FCCC SUBSIDIARY BODIES: The FCCC subsidiary bodies will meet from 9- 18 December 1996 in Geneva. AGBM-5 is scheduled for 9-13 December 1996. The meeting will begin with Round Table sessions and the formal agenda is expected to begin on 10 December 1996. SBSTA-4 and AG-13-3 are scheduled for 16-18 December 1996. SBI-4 has been scheduled for 10-11 December 1996 and is intended to resolve the questions on the Annex to the Memorandum of Understanding to the GEF.
The subsidiary bodies are also scheduled to meet from 24 February - 7 March 1997 in Bonn. SBSTA-5 and SBI-4 will meet from 24-28 February 1997. AGBM-6 and AG-13-4 will be held from 3-7 March 1997. This schedule will be reviewed at the December meetings.
COP-3: COP-3 is scheduled for 1-12 December 1997 in Kyoto, Japan. SBSTA, SBI and AG-13 will not meet during COP-3, which will be reserved for the AGBM. For information contact the UNFCCC Secretariat; tel: +41 22 979 9111; fax: +41 22 979 9034; e-mail: Secretariat.firstname.lastname@example.org. As of 12 August 1996, the Secretariat can be contacted at: tel: +49-228-815-1000; fax: +49-228-815-1999; e-mail: email@example.com. Also try the home page of the Secretariat and UNEPs Information Unit for Conventions at http://www.unep.ch/iuc.html.
IPCC WORKSHOPS: A Workshop on the Preparation of Regional Climate Projections for Impact will be held in London from 24 - 26 September 1996. It will be a meeting of modeling communities (including emissions, climate and impacts) to develop recommendations for regional climate projections for the impact of assessments for use in the preparation of the IPCCs Third Assessment Report. The IPCC will also hold workshops on integrated assessment modeling in France (October 1996) and Japan (March 1997). As a follow-up, a workshop on adaptation measures will be held in Canada in 1997. In addition, three meetings of experts have been organized on emissions inventory methodologies. These are part of the ongoing work programme on inventory methodologies aimed at submitting revised methodologies to IPCC-12. For more information contact: IPCC Secretariat, WMO, 41 Av. Giuseppe-Motta, C.P. N 2300, 1211 Geneva 2 Switzerland, tel: +41 22 730 8215/254/284, fax: +41 22 733 1270, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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