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Paris Agreement

Parties have ratified, of 197 Parties to the Convention

On 4 November 2016, the Paris Agreement entered into force.
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Work programme under the Paris Agreement

An online platform, put in place pursuant to decision 1/CP.23, paragraph 3, can be accessed through the link below.
- Overview of the work under the Paris Agreement

The progress tracker for the work programme resulting from the relevant requests contained in decision 1/CP.21 can be found below (version 19 January 2018):
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Bonn Climate Change Conference

Bonn Climate Change Conference - April 2018

From the Podium
Cop 23 closing plenary COP 23 successfully concluded 
COP 23 successfully concluded on 18 November under the leadership of Fiji. H.E. Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji and President of COP 23, delivered a closing statement highlighting the achievements and thanking all participants for their hard work and support.
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COP23 opening Opening of COP 23
6 November 2017
H.E. Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, President of COP 22/CMP12/CMA 1.1 opened the Bonn Climate Change Conference and delivered a 
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H.E. Mr. Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji, assumed the responsibility of leading the Parties to a pathway towards implementation of the Paris Agreement and to prepare the way for more ambitious climate action before 2020 as the President of COP 23/CMP 13/CMA 1.2.
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News of the Convention and Protocol Bodies
Implementation Updates

Brazil ratifies the Doha Amendment
Brazil deposited itsinstrument of acceptance of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol on 13 February 2018. The amendment is expected to enter into force after three quarters of the Parties to the Protocol submit their instruments of acceptance to the Depositary. The United Nations is encouraging governments to speed up their ratification of the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, the international emissions reduction treaty. To date, 109 Parties have accepted the extension and 144 are required to bring it into force.

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30 Oct - 3 Nov 2017
Meeting information and documents for the 97th meeting of the CDM-EB are available online.

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Previous Implementation Updates

Latest Resources
GuideThumb.png Guide for Presiding Officers
Updated version: This guide is prepared by the United Nations Climate Change secretariat and is designed to serve as a source of information and guidance for presiding officers on the conduct of negotiations in the climate change process.
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This report, a joint effort of the United Nations Executive Office of the Secretary-General, and the Secretariat of the UNFCCC, focuses on the linkages of nationally determined contributions (NDCs), and sustainable development goals (SDGs). It highlights how developing countries can benefit significantly from southern solutions that can address both climate change and multiple development challenges through South-South Cooperation.
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Climate Change Conference

The 2018-2019 UNFCCC budget is inspired by the vision and objectives of the historic Paris Agreement. It is designed to respond to the needs of all governments and help Parties achieve their ambitious objectives in the wake of the Agreement's rapid entry into force.

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Technical workshop on ways to increase the efficiency and transparency of the budget process. Report by the secretariat.
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Provisional agenda and annotations. Note by the Executive Secretary.
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Provisional agenda and annotations. Note by the Executive Secretary.
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Upcoming Meetings
27 Feb - 2 Mar 2018
13th meeting of the Adaptation Commitee

13 - 16 Mar 2018
7th meeting of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damages associated with Climate Change impacts

13 - 16 Mar 2018
16th meeting of the Technology Executive Committee (TEC)

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