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Espinosa to diplomats: I seek your support for COP23

Patricia Espinosa

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, on Thursday, July 27, 2017 briefed embassies in Berlin, Germany regarding the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) holding in Bonn, Germany from November 6 to 17, 2017. The UNFCCC secretariat is hosting COP23, in close collaboration with the Government of Fiji, who will serve as the ...

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Bonn talks made limited impact – LDC group

Gebru Jember Endalew

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany came to a conclusion on Thursday, May 18, 2017 with Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) group, Gebru Jember Endalew, saying that even though delegates made some amount of progress, things could however have turned out better. He said: “The LDCs are pleased that some valuable progress was made during ...

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Fiji’s vision for COP23, by Bainimarama

Frank-Bainimarama

Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama, as incoming President of the UN Climate Change Conference in November 2017 in Bonn, Germany, addressed delegates on Thursday, May 18 2017, the final day of the May UN Climate Change Conference in the former German capital. In his address, he set out his vision for Fiji’s Presidency of COP23. Excerpts: Certainly, the ball is being passed ...

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Bonn: Fiji outlines COP23 priorities, as nations make progress on Paris Agreement implementation guidelines

Fiji

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) May conference closed in Bonn on Thursday, May 18, 2017 with Fiji Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, the in-coming president of COP23, presenting his political vision for the November Summit. These include forging “a grand coalition to accelerate climate action before 2020 and beyond between civil society, the scientific community, the private sector ...

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Bonn talks: Countries make progress on ‘Rulebook’, as reactions trail summit

Bonn-meeting

Negotiators at the UN climate change talks in Bonn, Germany have been working through details of the Rulebook, an operational blueprint that will ensure the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement. Observers are applauding progress made in Bonn, with negotiators advancing work on the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Indeed, countries reportedly stayed focused on the task at hand: building ...

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Countries share climate achievements, highlight benefits of action

Bonn-meeting

Some 17 developed countries and 10 developing countries presented their actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to date and highlighted key achievements, challenges and benefits of climate action. One of those developing countries was Mauritania, the first LDC participating in this type of forum and presenting a clear plan of action on climate change. During the presentations by the 17 ...

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Bonn climate talks: LDC group to push for ambitious action

Gebru Jember Endalew

Another round of the United Nations climate change negotiations commences on Monday, May 8, 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Observers have underlined the need for the 10-day international conference to advance substantive progress on the rules and processes that will fully operationalise the Paris Agreement. The session marks the half-way point to the finalisation of this process by 2018. Chair of ...

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Bonn meeting to advance guidelines for Paris Agreement’s full implementation

World Conference Centre Bonn

In a next round of UN climate change negotiations, nations are meeting in Bonn, Germany from Monday, May 8 to Thursday, May 18, 2017 to further develop the guidelines needed to fully implement the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement now and over the decades to come. Issues under discussion range from ensuring transparency on the reporting of climate action ...

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COP22 bureau prepares May climate talks in Bonn

mezouar

COP22 President and Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Salaheddine Mezouar, presided over a meeting of the COP22/CMP12/CMA1 Bureau, on Friday, March 17 2017 in Rabat, Morocco, that included the participation of the international members of the COP22/CMP12/CMA1 Bureau, a high-level delegation from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) headed by Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa and the chairs of the ...

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COP23: To Bonn and beyond, by Bainimarama

Fiji President

Incoming COP23 President, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji, in a recent message, says he will be totally focused on achieving the best possible outcome at the next global climate change summit, scheduled to hold November this year in Bonn, Germany Bula vinaka! Wherever you are the world, I convey my warmest greetings, along with the greetings of the Fijian ...

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