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28th Sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies and Sessions of the AWGs

2-13 June 2008
Bonn, Germany

Highlights from Wednesday, 4 June

On Wednesday, the 28th sessions of the Subsidiary Bodies began. The SBI and SBSTA considered most of their agenda items, referring many to contact groups for further discussion. Photo: SBI Chair Bagher Asadi during the morning Plenary session

 

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Henning Wuester, UNFCCC Secretariat,, Yvo de Boer, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Roberto Acosta, SBSTA Coordinator, Helen Plume, and Tracy Lue, UNFCCC Secretariat
 
 

SBSTA Chair Helen Plume (left) during the opening of the SBSTA session. Annett Moehner, UNFCCC Secretariat (center), introduced the agenda item on the Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation. On REDD, Democratic Republic of Congo, for the Congo Basin countries (right), stated that reference data based on historical trends would penalize past good behavior.

 
 
 


William Kojo Agyemang-Bonsu, Ghana, for the G-77/China (far left), said he looked forward to the early approval of the program of work of the EGTT. Jukka Uosukainen, Chair of the Expert Group on Technology Transfer (Finland) (right photo), reported on the EGTT's proposal to develop and test candidate indicators before making recommendations.

 
 
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer (right) discusses cooperation with relevant international organizations
 
 

On the Nairobi Work Programme, Lucas Di Pietro Paolo, Argentina (left), highlighted the need to link data and observation of climate change with socioeconomic information. On cooperation with relevant international orgranizations, Leo Mayer, IPCC (center), noted agreement at IPCC 28 on a fifth assessment report, to be finalized in 2014. Mahendra Joshi, UN Forum on Forests (right), noted agreement at UNFF 7 in April 2007 on a non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly in December 2007.

 

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UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer, SBI Coordinator Vitaly Matsarski, and SBI Chair Bagher Asadi
 
 
 

On non-Annex I communications and the Consultative Group of Experts (CGE), the EU (left) underscored the relevance of the CGE's work for discussions on measuring, reporting and verifying under the AWG-LCA. On review of the financial mechanism, the Russian Federation (right) supported analyzing the effectiveness of adaptation measures, including avoided impacts.

 
Adrian Roberts and Angela Churie-Kallhauge, EU. On review of the financial mechanism, the EU highlighted objectives of the review and said the GEF performs effectively and responsively.
 
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