COP 23

23rd session of the Conference of the Parties

6 November - 17 November 2017, Bonn, Germany


Bonn News Updates 4: Developing countries raise key concerns over issues under the SBI
Bonn, 7 November 2017 (Jade Chiang and Meena Raman)

Developing countries several key concerns at the opening of the 47th session of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI 47) on  6 Nov. , which was held after the official opening of the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UNFCCC in Bonn.

Bonn News Updates 3: Climate talks open with call for urgent action
Bonn, 7 November 2017 (Zhu Zhenyan)

The meetings of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its Kyoto Protocol (KP) and Paris Agreement (PA) as well as the meetings of the Subsidiary Bodies serving these treaties kicked off on 6 November.

Bonn News Updates 23: COP 23 adopts host of finance decisions
Penang, 27 November 2017 (TWN)

The UNFCCC’s COP23, held from 6-18 Nov. in Bonn, Germany, adopted a host of finance-related decisions.

Bonn News Updates 22: Divide over future of the Adaptation Fund under Paris Agreement
Penang, 24 November 2017 (Meena Raman and Aura Martinez)

Developed and developing countries are divided over the future and nature of the Adaptation Fund (AF) under the Paris Agreement (PA).  The AF is currently under the Kyoto Protocol (KP).

Bonn News Updates 21: Intense wrangling on modalities for addressing ex ante information on public finance
Penang, 24 November 2017 (TWN)

Developed countries’ reluctance to address the modalities for the ex-ante information on public financial resources to be provided to developing countries referred to in Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement (PA) delayed the closing of the UNFCCC’s 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP2