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|Climate Change Secretariat|
|The main functions of the secretariat are to make practical arrangements for sessions of the Convention bodies, to assist Parties in implementing their commitments, to provide support to on-going negotiations and to coordinate with the secretariats of other relevant international bodies.
Specific tasks of the secretariat include the preparation of official documents for the COP and subsidiary bodies, the coordination of In-Depth Reviews of Annex I Party national communications and the compilation of greenhouse gas inventory data. The growth in technical work needed since the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol (e.g. on reporting guidelines and the LULUCF sector) is leading to a trend of increased technical expertise within the secretariat. The Convention secretariat will also serve the Kyoto Protocol and its bodies.
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