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Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events
and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation

The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) is now underway. It will consist of three Working Group (WG) Reports and a Synthesis Report, to be completed in 2013/2014:

WG I: The Physical Science Basis - mid September 2013

WG II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability - mid March 2014

WG III: Mitigation of Climate Change - early April 2014

AR5 Synthesis Report (SYR) - October 2014

The AR5 will provide an update of knowledge on the scientific, technical and socio-economic aspects of climate change. Information about the outline and other content to be addressed can be found in the AR5 reference document and SYR Scoping document.
More than 800 authors, selected from around 3000 nominations, are involved in writing the reports. First Lead Authors meetings have been held. For the schedule of AR5 related meetings, review periods, and other important dates, please refer to the calendar.

A number of workshops and expert meetings, in support of the assessment process, have been held.


IPCC presence and activities at COP-17/CMP-7
  • Statement by the Secretary of the IPCC at SBSTA
  • Statement by the IPCC Chair at the COP Plenary
  • Joint IPCC-SBSTA Special Event to present SREX
  • TFI side event: Finalization of 2006 IPCC Guidelines Software

IPCC 34th Plenary Session,
Kampala, Uganda



Procedures: Appendix A

Programme and Budget;
     Procedures: Appendix B

Conflict of Interest Policy

IPCC 33rd Plenary Session,
Abu Dhabi, UAE


Final Report of the 33rd Session of IPCC

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Science Officer (IPCC WGI TSU)