COP 24

24th session of the Conference of the Parties

2 December - 14 December 2018, Katowice, Poland


Katowice News Updates 3: Resounding call to speed up implementation of Paris Agreement obligations
Katowice, 4 December 2018 (Evelyn Teh)

The official opening ceremony of the climate talks held on 3 Dec. in Katowice, Poland, heard a resounding call for Parties to take necessary actions in operationalising and fulfilling the Paris Agreement (PA) obligations.

Katowice News Updates 2: No issue should be left behind in package of decisions – say developing countries
Katowice, 3 December 2018 (Prerna Bomzan and Meena Raman)

At the launch of the year-end climate talks on 2nd Dec. in Katowice, Poland, under the UNFCCC, the Kyoto Protocol (KP) and the Paris Agreement (PA), developing countries under the G77 and China called for a package of decisions that “leaves no issue behind”.

Katowice News Updates 15: Important finance decisions adopted at climate talks
Katowice, 21 December 2018 (Indrajit Bose and Meena Raman)

Penang - A host of decisions on finance related matters were adopted on 15 Dec at the 24th session of the UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties (COP24), as well as the Conference of Parties serving as the meeting of Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA), in Katowice, Poland.

Katowice News Updates 14: The key decisions on the Paris Agreement implementation rules
Katowice, 20 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

Penang, 19 Dec – Following the adoption of the Paris Agreement (PA) in 2015 and its ratification the following year, developed and developing countries had been engaged in a battle of interpretation over the rules for implementation of the agreement.

Katowice News Updates 13: Decisions for implementation of Paris Agreement adopted
Katowice, 18 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

Decisions for the implementation of the Paris Agreement (PA) were adopted as a package by the Conference of Parties meeting as the Parties to the PA (CMA), late night on Saturday, 15 Dec, a day later than initially scheduled for the closure of the climate talks in Katowice, Poland.