COP 25

25th session of the Conference of the Parties

2 December - 13 December 2019, Madrid, Spain


Madrid News Update 9: Carbon neutral target for all by 2050 disregards equity and climate justice
Madrid, 9 December 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

At a side-event held on Dec 2 at the climate talks in Madrid, several developing country delegates gave their reflections on the theme of ‘Equity in the implementation of the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement’, organised by Third World Network, and pointed out that recent calls for all countries to

Madrid News Update 8: Developing countries raise concerns over the participation of the US at climate talks
Madrid, 6 December 2019 (TWN)

Concerns have arisen among developing countries over the participation of the United States (US) in deliberations happening under the Kyoto Protocol as well as under the Paris Agreement at the Madrid climate talks.

Madrid News Update 7: Developing countries call for work programme on closing pre-2020 implementation gaps
Madrid, 6 December 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

Developing countries, led by the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC), called for a mandate at the UNFCCC COP 25 for a two-year work programme on closing the pre-2020 implementation gaps under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol.

Madrid News Update 6: Developed countries oppose long-term finance discussions under UNFCCC post 2020
Madrid, 6 December 2019 (TWN)

At the on-going climate talks in Madrid, developed countries are opposed to continuing discussions on long-term finance under the UNFCCC post 2020, and want further discussions on finance to take place under the Paris Agreement.

Madrid News Update 5: Disagreements continue over membership of Adaptation Fund Board
Madrid, 5 December 2019 (TWN)

Discussions on the membership of the Adaptation Fund Board continued to be contentious at the ongoing climate talks in Madrid, with developing countries calling for a procedural discussion on the matter, and developed countries calling for changing the composition of the AF Board through a substa