CMP 15

15th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol

UNFCCC / Kyoto Protocol / CMP 15
2 December - 13 December 2019, Madrid, Spain

Updates

Madrid News Update 8: Developing countries raise concerns over the participation of the US at climate talks
Madrid, 6 December 2019 (TWN)

Concerns have arisen among developing countries over the participation of the United States (US) in deliberations happening under the Kyoto Protocol as well as under the Paris Agreement at the Madrid climate talks.

Madrid News Update 5: Disagreements continue over membership of Adaptation Fund Board
Madrid, 5 December 2019 (TWN)

Discussions on the membership of the Adaptation Fund Board continued to be contentious at the ongoing climate talks in Madrid, with developing countries calling for a procedural discussion on the matter, and developed countries calling for changing the composition of the AF Board through a substa

Madrid News Update 2: Need for transformational approach in tackling climate change – says UN Secretary-General
Madrid, 3 December 2019 (Prerna Bomzan)

At the opening ceremony of the climate talks in Madrid, Spain on 2nd Dec, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said that what the world needed in tackling climate change was “not an incremental approach, but a transformational one”, that involved “rapid and deep change in the w

Madrid News Update 11: Key issues not resolved by Subsidiary Bodies to be handled by Ministers
Madrid, 10 December 2019 (TWN)

As the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies (SBs) concluded their work and held their final plenary meetings late night on 9 Dec that spilled over to early morning of 10th  Dec, many key issues remain unresolved at the Madrid climate talks, which will now be handled by “pairs of ministers” and “senior member

Madrid News Update 1: Main issues facing UN climate talks in Madrid
Madrid, 2 December 2019 (Meena Raman)

Amidst continuing protests in Chile, the annual climate talks under the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC), originally scheduled to take place in Santiago, will now kick-off in Madrid, Spain, from 2nd – 13 Dec, 2019, with the Chilean Minister of Environment, Carolina Schmidt, pre