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All parties...should continue to advance the implementation of their commitments under the convention to address climate change and its adverse effects in order to achieve sustainable development;

(e) Adaptation to the adverse effects of climate change is of high priority for all countries. Developing countries are particularly vulnerable, especially the least developed countries and small island developing states...Effective and result-based measures should be supported for the development of approaches...on vulnerability and adaptation, as well as capacity-building... The measures should include full implementation of existing commitments under the convention and the Marrakesh accords.

(f) Parties should promote informal exchange of information on actions relating to mitigation and adaptation to assist parties to continue to develop effective and appropriate responses to climate change;

(g) The specific needs and concerns of developing country parties arising from the adverse effects of climate change and the impact of the implementation of response measures should be given full consideration;

(h) International cooperation should be promoted in developing and disseminating innovative technologies in respect of key sectors of development, particularly energy, and of investment...

(i) Technology transfer should be strengthened, including through concrete projects and capacity-building in all relevant sectors such as energy, transport, industry, health, agriculture, biodiversity, forestry and waste management. Technological advances should be promoted through research and development, economic diversification and strengthening of relevant regional, national and local institutions...;

(j) Access should be improved to reliable, affordable, economically viable, socially acceptable and environmentally sound energy services and resources...through various means;

(k) Actions are required to diversify energy supply by developing advanced, cleaner, more efficient, affordable and cost-effective energy technologies, including fossil fuel technologies and renewable energy technologies, hydro included, and their transfer to developing countries on concessional terms as mutually agreed;

(l) Actions are required at all substantially increase the global share of renewable energy sources with the objective of increasing their contribution to total energy supply, recognizing the role of national and voluntary regional targets as well as initiatives, where they exist, and ensuring that energy policies are supportive to developing countries’ efforts to eradicate poverty;

(m) Parties should further implement their commitments under the convention...Parties, those relating to the provision of financial resources, technology transfer and capacity-building, ...demonstrate that they are taking the lead in modifying longer-term trends in anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, consistent with the ultimate objective of the convention, through the adoption of national policies and corresponding measures for the mitigation of climate change;

All parties welcome the good cooperation achieved at the conference of the parties particular the progress of technical work and the constructive discussions that have taken place...

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