APA 1-3

1-3 Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement

UNFCCC / APA 1-3
8 May - 18 May 2017, Bonn, Germany

Updates

Update 5: U.S. inaction on climate change will condemn present and future generations to suffering
Bonn, 10 May 2017 (Prerna Bomzan)

Bonn, 10 May (Prerna Bomzan*) –  Inaction by the United States (US) on climate change will condemn present and future generations to much suffering, said a leading developing country climate change negotiator at a side-event at the climate talks taking place in Bonn, Germany.

Update 4: Call for balanced progress in Paris Agreement work
Bonn, 10 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Bonn, 10 May (T Ajit) – Developing countries reiterated the call to ensure balanced progress on all items related to the implementation of the Paris Agreement (PA) across the various bodies under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Update 22: Parties discuss facilitation of Paris Agreement implementation and compliance
Bonn, 31 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Kuala Lumpur, 30 May (Jade Chiang) – Following a rich discussion, Parties to the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) agreed to the call for focused submissions and a round table to promote further understanding of views on facilitating the implementation and promoting compl

Update 21: No agreement on timing of process to set new finance goal
Bonn, 30 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Penang  — Parties to the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on Paris Agreement (APA) discussed the process for setting a new collective quantified goal on finance and but could not reach agreement on the matter.

Update 20: Deep divide over how Adaptation Fund will serve Paris Agreement
Bonn, 30 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Kuala Lumpur – Deep disagreement emerged among Parties of the UNFCCC in the discussion on the Adaptation Fund (AF) serving the Paris Agreement (PA).

Update 2: Paris Agreement should not be renegotiated, say developing countries
Bonn, 10 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Bonn, 9 May (T Ajit) - As climate change talks under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) convened in Bonn on 8 May, developing countries conveyed unequivocally that the Paris Agreement (PA) must not be renegotiated, nor its provisions reinterpreted. 

Update 19: Developed countries say no to guidance on support for adaptation communication
Bonn, 29 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Penang — Parties to the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) discussed the issue of ‘adaptation communication’ spread over several informal consultations during the two weeks of climate talks held in Bonn from 8-18 May.

Update 18: Parties discuss transparency related to climate change impacts and adaptation
Bonn, 29 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Penang- Parties to the UNFCCC’s Ad hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) discussed information related to climate change impacts and adaptation in relation to the transparency framework during the two weeks of the recently held climate talks in Bonn from 8-18 May.

Update 16: Divergent views on information guidance on NDCs
Bonn, 25 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Penang – Parties to the UNFCCC’s Ad hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) had a rich discussion on information to facilitate transparency, clarity and understanding of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) which also saw the expression an expression of divergent views, at the recent

Update 13: Parties agree on further work on Paris Agreement rules after tussle
Bonn, 19 May 2017 (T. Ajit and Meena Raman)

The UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on The Paris Agreement (APA) ended its work on 18 May, after lengthy deliberations and four versions of the draft conclusions which finally got adopted late evening at 9.30 pm.

Update 12: Parties attempt to reflect positions in informal notes
Bonn, 17 May 2017 (T. Ajit and Jade Chiang)

Over the past two days, on 16 and 17 May, Parties under the informal consultations of the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the PA (APA) have been engaged in intense discussions in order to ensure that their positions are reflected in the notes that are prepared by the co-facilitators of the vario

Update 10: Call for strengthening inter-linkages in the Paris Agreement work
Bonn, 15 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

A joint meeting of the UNFCCC’s bodies tasked with mandates related to the implementation of the Paris Agreement (PA) met to hear Parties on the inter-linkages of their respective work.