Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017

8 May - 18 May 2017, Bonn, Germany

Individual Meetings

APA 1-3 8 May - 18 May 2017
SBSTA 46 8 May - 18 May 2017
SBI 46 8 May - 18 May 2017

Updates from all meetings

Bonn News Updates 17: Parties engage in intense discussion on transparency of support
Bonn, 26 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Penang  — Parties to the UNFCCC’s Ad hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) had an intense discussion on transparency of support, relating to the provision of finance, technology transfer and capacity building under the Paris Agreement (PA).

Bonn News Updates 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

Bonn News Updates 15: Developing countries raise unhappiness over Global Environment Facility
Bonn, 24 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Kuala Lumpur – Dissatisfaction of developing countries with the non-responsiveness of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) to their requests for assistance surfaced at the closing plenary of the 46th session of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI46) on 18 May in Bonn, Germany.

Bonn News Updates 14: New market mechanisms under Paris Agreement should not replicate failed models –say ALBA
Bonn, 22 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Kuala Lumpur, 22 May (Jade Chiang+) – At the closing plenary of the 46th session of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA46) in Bonn on 18 May, many Parties welcomed progress of work on what is termed as ‘Article 6 mechanisms’ of the Paris Agreement (PA), dea

Bonn News Updates 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.

Bonn News Updates 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