COP 22

22nd session of the Conference of the Parties

UNFCCC / COP 22
7 November - 18 November 2016, Marrakesh, Morocco

Updates

Update 3: Climate talks open in Marrakech, Morocco
8 November 2016

Climate talks open in Marrakech, Morocco

Update 29: Economic transformation in the South in response to climate change needs support
Marrakech, 6 December 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

Kuala Lumpur – Economic transformation in response to climate change needs the partnership and support of developed countries, said developing countries at the recently concluded climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco.

Update 28: Parties agree to ad hoc technical expert group on impact of response measures
Marrakech, 2 December 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

Kuala Lumpur – Parties at the UNFCCC’s 45th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI45) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA45), reached agreement on 11 Nov to constitute an ad hoc technical expert group to advance the technical work on the impact o

Update 27: Difficult negotiations on long-term climate finance in climate talks
Marrakech, 2 December 2016 (T Ajit and Meena Raman)

Penang, 1 Dec. — At the recently concluded climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco, Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted a key decision on long-term climate finance (LTF) on the final day of the meeting on 18 Nov, after much wrangling on some key issues.

Update 26: Subsidiary body to operationalise indigenous peoples’ platform on climate change
Marrakech, 28 November 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

Kuala Lumpur – The 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has agreed that the Subsidiary Body on Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) will undertake work on operationalising the platform for the exchange of experiences and sharing

Update 25: US President-elect called to show leadership at closing of climate talks
Marrakech, 24 November 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Nov (Hilary Chiew) – In the wake of the recent elections in the United States, the host of next year’s climate talks has made a plea to the President-elect Donald Trump to show leadership as the second largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world.

Update 24: Science and equity demand urgent action on climate now say developing countries
Marrakech, 23 November 2016 (Zhenyan Zhu)

Developing country delegates called on developed countries to enhance ambition in climate action now and provide the means of implementation to developing countries, as both science and equity demanded acting with urgency, and not to put off actions to after 2020 as is the case under the Paris Ag

Update 23: Climate talks close with developing countries calling for strong pre-2020 action
Marrakech, 22 November 2016 (T Ajit)

The Marrakech climate talks, which began on 7 Nov closed around 2 am on 19 Nov, with developing countries making a strong plea for pre-2020 climate action and for developed countries to fulfill their pre-2020 commitments.

Update 21: TWN Marrakesh News Update No. 21: Marrakech proclamation for action on climate and sustainable development issued
Marrakech, 19 November 2016 (Hilary Chiew)

Marrakech proclamation for action on climate and sustainable development issued

Update 2: Parties provide views on work of Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement
Marrakech, 8 November 2016 (T Ajit)

Following the opening of the 22nd meeting of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, Morocco on 7 November, the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA), a body established following the adoption of the Paris Agreement

Update 19: Proposals on decision-making process and UNFCCC amendments referred to COP 23
Marrakech, 17 November 2016 (Zhenyan Zhu)

Consideration of a proposal related to decision-making in the process of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and two others on amending specific provisions will continue at the next session of the Conference of the Parties.

Update 18: TWN Marrakesh News Update No. 18: High level call to fulfil USD 100 billion a year promise for climate actions
16 November 2016

High level call to fulfil USD 100 billion a year promise for climate actions

Update 15: Facilitative dialogue on enhancing ambition and support provides key findings
Marrakech, 15 November 2016 (Zhenyan Zhu)

The UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties at its 22st (COP 22) session in Marrakech convened the first part of the ‘Facilitative Dialogue on Enhancing Ambition and Support’ on 11 November.

Update 14: Unease over 'Marrakech Call for Action'
Marrakech, 14 November 2016 (Hilary Chiew and Zhenyan Zhu)

Unease has emerged among some developing countries over the content of a confidential document being prepared behind closed doors by the Moroccan Presidency of the UN climate talks billed the ‘Marrakech Call for Action’.

Update 13: Parties clash over public registry for NDCs and adaptation communications
Marrakech, 14 November 2016 (Zhenyan Zhu and Meena Raman)

Differences of views between developed and developing countries have emerged on how they view the public registry for nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and for adaptation communications under the Paris Agreement (PA).

Update 1: What to expect at the Marrakech climate talks
Marrakech, 7 November 2016 (Meena Raman)

The annual year end climate talks under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will kick off in Marrakech, Morocco, on  7 Nov. and is expected to end 18 Nov.