The IPCC has completed its Fourth Assessment Report with the release of the Synthesis Report in Valencia, Spain, on November 17, 2007. This Synthesis Report has been acknowledged worldwide as perhaps the strongest document brought out by the IPCC on all aspects of including impacts and options for mitigation of emissions of greenhouse gases. It may be noted the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 has been awarded jointly to the IPCC and former US Vice President Al Gore. This development highlights the importance of climate change and its linkages with the prospects for peace and security in various parts of the world.
Dr. Pachauri will be visiting Japan during the period 18-21 December and would be visiting Tokyo as well as Kyoto for several speaking engagements. Further information please contact the United Nations Information Centre:
United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Ms. Kishida, Mr. Oguri
Tel: + 81-3-5467-4451
Fax: + 81-3-5467-4455
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