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Paris Agreement - Status of Ratification

     Parties have ratified, of 197 Parties to the Convention

On 5 October 2016, the threshold for entry into force of the Paris Agreement was achieved. The Paris Agreement entered into force on 4 November 2016. The first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1) took place in Marrakech, Morocco from 15-18 November 2016.
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Information on the Paris Agreement, including status of ratification


Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017

Webcast of the Marrakech Climate Change Conference

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From the Podium
- Meeting of the COP22/CMP12/CMA1.1 Bureau on 17 March 2017
At the Meeting of the COP22/CMP12/CMA1.1 Bureau on 17 March 2017, H.E. Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, President of COP 22/CMP 12/CMA 1.1, gave his reflections on the outcomes of the Marrakech Conference and initiatives of the Moroccan Presidency to the members of the Bureau. 
Press release by the President of COP 22/CMP 12/CMA 1.1
- The Marrakech Conference closed – 19 November 2016
The Marrakech Conference closed in the early hours of 19 November 2016 in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco, successfully demonstrating to the world that the implementation of the Paris Agreement is underway and the constructive spirit of multilateral cooperation on climate change continues.
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News of the Convention and Protocol Bodies
Implementation Updates

Cuba accepted Doha Amendment
Cuba deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Doha amendment to the Kyoto Protocol on 28 December 2016. 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, 75 Parties have accepted the extension and 144 are required to bring it into force.

image Standing Committee on Finance, 15th meeting
07-09 March 2017
Meeting information and documents for the 15th meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance are available online.

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Previous Implementation Updates

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Climate Change Conferences
Bonn Climate Change Conference - November 2017
COP 23, CMP 13, CMA 1-2


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.

Latest Documents
Norway. Report on the review of the report to facilitate the calculation of the assigned amount for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol of Norway.
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Norway. Report on the individual review of the annual submission of Norway submitted in 2016. Note by the expert review team.
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Norway. Report on the individual review of the inventory submission of Norway submitted in 2015. Note by the expert review team.
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Upcoming Meetings
3 - 5 Apr 2017
9th meeting of the Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network

1 - 5 May 2017
94th meeting of the CDM-Executive Board

6 May 2017
Round table on APA agenda item 3

From the process
Global Climate Action Champions

Mandate Search Observer Engagement

Momentum for Change


#ACE - Article 6 webpages 

From the UN system

Caring for Climate

Gateway to the UN System's Work on Climate Change