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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.