Bonn Climate Change Conference - Nov 2017

6 November - 17 November 2017, Bonn, Germany

Individual Meetings

SBSTA 47 6 November - 17 November 2017
COP 23 6 November - 17 November 2017
SBI 47 6 November - 17 November 2017
CMP 13 6 November - 17 November 2017
CMA 1-2 6 November - 17 November 2017

Updates from all meetings

Bonn News Updates 23: COP 23 adopts host of finance decisions
Penang, 27 November 2017 (TWN)

The UNFCCC’s COP23, held from 6-18 Nov. in Bonn, Germany, adopted a host of finance-related decisions.

Bonn News Updates 22: Divide over future of the Adaptation Fund under Paris Agreement
Penang, 24 November 2017 (Meena Raman and Aura Martinez)

Developed and developing countries are divided over the future and nature of the Adaptation Fund (AF) under the Paris Agreement (PA).  The AF is currently under the Kyoto Protocol (KP).

Bonn News Updates 21: Intense wrangling on modalities for addressing ex ante information on public finance
Penang, 24 November 2017 (TWN)

Developed countries’ reluctance to address the modalities for the ex-ante information on public financial resources to be provided to developing countries referred to in Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement (PA) delayed the closing of the UNFCCC’s 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP2

Bonn News Updates 20: Key outcomes from COP 23
Beijing, 22 November 2017 (Zhenyan Zhu)

Several key decisions and important outcomes were adopted at the recently concluded 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UNFCCC, which met from Nov 6 to 18 in Bonn, Germany.

Bonn News Updates 19: Conclusions adopted to advance Paris Agreement work programme
Kathmandu, 22 November 2017 (Prerna Bomzan and Meena Raman)

The meeting of UNFCCC’s Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) eventually closed after 1 am, early morning of 18 Nov, with the adoption of conclusions to advance the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP), overshooting its scheduled closing by three days, in Bonn, Germany.

Bonn News Updates 18: Developing countries welcome decisions at COP 23, and register concerns over finance issues
Kuala Lumpur, 21 November 2017 (Jade Chiang and Meena Raman)

Despite the delayed ending of the climate talks at Bonn by nearly a day, developing countries, in welcoming some key decisions adopted at COP 23, also emphatically registered their unhappiness over how the finance issues were addressed at the closing of the climate talks that took place early mor