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WMO at UNFCCC/COP 18 Doha, Qatar

26 November - 7 December 2012

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WMO is building on its success at previous sessions of the Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Conference for Climate Change (UNFCCC) by participating in COP 18, Doha, Qatar, from 26 November to 7 December 2012.

The Organization has organized a number of Press Conferences as well as a side event, jointly with other UN partner agencies under the ‘UN Delivering as One’ initiative and climate-related sponsored programmes. The date and time of all events in which WMO will participate are indicated below.

The WMO exhibition booth at COP showcases the role of climate science in the work of the UNFCCC. Recent relevant publications are available at the booth.

WMO activities

Monday 26 November
9:00   WMO Exhibition booth (from 26 November to 7 December 2012)
16:00   SBSTA 37 Opening - WMO statement in the Plenary
Tuesday 27 November
13:15 -14:45 Room 7 FAO - Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change
Wednesday 28 November
13:15 – 14:45 Room 4 IPCC- Climate change and disaster risk management
14:30 Press Room 1 WMO Press Conference: on Annual Statement of climate status in 2012
18:30 - 20:00 Room 4 IPCC- Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation
Thursday 29 November
13:15 - 14:45 Room 6 UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee: responding to developing countries’ needs for environmentally sound technologies
18:30 - 20:00 Room 8 ESA side event on "Monitoring and Adapting to Change in the Cryosphere"
Friday 30 November
18:30 - 20:00 Room 4 WMO/UNESCO side event under UN Delivering as One: Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS)   Concept Note
18:30 - 20:00 Room 6 UNFCCC and related event: Adaptation Fund, Financing Adaptation and Accreditation
Saturday 1 December
18:30 - 20:00 Room 4 UN Support for Charting Climate Change Mitigation Strategies (IAEA, UNIDO, IRENA)
Monday 3 December
13:15 - 14:45 Room 1 UNFCCC and related event: Launch of UN Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness
17:00 - 18:00 Sustainability Expo The Broadband Bridge - Linking ICTS with climate change for a low carbon future (ITU/Ericsson)
18:30 - 20:00 Room 4 Building Sustainable Health Systems: Focus on Climate Resilience (World Health Organization (WHO), Norway, Qatar, WMO, WFP, UNWOMEN, UNICEF; UNFPA; UNDP)   Concept Note
Tuesday 4 December
11:00   Press Conference
13:15 -14:45 Room 1 UN Chief Executive Board (CEB) event:  UN System: Sustainable Solutions for Climate Action Food Security in Dry Lands under a Changing Climate
15:00   Opening of the High Level Segment
Wednesday 5 December
18:30 - 20:00 Room 6 UNEP, UNDP, UNITAR, IAEA- Building Capacity for effective national planning and the deployment of clean technologies
Thursday 6 December
15:00 - 16:30 Room 4 WFP, ISDR, UNCCD, WMO, UN Women, UNU - UN-system: Managing disaster risks and extreme events under a changing climate
Friday 7 December




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