Highlights and images for 6–26 September 2018



The Bangkok Climate Change Conference continued for its third day

On Thursday, negotiations on the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) continued in Bangkok, including on issues related to:

  • predictability and accounting of finance;
  • guidance and public registry for NDCs;
  • market and non-market approaches;
  • technology;
  • transparency; and
  • the global stocktake.

In the afternoon, a stocktaking meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) took place, as well as a joint stocktake of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), and APA. Negotiations will continue on Friday.For extensive details on the day’s negotiations and to hear what delegates said in the corridors, see our daily Earth Negotiations Bulletin.

IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, provided daily web coverage and daily reports from the Bangkok Climate Change Conference - September 2018. In addition, IISD Reporting Services has publish a summary and analysis report from the Conference.


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Informal Consultations throughout the Day
SBI informal consultations on matters related to the predictability of climate finance (Article 9.5 of the Paris Agreement)
APA informal consultations on the transparency framework
SBI informal consultations on the Technology Mechanism
SBSTA contact group on matters relating to market and non-market approaches (Article 6 of the Paris Agreement)
APA informal consultations on the global stocktake
APA Stocktaking Meeting on Items 3-8
View of the dais during the session
Beth Lavender, Canada, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 4 - adaptation communication
Federica Fricano, Italy, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 3 - mitigation section of NDCs
Xiang Gao, China, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 5 - transparency framework
Outi Honkatukia, Finland, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 6 - global stocktake
Pieter Terpstra, the Netherlands, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 8 - further matters, Adaptation Fund
Informal Joint Stocktaking Plenary of SBI, SBSTA, and APA
View of the dais during the joint plenary
Jacob Werksman, EU
Patrick Suckling, Australia, speaking on behalf of the Umbrella Group
Wael Aboulmagd, Egypt, speaking on behalf of the G-77/China
Gebru Jember Endalew, Ethiopia, speaking on behalf of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)
Laura Juliana Arciniegas Rojas, Colombia, speaking on behalf of the Independent Association of Latin America and the Caribbean (AILAC)
Amjad Abdulla, Maldives, speaking on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
Mohamed Nasr, Gabon, speaking on behalf of the African Group
Franz Perrez, Switzerland, speaking on behalf of the Environmental Integrity Group (EIG)
Executive Secretary Meeting with Observer Organizations
Santhosh Thanjavur Prakasam, UNFCCC Secretariat; Laura Lopez, UNFCCC Secretariat; UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa; and Majda Dabaghi, Business NGOs (BINGOs)
Mark Lukes, Environmental NGOs (ENGOs)
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa
Norine Kennedy, BINGOs
Anish Shrestha, Indigenous Peoples
Bert De Wel, Trade Union NGOs (TUNGOs)
Teresita Vistro, Women and Gender
Observers during the meeting
Around the Venue

Delegates consult informally between sessions

María del Pilar Bueno, Argentina, speaks with a delegate
Delegates from G-77/China meet informally in the corridors

Delegates between sessions

Members of a working group focused on human rights and climate change consult