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The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Expert Group Meeting on Methods and Tools and on Data and Observations under the Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change (NWP) was held from 4-7 March 2008 in Mexico City, Mexico. Approximately 102 participants were in attendance, representing governments, UN agencies and constituted bodies, academia, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and those contributing as experts. The meeting aimed to identify specific practical actions and recommendations on methods and tools, and data and observations for addressing impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change.

The workshop concluded with a number of recommendations for: assisting in the use and application, advancing dissemination and sharing experiences, and promoting development
and improvement of methods and tools; and promoting implementation and improvements, improving capacity for collection of, management and use of, and exchange and access to data and observations.

Contact information Earth Negotiations Bulletin, Vol. 12 No. 355 Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Monday, 10 March 2008/ UNFCCC Secretariat (email:
Phone: +49-228-815-1000; fax: +49-228-815-1999
News type Inbrief
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Source of information The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Keyword(s) climate change
Geographical coverage International
News date 10/03/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH