Inter-Agency Committee on the Climate Agenda (IACCA)

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5-7 Mar 1996, at 5th session of Coordinating Committee for the World Climate Programme (CCWCP), following agreement among FAO, ICSU, UNEP, UNESCO and IOC, WHO and WMO. Supersedes CCWCP in coordinating the Climate Agenda, which had been prepared and subsequently coordinated by the CCWCP in response to requirements of H-XF2785 - Global Action Plan for Environment and Development in the 21st Century (Agenda 21). First session 29 Apr - 1 May 1997, Geneva (Switzerland). No longer active.


'Aims of the Committee' - Provide: overall inter-agency coordination and guidance for international climate-related activities included in the Climate Agenda; an integrated framework for promotion of climate-related activities within which governments, IGOs and NGOs can plan their own contributions to national and international climate-related programmes. Review: contributions of programmes participating in the Agenda; overall effectiveness of relations among these programmes. Identify priority areas and benefits and the resources they require. Prepare coordinated plans for implementing the Agenda. 'Aims of the Agenda' - Enable governments and intergovernmental and international nongovernmental organizations to coordinate contributions to national and international climate programmes in a way which allows participants to benefit from complementary activities of the global effort.


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Committee (usually meeting once a year) comprises chairpersons of scientific committees associated with the Climate Agenda, representatives of the IPCC, secretariats of UNFCCC and of the International convention to combat desertification, senior representatives of international sponsors and directors and managers of major international climate-related initiatives and programmes.


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GOAL 13: Climate Action



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