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Twenty-seventh session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

12 - 17 November 2007 | Valencia, Spain

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The 27th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) opened on Monday morning. Following a high-level opening session, delegates turned their attention to the draft Synthesis Report (SYR) Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), addressing content and language in the first four pages of the revised document. At lunchtime, an informal presentation and discussion was held on text on “Reasons for Concern” in the SYR.  A contact group on figures convened in the evening, and a breakout group discussed tropical cyclone activity.

Highlights for Monday, 12 November 2007

Opening Ceremony

Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, Vice President of Spain and
Rajendra Pachauri, IPCC Chair enter the meeting room for the opening ceremony.

Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega and
Rajendra Pachauri smile for the press.
Left to right: Cristina Narbona Ruiz, Spain's Environment Minister, Francisco Camps Ortiz, President of the Regional Government of Valencia, Rajendra Pachauri and Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega
Francisco Camps Ortiz Rajendra Pachauri Rita Barbera Nolla
Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega Janos Pasztor, UNEP Yan Hong, Deputy Secretary-General, WMO
Yvo de Boer, UNFCCC Executive Secretary

Plenary Session

Plenary session opens

Matilde Rusticucci, Core Writing Team member Cynthia Rosenzweig, Core Writing Team member Renate Christ, IPCC Secretary
Sharon L. Hays, US Naoya Tsukamoto , Japan Surya P. Sethi, India

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Saturday, 17 Nov

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