SBI 46

46th session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation

8 May - 18 May 2017, Bonn, Germany


Update 9: No consensus yet on UNFCCC Secretariat budget
Bonn, 15 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

After six days of deliberations at the Bonn climate talks last week on the programme budget of the UNFCCC Secretariat for the biennium 2018-2019, Parties are nowhere near to approving it as it was deemed to be skewed against the interests of developing countries.

Update 8: G77 says developed countries using process to reinterpret Paris Agreement
Bonn, 12 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

The G77 and China said that developed countries are intending to reinterpret the Paris Agreement (PA) by their stance in the negotiations at the Bonn climate talks.

Update 7: Deep divide over issue of nationally determined contributions
Bonn, 11 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

Parties at informal consultations on the issue of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) held on May 9 under the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA), had a very rich expression of views that revealed a deep divide over the features, information and accounting of NDCs.

Update 6: Concerns over proposed elimination of UNFCCC contribution to IPCC
Bonn, 11 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Developing countries at the climate talks in Bonn expressed concerns over the proposed elimination of the contribution by the UNFCCC to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as contained in the proposed programme budget for the period 2018-2019.

Update 15: Developing countries raise unhappiness over Global Environment Facility
Bonn, 24 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Kuala Lumpur – Dissatisfaction of developing countries with the non-responsiveness of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) to their requests for assistance surfaced at the closing plenary of the 46th session of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI46) on 18 May in Bonn, Germany.

Update 14: New market mechanisms under Paris Agreement should not replicate failed models –say ALBA
Bonn, 22 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Kuala Lumpur, 22 May (Jade Chiang+) – At the closing plenary of the 46th session of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA46) in Bonn on 18 May, many Parties welcomed progress of work on what is termed as ‘Article 6 mechanisms’ of the Paris Agreement (PA), dea

Update 12: Parties attempt to reflect positions in informal notes
Bonn, 17 May 2017 (T. Ajit and Jade Chiang)

Over the past two days, on 16 and 17 May, Parties under the informal consultations of the UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the PA (APA) have been engaged in intense discussions in order to ensure that their positions are reflected in the notes that are prepared by the co-facilitators of the vario

Update 11: Parties share COP 23 expectations
Bonn, 15 May 2017 (Jade Chiang)

Three issues emerged as key expectations of Parties to the outcome of the year-end climate talks under the UNFCCC to be hosted by Fiji in Bonn later this year.

Update 10: Call for strengthening inter-linkages in the Paris Agreement work
Bonn, 15 May 2017 (T. Ajit)

A joint meeting of the UNFCCC’s bodies tasked with mandates related to the implementation of the Paris Agreement (PA) met to hear Parties on the inter-linkages of their respective work.

Update 1: Issues facing the Bonn climate talks
Bonn, 8 May 2017 (Meena Raman and T.Ajit)

The climate change talks under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will kick off in Bonn from 8-18 May, 2017.