Highlights and images for 10 November 2016



IISD Reporting Services - COP 22 - CMP 12

On Thursday, 10 November, the UN Climate Change Conference continued in Marrakech, Morocco. In the morning, the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) convened in a contact group to discuss all of its substantive agenda items, with reports back from informal consultations.

Throughout the day negotiations took place in contact groups and informal consultations under the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP), the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA). Informal consultations under the APA addressed: further matters related to the implementation of the Paris Agreement; further guidance in relation to the adaptation communication, including, inter alia, as a component of nationally determined contributions (NDCs); modalities and procedures for the effective operation of the committee to facilitate implementation and promote compliance; and global stocktake.

The facilitative sharing of views (FSV) under the international consultation and analysis (ICA) process for developing country parties under the SBI also took place. The COP Presidency also held informal consultations on the first session of the COP serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1).

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IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, is providing daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis report from the Marrakech Climate Change Conference - November 2016.

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Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) Contact Group

View of the dais during the APA contact group

APA Co-Chair Jo Tyndall, New Zealand

APA Co-Chair Sarah Baashan, Saudi Arabia

Franz Perrez, Switzerland

Informal consultations Co-Facilitator Xiang Gao, China

Ravi Prasad, India

Informal consultations Co-Facilitator Sin Liang Cheah, Singapore

Informal consultations Co-Facilitator Ilze Prūse, Latvia

Informal consultations Co-Facilitator Peter Horne, Australia

Fatuma Hussein, Kenya, speaking on behalf of the African Group

Diego Pacheco Balanza, Bolivia

Marcia Levaggi, Argentina

Informal consultations Co-Facilitator Richard Muyungi, Tanzania

Observer delegates during the session

Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) Facilitative Sharing of Views

View of the dais during the session

Soledad Aguilar, Argentina

Javier Eduardo Mendoza, Colombia

Miles Perry, EU

Dina Spörri, Switzerland

Erik Adriansson, Sweden

SBI Vice-Chair Zhihua Chen, China

Reed Schuler, US

Contact Groups and Informal Consultations throughout the Day

COP informal consultations on preparations for the entry into force of the Paris Agreement and the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA1)

Informal consultations on APA agenda item 8: further matters related to implementation of the Paris Agreement

SBI informal consultations on the Poznan strategic programme on technology transfer

Civil Society Demonstrations

Members of civil society highlight the institutionalized barriers to women’s participation in climate
decision making, saying people should not need moustaches to be heard

Youth from the Republic of Korea invite delegates to pledge their commitments to achieve a limit of 1.5°C warming
and write them on the wings of paper butterflies

Members of civil society highlight the impact of climate change on the displacement of
people globally and call for stronger action to promote climate justice

Around the Venue

Delegates confer during the morning session

Isiaka Alhaji Yusuf, Nigeria

Delegates from Guinea

Delegates between sessions

Youth from the UAE participate in a panel discussion

UNFCCC Global Climate Action
Champion Laurence Tubiana, France

Chris Field, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC), speaks with the media

SBI Chair Tomasz Chruszczow, Poland, with delegates

Kraithong Chanaphanth, UN Security


Negotiating blocs
African Group
European Union
Non-state coalitions