Decision 9/CP.3

2nd plenary meeting
1 December 1997
 

Development and transfer of technologies
The Conference of the Parties,

    Recalling the relevant provisions of the programme for the further implementation of Agenda 21 on the transfer of environmentally sound technologies adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its nineteenth special session,

    Noting the role of the public and private sectors in developing and disseminating environmentally sound and economically viable technologies related to the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change,

    Recognizing the progress made by countries in fostering the institutional and regulatory environment necessary for the introduction of environmentally sound technologies and the need for continued efforts by Parties to remove existing market barriers to technology dissemination,

    Recalling its decisions 13/CP.1 and 7/CP.2 on transfer of technology,

    Having considered the progress reports presented by the Convention secretariat on the development and transfer of technology,

    1. Reaffirms its decisions 13/CP.1 and 7/CP.2 on transfer of technology;

    2. Requests the Convention secretariat:

    3. Requests the Subsidiary Body for Implementation to consider options for funding (an) international technology information centre(s) and enhancing support for national or regional centres;

    4. Requests the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice to forward any conclusions regarding technology information centres and enhancing support for national or regional centres to the Subsidiary Body for Implementation for consideration;

    5. Urges Parties:

 
 FCCC/SB/1997/1, 3 and 4; and FCCC/SBSTA/1997/10.
FCCC/SBSTA/1997/6, section IV, A.