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CMS 26th Sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies
Bonn, Germany | 7-18 May 2007
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IPCC Briefs Delegates in Bonn

On Saturday, contact groups and informal consultations were held on a variety of issues, including: the Adaptation Fund; arrangements for intergovernmental meetings; the budget for 2008-2009; deforestation; Decision 1/CP.10 (Buenos Aires programme of work on adaptation and response measures); privileges and immunities; and research and systematic observation. In addition, an IPCC briefing took place outlining the contributions of the three Working Groups to the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4).

Above: Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer and IPCC Chair Rajendra K. Pachauri shared a smile during the IPCC briefing.


Saturday, 12 May
IPCC Briefing

Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer and IPCC Chair Rajendra Pachauri welcomed delegates and gave introductory statements, with Renate Christ, IPCC Secretariat, moderating.

Martin Manning presented WG I findings on observations and drivers of climate change.

Peter Stott presented WG I findings on causes of past climate change and projections of future change.

Jean Palutikof presented an overview of the WG II report.

Guy Midgley presented WG II findings on impacts on food, fiber and forests.

A slide during Andreas Fischlin's presentation of WG II findings on ecosystem impacts.

Richard Klein presented WG II's findings on adaptation strategies and interrelationships between adaptation and mitigation.

WG III Co-Chair Bert Metz presented an overview of the WG III report.

Jayant Sathaye reported WG III's findings on mitigation and sustainable development.

Ralph Sims reported WG III's findings on energy-related mitigation options and their costs.

Panelists during the briefing on IPCC WG II.
Contact Groups

Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer and Chair Paul Watkinson during the contact group on privileges and immunities for individuals serving on constituted bodies established under the Kyoto Protocol.

Thelma Krug, Brazil, conferred with Co-Chairs Hernán Carlino, Argentina, and Audun Rosland, Norway, during the contact group on reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries.

Sebastian Oberthür, Germany, Martin Widstam, Sweden, and Maas Goote, Netherlands, during the contact group on arrangements for intergovernmental meetings.
Around the Subsidiary Bodies

Delegates wore Balinese headgear during informal consultations on capacity building.

Contact group Co-Chair Ositadinma Anaedu chatted with Jozef Buys, Belgium, before informals on the Adaptation Fund.

Delegates from Gulf states including Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates chatted in the corridors.

While planning their annual party, NGOs had a great idea about how to meet the Secretariat's funding needs.

Secretariat staff wished Ibrahim Al-Haifi a happy birthday.

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