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Bonn Climate Change Talks - June 2009

1-12 June 2009 | Bonn, Germany

Read the daily reports of the meeting
Coverage of Selected Side Events
Daily Bulletins

Highlights for Thursday, 11 June 2009

In the morning and afternoon, the AWG-LCA met in an informal plenary. Throughout the day, contact groups and informal consultations took place under the AWG-KP.

The Greenpeace "Climate Alarm" van used a siren to draw attention to the risks posed by climate change
Daily web coverage (click on the following links to see the daily web pages for the meeting)
1 June - 2 June - 3 June - 4 June - 5 June - 6 June - 8 June - 9 June - 10 June - 11 June - 12 June
Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA): Finanace and Mitigation

Maas Goote (EU) called for a common vision on how the global carbon market may develop, taking into consideration the relationship between the market mechanisms created under the Protocol and those being proposed under the AWG-LCA.

Shirley Moroka (South Africa)
On economic and social consequences of response measures, Mohammad Al Sabban (Saudi Arabia) opposed a structural proposal by some parties to hold the whole section in abeyance pending results from relevant work under the joint SBSTA/SBI contact group and the AWG-KP.
Luiz Machado, AWG-LCA Vice-Chair and Halldor Thorgeirsson, UNFCCC Secretariat, look through the list of parties' submissions.

Bernarditas Muller (Philippines) for the G-77/CHINA, noted that the finance text was shorter than other sections and stressed the importance of the issue.

Fei Teng (China)
Kunihiko Shimada (Japan) opposed creating a forum focused on sharing information, experiences and views on the economic and social consequences of response measures.
Contact group on potential consequences
Around the Conference
Maria Gutierrez and Andrew Howard, UNFCCC Secretariat, during the discussions on REDD.
The delegation from Uruguay.
Yvo de Boer, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, met with members of the ENB team.
The Senegalese delegation.
Signatures and stamps on the "Seal the Deal!" fabric. "Seal the Deal!" is a campaign encouraging governments to seal the deal on a fair, balanced and effective climate agreement when they meet in Copenhagen in December.
"Negotiator Trackers" after the session.
Daily web coverage (click on the following links to see the daily web pages for the meeting)
1 June - 2 June - 3 June - 4 June - 5 June - 6 June - 8 June - 9 June - 10 June - 11 June - 12 June
Related Links
UNFCCC resources
Official website
Daily programme
SBI 30 provisional agenda
SBSTA 30 provisional agenda
AWG-KP 8 provisional agenda
AWG-LCA 6 provisional agenda
Side Events schedule

UN resources
Gateway to the UN System’s Work on Climate Change
Informal Thematic Debate of the UN General Assembly on Climate Change as a Global Challenge

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