Highlights and images of main proceedings for 9 May 2019

Japan

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Highlights for Thursday, 9 May 2019

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The 49th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-49) continued on 9 May 2019 in Kyoto, Japan. Participants continued discussing the overview chapter of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 Guidelines on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (2019 Refinement) in the morning and afternoon. In the afternoon, the Plenary also addressed, inter alia:

  • issues related to the Task Group on Data Support for Climate Change Assessment (TG-Data);
  • the Progress Report on Communications and Outreach Activities
  • and Admission of Observer Organizations.
  • Contact groups convened during the day and evening on, inter alia, gender and outstanding issues related to overview chapter of the 2019 Refinement.

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    Morning Session
    The Panel continues its work on the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 Guidelines for National GHG Inventories.
    Marcelo Theoto Rocha, one of the Coordinating Lead Authors of Volume 4 on Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use
    Karin Simonson, Canada
    Izumi Mori, Japan
    TFI Co-Chairs Eduardo Calvo Buendía, Peru, and Kiyoto Tanabe, Japan
    Delegates during the morning session
    Friedemann Call, Germany
    Éric Brun, France
    Paula Perälä, Finland
    Eleonora Cogo, Italy
    Srinivasa Rao, India
    WGII Vice-Chair Sergey Semenov, Russian Federation
    Afternoon session
    Abdalah Mokssit, Secretary of the IPCC, consulting with IPCC Chair Hoesung Lee, Republic of Korea
    Julia Gardiner, Australia
    Patricia Nying'uro, Kenya
    WG II Co-Chair Jim Skea, UK
    Xiaonong Shen, China
    WG II Vice-Chair Andreas Fischlin, Switzerland
    Jonathan Lynn, IPCC Secretariat, presenting a report on communications and outreach activities
    Around the Venue