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Twenty-seventh session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

12 - 17 November 2007 | Valencia, Spain

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon received the first copy of the Summary for Policymakers of the Synthesis Report.

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Highlights for Saturday, 17 November 2007

On Saturday the IPCC officially completed work on AR4, followed by an address in Plenary by the UN Secretary-General
Ban Ki-moon.

Plenary Session

Richard Odingo (Kenya), IPCC Vice-Chair approaches the podium to chair the agenda item on the future of the IPCC.

The meeting offered its sympathies to Bangladesh for recent events.
The Chair thanked the UK delegation for supporting the AR4 TSU.
Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Belgium.
Concepcion Martinez Lope, Spain. Renate Christ, IPCC Secretary.
Howard Larsen, New Zealand.
China urged research capacity building for developing countries.
Klaus Radunsky, Austria.
Jose Romero, Switzerland.
Waiting for the UN Secretary-General to arrive. Members of the Core Writing Team and Working Groups.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the plenary

Rajendra Pachauri, IPCC Chair welcomed Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Rajendra Pachauri presented Ban Ki-moon with the first copy of the Summary for Policymakers of the Synthesis Report. Ban Ki-moon addressed the Plenary.
The IPCC Vice-Chairs were thanked and invited to come to the podium.

Press conference

Left to right: Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of the WMO, Rajendra Pachauri, Ban Ki-moon and Achim Steiner, Executive Director of UNEP.
Achim Steiner, Executive Director of UNEP. Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General.

Around the venue

Rado Dimitrov, Maria Gutierrez, Lisa Schipper, Kati Kulovesi and Miquel Munoz, some of the members of the ENB team.

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