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
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.
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.
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.
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