Madrid Climate Change Conference - Dec 2019

2 December - 13 December 2019, Madrid, Spain

Individual Meetings

COP 25 2 December - 13 December 2019
SBI 51 2 December - 13 December 2019
SBSTA 51 2 December - 13 December 2019
CMP 15 2 December - 13 December 2019
CMA 2 2 December - 13 December 2019

Updates from all meetings

Madrid News Update 16: Efforts continue to bridge outstanding issues on final day of climate talks
Madrid, 13 December 2019 (TWN)

The climate talks under the UNFCCC are scheduled to end today, 13 Dec.

Madrid News Update 15: Developing countries call for measures to address pre-2020 gaps
Madrid, 12 December 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

Several key developing countries called for measures to address the pre-2020 gaps in ambition and climate finance caused by the developed countries failure to abide by the agreements reached under the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol, and stressed that this was necessary in ensuring trust and confid

Madrid News Update 14: COP 25 President stresses importance of pre-2020 commitments
Madrid, 11 December 2019 (Evelyn Teh)

The high-level segment of the Madrid climate talks opened with an opening ceremony, morning of 10th Dec 2019.

Madrid News Update 13: Difficult issues under Article 6 of Paris Agreement negotiations
Madrid, 11 December 2019 (Prerna Bomzan)

At the on-going climate talks in Madrid, negotiations on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) continue to be embroiled in many difficult and contentious issues, making the path to reaching an outcome agreeable to all Parties a rather challenging task.

Madrid News Update 12: Developing countries question lack of balance in treatment of issues at SBSTA
Madrid, 10 December 2019 (TWN)

The 51st Session of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) closed at 2.20 am on 10 Dec following an intense exchange among Parties over the lack of balance in the treatment of issues, particularly of importance to developing countries.

Madrid News Update 11: Key issues not resolved by Subsidiary Bodies to be handled by Ministers
Madrid, 10 December 2019 (TWN)

As the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies (SBs) concluded their work and held their final plenary meetings late night on 9 Dec that spilled over to early morning of 10th  Dec, many key issues remain unresolved at the Madrid climate talks, which will now be handled by “pairs of ministers” and “senior member