Updates from all meetings
Several key decisions and important outcomes were adopted at the recently concluded 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UNFCCC, which met from Nov 6 to 18 in Bonn, Germany.
The meeting of UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) eventually closed after 1 am, early morning of 18 Nov, with the adoption of conclusions to advance the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP), overshooting its scheduled closing by three days, in Bonn, Germany.
Despite the delayed ending of the climate talks at Bonn by nearly a day, developing countries, in welcoming some key decisions adopted at COP 23, also emphatically registered their unhappiness over how the finance issues were addressed at the closing of the climate talks that took place early mor
The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UN Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) closed early morning of Saturday18 Nov, a day later than its scheduled ending, with the adoption of what was called the “Fiji Momentum for Implementation”, (also known as decision 1/CP.23).
The opening of the high-level segment of the climate talks in Bonn presided over by Fiji, saw world leaders calling on all Parties to show more ambition and to move faster together on climate change.
As the ongoing climate talks intensify, ministers of Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) underlined the importance of the conference to prepare the ground towards the completion of the work related to the implementation of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Conventio