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4.2.1 UNCCC(United Nations Climate Change Conference) in Bali

Held in Bali International Convention Centre, Indonesia, on 3-14 December, 2007 

Hosted by: Government of Indonesia

Participants: Representatives of over 180 countries together with observers from intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations and the media.

The conference culminated in the adoption of  the "Bali Road Map", which consists of a number of forward-looking decisions that represent the various tracks that are essential to reaching a secure climate future.

Bali Road Map

COP 13 Decisions and Resolutions

COP/CMP 3 Decisions and Resolutions


  • Development and transfer of technologies under the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice.
  • Development and transfer of technologies under the Subsidiary Body for Implementation.

4.2.2 Beijing High-level Conference on Climate Change: Technology Development and Technology Transfer

Held in Great Hall of the People and International Hotel, Beijing, China, on 7-8 November, 2008

Organized by: Chinese Government and the United Nations

Participants: Ministers and High-level representatives of Governments, senior business executives, Members of civil society, including nongovernmental organizations, members of academic institutions.

Objective: In order to promote international technology development and transfer, as well as the negotiation process of the "Bali Roadmap".


  • Explore the advantages of technology transfer for both developed and developing countries in combating climate change in the context of sustainable development.
  • Build upon the work of the Expert Group on Technology Transfer (EGTT) and that of the Subsidiary Bodies to the UNFCCC.
  • Contribute to the global debate on the key barriers and obstacles that currently exist for the development and transferring of these technologies, and on options for new mechanisms that would enhance technology transfer to developing countries.
  • Serve as a platform for launching new partnerships, activities or projects, with active participation of both public and private enterprises.
  • Contribute to strengthening international technology cooperation, including joint development and technology transfer.
  • Provide a timely capacity-building opportunity for decision-makers engaged in day-to-day management of technology research and development and international cooperation.


References

  1. UN, (2008): Beijing High-Level Conference on Climate Change: Technology Development and Technology Transfer, 7-8 November 2008. Retrieved on 12th November, from http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/sdissues/energy/op/beijing_hlccc_nov08/aide_memoire_beijing_hlccc.pdf
  2. UNFCCC, (2007): The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali, Retrieved on 12th November, from http://unfccc.int/meetings/cop_13/items/4049.php\\
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