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UNFCCC Releases Documents on REDD+, Finance and Gender [viewed]

UNFCCC17 September 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released three documents to be considered by country representatives during the upcoming Climate Change Conference to be held in Warsaw, Poland, from 11-22 November 2013. Documents released include: parties' submissions on gender balance related to climate change; finance provided by developed countries in accordance with the Conference of the Parties (COP) decisions; and a report on two REDD+ workshops.

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Long-term Finance Experts Hold Wrap-Up Event [viewed]

wpwe12 September 2013: The Work Programme on Long Term Finance Wrap-Up Event, organized by the UNFCCC Secretariat, brought together approximately 100 participants representing, inter alia, developed and developing countries, multilateral development banks (MDBs), the private sector and civil society.

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Pacific Islands Leaders Call for Climate Leadership [viewed]

PIFS7 September 2013: In the context of calls for concrete action to ensure the survival of small island developing States (SIDS), the 44th Pacific Islands Forum convened under the theme 'Marshalling the Pacific Response to the Climate Challenge.'

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CDM Asia-Pacific Workshop Discusses the Future of the CDM [viewed]

ADB5 September 2013: The fourth Workshop for Enhancing the Regional Distribution of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Projects in the Asia and the Pacific provided a platform to showcase national initiatives for increasing participation in the CDM.

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Event: Second CTCN Advisory Board Meeting [viewed]

The Second Advisory Board Meeting of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is expected to discuss: a report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on its activities to support the full operationalization of the CTCN; the programme of work of the CTCN for 2013-2014; and strategic issues, including criteria for prioritizing countries' requests to the CTCN. The meeting will be webcast.  

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UNFCCC Publishes SBI Documents for Warsaw [viewed]

UNFCCC2 September 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released documents that will be considered at the upcoming 39th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), to be held in November 2013, in Warsaw, Poland.

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Event: Seventh Meeting of the Technology Executive Committee [viewed]

The seventh Meeting of the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) will meet from 4-7 September 2013, in Bonn, Germany. Discussions will address, inter alia, activities identified in the report on the linkage modalities and the rolling workplan of the TEC for 2012–2013 (FCCC/SB/2012/1).  

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LAC Carbon Forum Stresses Coordination Between Public Policies and Investments [viewed]

untitled30 August 2013: Participants at the 7th Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Carbon Forum highlighted the key role of private sector finance in mobilizing climate finance for climate change mitigation and adaptation in developing countries.

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WCO Report Reviews Compliance under Trade-Related MEAs [viewed]

wco28 June 2013: The World Customs Organization (WCO) released its annual Illicit Trade Report, which for the first time presents information across five thematic areas in one publication and recognizes the linkages among illicit trade in different commodities. Among its six chapters, the Report features an Environment Section that reviews compliance with the main multi-lateral environment agreements (MEAs) with international trade-related provisions.

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CDM Launches 2013 'CDM Changing Lives' Photo and Video Contest [viewed]

Changing Lives5 August 2013: The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has launched the 2013 edition of its 'CDM Changing Lives Photo and Video Contest,' which aims to showcase the CDM and its benefits.

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