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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.