Highlights and images for 13 November 2017



The Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Monday. Contact groups and informal consultations under the Conference of the Parties (COP), Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP), Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI), Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), and Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) met throughout the day.

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High-level Opening of Global Climate Action

Participants during the session

Jerry Brown, Governor of California, US

Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Indigenous Peoples' Caucus

Feike Sijbesma, CEO, Royal DSM

Park Won-soon, Mayor of Seoul, Republic of Korea

Gale Rigobert, Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Saint Lucia

Karien Van Gennip, CEO, ING Bank France

Informal Consultations throughout the Day

Informal consultations on matters relating to capacity building

SBSTA informal consultations on issues relating to agriculture

Delegates huddle outside the informal consultations on response measures

SBSTA informal consultations on the technology framework under Article 10.4 of the Paris Agreement

SBI informal consultations on matters relating to the least developed countries

Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the SBI, SBSTA, and APA with Heads of Delegations

View of the dais during the session

APA Co-Chairs Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia, and Jo Tyndall, New Zealand

SBSTA Chair Carlos Fuller, Belize

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland

Patrick Suckling, Australia, on behalf of the Umbrella Group

Johanna Lissinger Peitz, EU

Walter Schuldt Espinel, Ecuador, speaking on behalf of the G-77/China

Chen Zhihua, China

Ravi Prasad, India

Dedication of the De Brum Meeting Room

Photograph of the late Tony De Brum, former climate Ambassador of the Marshall Islands and founder of the High Ambition Coalition

Bruce Kijiner, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Marshall Islands

President Hilda Heine, Marshall Islands

Tuaoi Uepa, Pacific Climate Warrior

Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner, Marshall Islands

Prime Minister Henry Puna, Cook Islands

Amena Yauvoli, COP 23 Fiji Presidency

Barbara Hendricks, Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

Around the Venue

Delegates huddle informally between sessions

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa

Richard Kinley, former UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary

Christiana Figueres, Mission 2020

Jerry Brown, Governor of California, US, speaks with Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Governor of California, US

Mary Robinson, The Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice

Peter Betts, EU, speaks with Trigg Talley, US

President Hilda Heine, Marshall Islands

Andrew R. Yatilman, Office of Environment and Emergency Management, Federated States of Micronesia, and Marion Henry, Department of Resource and Development, Federated States of Micronesia

Nazhat Shameem Khan, COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1-2 Presidency, speaks with a delegate

Marcela Main Sancha, Secretary to the COP/CMP

Obed Baloyi, South Africa, speaks with a delegate

Nick Nuttall, UNFCCC Secretariat