COP 24

24th session of the Conference of the Parties

2 December - 14 December 2018, Katowice, Poland


Katowice News Updates 1: Key challenges at COP 24
Katowice, 3 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

The year end climate talks under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Kyoto Protocol (KP) and the Paris Agreement (PA) will take place in Katowice, Poland from 2nd to 14 Dec.

Katowice News Updates 10: Clean texts on Paris Agreement guidelines expected
Katowice, 13 December 2018 (Meena Raman)

Clean texts on the guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement being crafted under the UNFCCC’s COP 24 President, are expected to be made available to Parties around noon of Thursday, 13 Dec.

Katowice News Updates 11: Pre-2020 ambition gap must not be shifted to developing countries
Katowice, 13 December 2018 (Prerna Bomzan)

The gap in ambition for emissions reductions of developed countries in the pre-2020 period must not be passed on to developing countries in the post 2020 timeframe of the Paris Agreement (PA), and must be the responsibility of developed countries.

Katowice News Updates 12: Clarity and predictability of climate finance needed for national planning in developing countries
Katowice, 14 December 2018 (Evelyn Teh)

Having clarity and predictability on the sources of climate finance is key for decision-makers in developing countries to ensure that climate considerations are mainstreamed into national development plans and policies.

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.