48th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

30 April - 10 May 2018, Bonn, Germany


Bonn News Updates 8: Developing country delegates provide insights on climate negotiations
Bonn, 7 May 2018 (TWN)

Delegates from developing countries provided their insights into the on-going negotiations under the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement (PA) at a side-event organized on 30 April, at the opening of the Bonn climate talks.

Bonn News Updates 7: Need for comparable and balanced progress on all issues – say developing countries
Bonn, 7 May 2018 (Meena Raman)

Developing countries, led by the Group of 77 and China called for comparable and balanced progress in the negotiations on all elements of the package of decisions, to be adopted at the year-end climate talks under the UNFCCC.

Bonn News Updates 6: Divergent views on whether ‘modalities’ for finance information part of Paris mandate
Bonn, 4 May 2018 (Meena Raman)

Parties were divided on whether the issue of ‘modalities’ for the biennial communication of indicative information on the financial resources available to developing countries under Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement (PA) is part of the Agreement’s mandate and therefore, part of the PA’s Work Pro

Bonn News Updates 5: Developing countries frustrated in discussions over finance issue
Bonn, 3 May 2018 (TWN)

Bonn, 3 May 2018 (TWN) – Developing countries were visibly frustrated at the lack of willingness by developed countries to begin discussions over a proposal forwarded by the African Group on the identification of information to be provided under Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement (PA), at the cli

Bonn News Updates 4: Historical responsibility for climate change must not be forgotten- say developing countries
Bonn, 3 May 2018 (Prerna Bomzan)

Bonn, 3 May 2018, (Prerna Bomzan) – Several developing countries who spoke at the opening of the ‘Talanoa Dialogue’ (TD) held on 2 May, under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), reminded Parties that a missing question at the dialogue that deals with the historical responsibil