Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016

16 May - 26 May 2016, Bonn, Germany

Individual Meetings

SBI 44 16 May - 26 May 2016
SBSTA 44 16 May - 26 May 2016
APA 1 16 May - 26 May 2016

Updates from all meetings

Bonn News Updates 23: Disagreement over discussions on new activity under the Clean Development Mechanism
Bonn, 8 June 2016 (Kate Dooley)

London - Disagreements arose among Parties at the recent UNFCCC climate talks in Bonn, during discussions on a proposal to apply the existing clean development mechanism (CDM) modalities and procedures for afforestation / reforestation projects (A/R) to a new activity viz.

Bonn News Updates 22: The Paris Agreement: A step to enhance UNFCCC implementation, say developing countries
Bonn, 6 June 2016 (Indrajit Bose)

New Delhi – In describing the Paris Agreement (PA) as being “historic” and an important “milestone”, key developing countries stressed that the Agreement is to enhance the implementation of the UNFCCC and not to replace it.

Bonn News Updates 21: SBI/SBSTA: Parties move forward on economic diversification and just transition work
Bonn, 6 June 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

Kuala Lumpur – Parties to the UNFCCC at the recently concluded climate talks in Bonn agreed to advance further work on the impact on developing countries, of the implementation of response measures (to address climate change) by developed countries.

Bonn News Updates 20: SBI/SBSTA: Scope of next periodic review on global goal to be considered in May 2017
Bonn, 6 June 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

Kuala Lumpur – Parties to the UNFCCC at the recently concluded climate talks in Bonn agreed to further consider the scope of the next periodic review of the long-term global goal under the Convention, and of overall progress towards achieving it, in May 2017 at the 46th sessions of the subsidiary

Bonn News Updates 19: APA: Interesting exchange on implications of early entry into force of Paris Agreement
Bonn, 3 June 2016 (Indrajit Bose, Meena Raman)

New Delhi — Parties to the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) had an interesting exchange of views on the implications of an early entry into force of the Paris Agreement (PA) at the recently held session of climate talks in Bonn.

Bonn News Updates 18: SBSTA: Developing countries disappointed over opposition to references to UNFCCC
Bonn, 2 June 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

Kuala Lumpur, 2 June (Hilary Chiew) – Developing countries expressed deep disappointment that no conclusions could be reached on the issue of adaptation measures in agriculture at the UNFCCC’s 44th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at the recently conc