UNFCCC Holds Technical Workshop on Regional Centres’ Collaboration

11 March 2010: The UNFCCC Secretariat organized a technical workshop on collaboration among regional centres and networks, which took place from 2-5 March 2010, Apia, Samoa.

The workshop was held further to the request from the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) and under the guidance of the Chair of the SBSTA. The event brought together around 60 representatives from parties, relevant organizations, regional centres and networks, communities, and experts, to share climate data and information available in the public domain, exchange views on climate data and information needs within the context of adaptation planning, and possible roles of regional centres and other knowledge intermediaries in improving the provision, dissemination and application of climate data and information. The workshop was held under the Nairobi work programme work areas of: methods and tools; data and observations; and climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling. [Workshop Website]