that will also boost economic growth.

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Event: International Symposium on Forest Genetic Resources Conservation and Sustainable Utilization Towards Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation [viewed]

The main objective of this ITTO-supported symposium is to review the status of national efforts in conservation, management and sustainable utilization of forest genetic resources (FGR), particularly in tropical Asia. This symposium will also provide opportunities for exchanging of information and experiences towards strengthening capacity in FGR conservation, management and sustainable utilization to meet the challenges of climate change mitigation and adaptation.  

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Youth Conference Demands Action on Climate Change [viewed]

© TUNZA23 August 2009: The largest ever youth gathering on climate change was convened in Daejeon, the Republic of Korea from 17-23 August.

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