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Thirteenth Session of the Subsidiary Bodies of the UNFCCC (and pre-meeting informal consultations)
Lyon, France; 4 - 15 September 2000

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), working in collaboration with the UNFCCC Secretariat, has prepared a collection of our own materials and links to other resources of particular interest to the Press. If you should have any questions or suggestions for other materials/links, please contact Kimo GOREE, Director IISD Reporting Services, for further information.

Media Contact information:

Nardos Assefa 
Media Accreditation Officer 
Tel: (+33-4) 72 82 26 51 
Fax (+33-4) 72 696876 

Carine Richard Van-Maele
Tel: (+33- 4) 72 69 68 99 
Fax: (+ 41-22) 907 00 43 

IISD Resources

A) A short analysis of this why this meeting is important and how it fits into the climate change policy process

B) Our 14,000 word summary of the last meeting of the subsidiary bodies, SB-12, including an analysis of that meeting.

C) An annotated/linked introduction to and history of the Climate Change process

D) Free digital photos you can use directly from the negotiations in Lyon (click on the thumbnail for the full-sized digital. Citation should be "Photo courtesy IISD/Leila Mead photographer")

E) Daily reports from the informal consultations being prior to SB-13 (September 4-8)

F) Selected Internet resources on Climate Change

UNFCCC Resources

A) UNFCCC Media Room

B) SB-13 Press Release (French)

C) Media Accreditation Form for SB-13

D) UNFCCC Official Web site for SB-13

E) Documents for SB-13

F) Tentative schedule of special events during SB-13

OTHER Resources

The best briefing paper on this meeting is produced by John Lanchberry of Birdlife International. We have posted his briefing paper here.


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