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