Bonn Climate News Updates (May 2016)

Publisher: TWN
ISBN: 978-967-0747-15-6
Year: 2016   No. of pages: 84 pp
21 cm x 30 cm


About the Book

This is a collection of 23 News Updates prepared by the Third World Network for and during the recent United Nations Climate Change Talks – the forty-fourth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 44) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 44), as well as the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1) – in Bonn, Germany from 16 to 26 May 2016.


Bonn News Updates

1.     Battle of Interpretation over Paris Agreement Begins                                                                             

2.     Implementation of Paris Agreement Must Preserve Balance on All Issues, Say Developing Countries     

3.     New Body on Paris Agreement Suspends Meeting to Hold Consultations on Agenda

4.     Developing Countries Call for Rules to Guide Engagement of Non-state Actors in the UNFCCC

5.     APA Adopts Agenda after Intense Deliberations


6.     APA: Parties Discuss Preliminary Organisation of Work

7.     APA Co-chairs Propose Single Contact Group to Address Substantive Work

8.     Developing Countries Stress Need to Ensure Balance in the Work post-Paris

9.     APA: Parties Begin Initial Exchange of Views on Features of NDCs and Other Issues

10.   APA: Parties Exchange Views on Adaptation Communication

11.   APA: North-South Divide over Transparency Framework in the Paris Agreement

12.   Developing Countries Stress Implementation of pre-2020 Commitments at COP 22

13.   APA Adopts Conclusions on Working Mode for Morocco Session

14.   SBI: Adoption of Conclusion on Non-state Actors with No Agreement on Private Sector Conflict of Interest

15.   SBI: Developing Countries Stress pre-2020 Actions and Support

16.   APA: Parties Exchange Views on Taking Stock of Implementation of Paris Agreement

17.   APA: Discussion on How to Facilitate Implementation of Paris Agreement

18.   SBSTA: Developing Countries Disappointed over Opposition to References to UNFCCC

19.   APA: Interesting Exchange on Implications of Early Entry into Force of Paris Agreement

20.   SBI/SBSTA: Scope of Next Periodic Review on Global Goal to be Considered in May 2017

21.   SBI/SBSTA: Parties Move Forward on Economic Diversification and Just Transition Work  

22.   The Paris Agreement: A Step to Enhance UNFCCC Implementation, Say Developing Countries              

23.   Disagreement over Discussions on New Activity under the Clean Development Mechanism       

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