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UNFCCC Publishes Subsidiary Bodies’ Submissions for Cancun

8 October 2010: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published several submissions under the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), which will be considered at their 33rd sessions, scheduled to take place in Cancun, Mexico, from 30 November-4 December 2010.

The first document (FCCC/SBI/2010/MISC.7) consists of three submissions on information and views that may be relevant to the completion of the intermediate review, including information on best practices and lessons learned from the implementation of the amended New Delhi work programme on Article 6 (education, training and public awareness) of the Convention and on remaining barriers to the effective implementation of Article 6 of the Convention. The submissions are from: Belgium, on behalf of the EU; Colombia; and the Dominican Republic. Submissions received from accredited intergovernmental organizations and nongovernmental organizations have been posted on the UNFCCC website.

The second document (FCCC/SBI/2010/MISC.6) consists of two submissions from Belgium, on behalf of the EU, and Malawi on activities to implement the framework for capacity building in developing countries. The submissions are aimed at facilitating monitoring and evaluation of the framework.

Under SBSTA, the UNFCCC Secretariat has published seven submissions (FCCC/SBSTA/2010/MISC.15) from regional and international climate change research programmes and organizations. The submissions are on updated information on emerging scientific findings and research outcomes relevant to the needs of the Convention, in the context of the research dialogue. [Submissions on the New Delhi Work Programme] [Submissions on the Framework for Capacity Building in Developing Countries] [Submissions on Information on Emerging Scientific Findings] [Submissions from IGOs] [Submissions from NGOs]