Highlights and images for 9 November 2017



The Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference continued on Thursday. 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. In the afternoon, the APA held a stocktake to hear reports from work under all its agenda items.

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Informal Consultations throughout the Day

SBSTA informal consultations on the work programme under the framework for non-market approaches

SBI informal consultations on a public registry referred to in Paris Agreement Article 7.12 (adaptation communication)

SBSTA informal consultations on modalities for the accounting of financial resources provided and mobilized through public interventions

Informal consultations on APA agenda item 4, further guidance on adaptation communication

SBI informal consultations on capacity building under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol

SBI informal consultations on administrative, financial and institutional matters

APA Stocktake

Delegates gather for the APA Stocktake

APA Co-Chair Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia

APA Co-Chair Jo Tyndall, New Zealand, and Co-Facilitator for agenda item 8 - other matters

Beth Lavender, Canada, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 4 - adaptation communication

Richard Muyungi, Tanzania, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 6 - global stocktake

Gertraud Wollansky, Austria, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 3 - mitigation section

Andrew Rakestraw, US, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 5 - transparency framework

María del Pilar Bueno, Argentina, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 8 - further matters, Adaptation Fund

Peter Horne, Australia, Co-Facilitator for APA agenda item 7 - committee to facilitate implementation and promote compliance

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

Gebru Jember, Ethiopia, speaking on behalf of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Franz Perrez, Switzerland, speaking on behalf of the Environmental Integrity Group (EIG)

Raed Albasseet, Saudi Arabia, speaking on behalf of the Arab Group

Nicole Wilke, EU

Xolisa Ngwadla, South Africa, speaking on behalf of the African Group

Liang Pei, China

Civil Society Demonstrations throughout the Day

Members of civil society demonstrate outside the venue, calling for an end to the funding of fossil fuels

Members of civil society call on delegates to 'step up' their commitment to intergenerational issues to ensure the protection of future generations

Delegates join members of the Korean Youth Delegation to light their 'triple C' - climate change candles - to serve as an annual reminder for their commitment to climate action

Around the Venue

Delegates speak informally between sessions

Delegates wait for the APA stocktake to begin

Delegates speak while waiting for informal consultations

Anna Schulz, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

A delegate reads the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) website to keep track of negotiations

Delegates around the venue

Around the Bonn Zone