UNFCCC Secretariat Releases SBI 31 Report

26 February 2010: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) on its 31st session, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 8-12 December 2009 (FCCC/SBI/2009/15).   

The report addresses the following issues: organizational matters; national communications and greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory data from parties included in Annex I to the Convention; national communications from parties not included in Annex I to the Convention; financial mechanism of the Convention; implementation of article 4, paragraphs 8 and 9, of the Convention; development and transfer of technologies; capacity-building under the Convention and under the Kyoto Protocol; reporting and review of information submitted by parties included in Annex I to the Convention that are also parties to the Kyoto Protocol; matters relating to article 3, paragraph 14, of the Kyoto Protocol; report of the administrator of the international transaction log under the Kyoto Protocol; annual compilation and accounting report for Annex B parties under the Kyoto Protocol; and administrative, financial and institutional matters. [The Report]