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Thirteenth Session of the Subsidiary Bodies of the UNFCCC
Lyon, France; 4 - 15 September 2000

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View from the back of the room during the opening of SB-13
Above: The dias during the initial briefing on Monday, 4 September (left to right): Richard Kinley, Secretary of the COP, Michael Zammit Cutajar, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, SBSTA Coordinator, Harold Dovland, SBSTA President, John Ashe, SBI President, SBI Coordinator, Tahar Hadj-Sadok, UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary, and Janos Pastor, Coordinator
Michael Zammit Cutajar, UNFCCC Executive Secretary (seated on the right)
SBSTA President Harold Dovland (Norway), and SBI President John Ashe (Antigua and Barbuda)
Kok Kee Chow (Malaysia), chair of the informal group on Mechanisms
During the initial briefing, Nigeria expressed concern at the late availability and distribution of documents, which affected developing country preparation and participation. He said all official documents for COP-6 should be available well in advance of the meeting. He stressed the need to achieve a balanced package of agreements that reflects the priorities of all Parties.
Philip Gwage, Uganda (center), Co-Chair of Land use, Land-use change and Forestry
Capacity Development Initiative: Gao Pronove and Janos Pastor, UNFCCC Secretariat, John Ashe, SBI Chair, and Avani Vaish, GEF
Mohammed Al-Sabban, Saudi Arabia
Harold Dovland (center) Co-chair of Compliance
Jose Romero, Switzerland, Chair of Policies and Measures
Co-Chairs Festus Luboyera (South Africa) and Helen Plume (New Zealand) of Guidelines under Protocol Articles 5, 7 and 8
Logo of SB-13
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