Events - Wednesday, 16 October 2013

42nd Meeting of the CDM Small Scale Working Group

The Small Scale Working Group of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will hold its 42nd meeting to consider matters relating to small scale CDM project activities, including proposals for new baseline and monitoring methodologies for CDM small scale project activities, as well as the efficient and effective operation of the CDM.  

dates: 14-17 October 2013   location: Bonn, Germany  


At its seventeenth meeting, the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is expected to address, among others, issues related to marine and coastal biodiversity, biodiversity and climate change, and collaboration with IPBES.  

dates: 14-18 October 2013   location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada  


The 37th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 37) will consider for approval two methodology reports: the "2013 Supplement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands”; and the good practice guidance on estimating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) under the Kyoto Protocol.  

dates: 14-18 October 2013   location: Batumi, Adjara, Georgia  

Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) Pacific Islands

The Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) hosts discussions on priority issues, development and implementation of Global Environment Facility (GEF) projects, and project integration in national development frameworks. The event will bring together focal points from the GEF, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), with representatives from civil society, the GEF Secretariat, and the GEF Agencies to discuss lessons learned and experiences regarding the implementation of multi-focal GEF projects in the region.  

dates: 15-17 October 2013   location: Samoa  

Africa Climate Conference 2013

Convened by the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) and the African Climate Policy Center (ACPC), the Africa Climate Conference 2013 (ACC-2013) will bring together stakeholders to identify the state of knowledge on the African climate system, including gaps in knowledge, put forward an African agenda for future climate research to inform adaptation decisions, and develop a framework for mainstreaming climate change into policy.  

dates: 15-18 October 2013   venue: Arusha International Conference Centre   location: Arusha, Tanzania