At its 47th Session (Paris, France, 13-16 March 2018), the Panel decided to rename the Task Group on Data and Scenario Support for Impact and Climate Analysis (TGICA) to “Task Group on Data Support for Climate Change Assessments (TG-Data)”. The Panel also adopted terms of reference for the TG-Data and guidance for the core functions of the Data Distribution Centre (DDC). View page here.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at its 53rd (bis) Session (electronic and written session, 22-26 March) (IPCC-53 bis) established an Ad-hoc Group on Elections (AHGE) to identify proposals to recommend to the Panel on the size, structure and composition of the IPCC Bureau and any other Task Force Bureau for the Seventh Assessment cycle, referring to Rule 7 of Appendix C of the Principles Governing IPCC Work (Decision IPCC LIII(bis)-2.1). The agreed Terms of Reference included composition and mode of operation. View page here.