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UNFCCC Publishes Views on Appeals Against CDM Executive Board Decisions

21 April 2011: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published submissions (FCCC/SBI/2011/MISC.2) from parties, intergovernmental organizations and admitted observer organizations, regarding their views on procedures and institutional arrangements under the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP) to allow for appeals against the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) decisions based on decision 2/CMP.5, paragraph 42, taking into account the recommendations of the Executive Board contained in annex II to its annual report.

Submissions have been received from: Australia, China, Grenada on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), Hungary and the European Commission on behalf of the EU, and the UN Development Programme (UNDP). The submissions will be considered by the 34th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), which will be held in conjunction with the 34th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technical Advice (SBSTA) from 6-16 June 2011, in Bonn, Germany, alongside sessions of the Ad Hoc Working Groups. [Publication: Views on Procedures, Mechanisms and Institutional Arrangements for Appeals Against the Decisions of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism]