Climate Change Capacity Project-Africa: Report of the Workshop July 17-21, 2000, Dakar, Senegal

By Angela Churie Kallhauge, Chad Carpenter on January 27, 2002
Negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Kyoto Protocol have become extremely complicated, both in the issues under discussion and in the process of addressing them. Individual negotiators are increasingly called upon to address several technical, political and economic issues that often lie outside their areas of professional expertise. For this reason, many developed countries have expanded their delegations to include a range of experts. Developing country representation, however, is generally limited to people with technical backgrounds, or those in the diplomatic service with limited experience in the issues.

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IISD, 2002