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As of: January 2018

Preparatory Workshops for Developing and Newly Industrialising Countries for Negotiations on a 2009 Climate Agreement

Objective and activities

The project briefed negotiators from developing countries and emerging economies on the climate negotiation process as well as relevant key issues and developments. This promoted their appropriate and effective participation in negotiations under the Bali Road Map. The project partners organised preparatory workshops for Asian, African and Latin American negotiators, and in particular those from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Lead negotiators from these groups had the opportunity to define and coordinate their negotiating strategies on climate change and technology transfer, financing, adaptation, mitigation, flexible mechanisms and other urgent issues.

State of implementation/results

  • Project completed
  • 20 workshops carried out, attended by a total of 600 participants from 140 countries; topics covered: long-term cooperative action under the convention (AWG -LCA), further commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP), second review of the Kyoto Protocol under Article 9, adaptation measures, technology transfer, financing mechanisms, Adaptation Fund, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), national communication of non-Annex I Parties, and capacity development
  • Technical and political background papers produced

Project data


Implementing organisation:
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) - Kenya

Partner institution(s):
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP);United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

BMUB grant:
€ 2,976,000

10/2008 till 12/2010


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