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“New-look” UNFCCC Newsletter Published

New-look UNFCCC newsletter

August 2008: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a new-look

newsletter, which, in addition to sections on mitigation, adaptation, finance

and technology, includes a special focus on reducing emissions from

deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, and a summary of

key UNFCCC statements.

The issue also features a guest article by Richard

Muyungi, Chairman of the Climate Change Adaptation Fund Board and Assistant

Director, Vice President's Office, Tanzania, entitled “Climate Change

Adaptation Fund: A Unique and Key Financing Mechanism for Adaptation Needs in

Developing Countries,” as well as a list of upcoming events. [The

newsletter]