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

2-13 June 2008
Bonn, Germany

Highlights from Friday, 6 June

On Friday, the AWG-LCA convened in the morning to reflect on progress and agree on next steps. Contact groups and informal consultations convened on a range of issues, including capacity building, decision 1/CP.10 (Buenos Aires Programme of Work), LULUCF, “other issues” under the AWG-KP, non-Annex I communications, the fourth review of the financial mechanism, adaptation under the AWG-LCA, reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries, and technology transfer. Also, an in-session workshop was held on the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). Photo: Halldor Thorgeirsson, UNFCCC Secretariat, Luis Machado, AWG-LCA Chair, Youssef Nassef, UNFCCC Secretariat, and Michael Zammit Cutajar, AWG-LCA Vice-Chair, during the contact group focusing on adapation.

 

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AWG-LCA: Plenary
 
MJ Mace, Micronesia, for AOSIS, noted that the Bali Action Plan also deals with implementation issues "now and up to 2012" as well as post-2012.
 
 

China speaking to AWG Chair Machado and Vice-Chair Cutajar after the adjournment of the session (left photo). Vice-Chair Cutajar (right) reported on informal and bilateral consultations on the number, duration and timing of AWG-LCA sessions and scheduling of activities in 2009.

 
 

On the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, Thomas Becker, for the EU (left), suggested exploring differentiated responsibilities among developing countries and definitions of "developed" and "developing". UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer with Chair Machado (right)

 
 
 

Harlan Watson, US (left), said the principle of common but differentiated responsibiliites should take into account countries' changing circumstances. Chair Machado speaks with Judy Beaumont, South Africa (right).

 

Workshop on the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of the IPCC

 
During this workshop, delegates heard presentations from lead authors and coordinating lead authos of Working Groups I, II and III.
 
 
 

Thomas Stocker, Working Group I (right) presented teh physical science basis of the AR4, together with the latest findings since its preparation, including on Antarctica ice cores, Atlantic thermohaline circulation and Arctic sea ice.

 
 
Michel den Elzen, Working Group III, Bert Metz, Working Group III, and Shardul Agrawala, Working Group II
 
 
 
SBSTA Chair Helen Plume chaired the session.
 
Contact Group: Technology Transfer (SBSTA)
 
 
Co-Chairs Kuni Shimada, Japan, and Carlos Fuller, Belize
 
 
Contact Group: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries
 
 
Lilian Portillo, Paraguay, and Audun Rosland, Norway (left photo) and delegates from Panama (right photo)
 
Delegates milling about outside the conference room waiting for the contact group to begin
 
Contact Group: Review of the Financial Mechanism
 
 
Contact group Co-Chair Tina Guthrie, Canada, and Yolando Valasco, UNFCCC Secretariat (left photo)
 
 
Co-Chair Bubu Jallow, Gambia, and Richard Hosier, GEF (left photo), and ?? and Jozef Buys
 
Contact Group: AWG-LCA: Adaptation
 
 
Thomas Becker, EU, speaks with Halldor Thorgeirsson, UNFCCC Secretariat, and Luis Machado, AWG-LCA Chair,
 
Conact Group: AWG-KP: Other issues
 
 
Katia Simeonova, UNFCCC Secretariat, AWG-KP Chair Harald Dovland, and Claudio Forner, UNFCCC Secretariat
 
 
Miscellaneous Photos
   
 
 
 

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