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Lima Climate Change Conference - December 2014





Decisions adopted by COP 20 and CMP 10

COP 20 CMP 10
pdf-icon Lima Call for Climate Action (641 kB) pdf-icon Report of the Adaptation Fund Board (132 kB)
pdf-icon Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with climate change impacts (24 kB) pdf-icon Second review of the Adaptation Fund (90 kB)
pdf-icon National adaptation plans (21 kB) pdf-icon Date of completion of the expert review process under Article 8 of the Kyoto Protocol for the first commitment period (22 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the Adaptation Committee (102 kB) pdf-icon Guidance relating to the clean development mechanism (123 kB)
pdf-icon Long-term climate finance (90 kB) pdf-icon Guidance on the implementation of Article 6 of the Kyoto Protocol (89 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the Standing Committee on Finance (97 kB) pdf-icon Synergy relating to accreditation under the mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol (86 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the Green Climate Fund to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Green Climate Fund (102 kB) pdf-icon Outcome of the work programme on modalities and procedures for possible additional land use, land-use change and forestry activities under the clean development mechanism (82 kB)
pdf-icon Report of the Global Environment Facility to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Global Environment Facility (25 kB) pdf-icon Administrative, financial and institutional matters (146 kB)
pdf-icon Fifth review of the Financial Mechanism (177 kB)
pdf-icon Further guidance to the Least Developed Countries Fund (21 kB)
pdf-icon Methodologies for the reporting of financial information by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (86 kB)
pdf-icon Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (13 kB)
pdf-icon Guidelines for the technical review of information reported under the Convention related to greenhouse gas inventories, biennial reports and national communications by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (248 kB)
pdf-icon Training programme for review experts for the technical review of greenhouse inventories from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (100 kB)
pdf-icon Training programme for review experts for the technical review of biennial reports and national communications from Parties included in Annex I to the Convention (97 kB)
pdf-icon Joint annual report of the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network for 2013 (85 kB)
pdf-icon Joint annual report of the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network for 2014 (94 kB)
pdf-icon Forum and work programme on the impact of the implementation of response measures (97 kB)
pdf-icon Parties included in Annex I to the Convention whose special circumstances are recognized by the Conference of the Parties (12 kB)
pdf-icon Lima work programme on gender (167 kB)
pdf-icon The Lima Ministerial Declaration on Education and Awareness-raising (92 kB)
pdf-icon Administrative, financial and institutional matters (147 kB)
pdf-icon Revisions to the financial procedures for the Conference of the Parties, its subsidiary bodies and the secretariat (17 kB)
pdf-icon Dates and venues of future sessions (90 kB)
Resolution adopted by COP 20 and CMP 10
pdf-icon Expression of gratitude to the Government of the Republic of Peru and the people of the city of Lima (17 kB)



Interactive map of pre-2020 emission reduction targets and actions

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In 2009 and 2010, the climate change negotiations continued to address the urgent need to reduce emissions. In line with their leadership role, industrialized countries committed to implementing quantified economy-wide emissions targets for 2020. Developing countries agreed to craft Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) that are in line with their national development objectives. Through NAMAs, developing countries aim to reduce their emissions below business as usual by 2020.

View the interactive world map showing quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets for all developed countries and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions by developing countries by 2020. The map displays information contained in the corresponding official documents pertaining to both developed countries and developing countries.




Participate in the first Multilateral Assessment 

The first round of the newly established multilateral assessment (MA) will be conducted at the Climate Change Conference in Peru, Lima at the beginning of December. The assessment process offers a unique opportunity to engage all countries to assess how developed countries are implementing actions to reduce emissions.

A total of 17 developed countries will be assessed. Countries had the opportunity up to 30 September 2014 to raise and register questions, specifically on how these 17 developed countries are progressing towards their economy-wide emission reduction targets.

As of 1 October 2014, 14 countries that are Parties to the Convention, including the EU which represents 28 countries, have submitted over 250 questions through the UNFCCC secretariat’s online Multilateral Assessment Portal.

The answer period, which spans from 1 October to 28 November 2014, is now open to the countries being multilaterally assessed. During the answer period, countries will endeavour to respond to the submitted questions.

Responses will be made available on the UNFCCC website prior to COP 20 in Lima, Peru.

While the questions varied, all countries being multilaterally assessed received one or more questions regarding their quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets. All questions submitted by 1 October 2014 pertained to one of the following categories:

  • All emissions and removals related to its quantified economy-wide emission reduction target;
  • Assumptions, conditions and methodologies related to the attainment of its quantified economy-wide emission reduction target;
  • Progress towards the achievement of its quantified economy-wide emission reduction target.

These questions can be accessed here






Implementation Updates
 Press Release Nauru and Tuvalu accept Doha Amendment
5 December 2014
Nauru and Tuvalu submitted their instrument of acceptance of the Doha amendment to the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on 1 and 4 December 2014, respectively. 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, 21 Parties have accepted the extension and 144 are required to bring it into force.
image TEC workshop on national systems of innovation
On 13-14 October in Bonn, Germany, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) held a workshop on strengthening national systems of innovation in developing countries, bringing together Parties, observers and leading technology experts to consider this key climate technology matter. The workshop was a component of the TEC’s work on enabling environments and barriers to technology development and transfer. The outcomes of this workshop will be considered at the next meeting of the TEC (in March 2015), where the topic of enabling environments and barriers will be taken forward. Further information, including workshop presentations, can be found here.
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 image 4th meeting CTCN Advisory Board
The Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) held its 4th meeting from 8-10 October in Copenhagen, Denmark. Issues on the agenda included an update on CTCN activities, CTCN budget and financial situation and feedback from meetings with donors. The CTCN is open for business since December 2013 and 15 institutions have joined to date. As of September 2014, total CTCN contributions have reached USD 32.4 million. However, Board members stressed the need to ensure sufficient funding beyond CTCN’s initial 3 years of operation. Discussions between UNEP, UNIDO and the GEF have culminated in the approval of USD 1.8 million from GEF-5 funds to the CTCN. More information here.
image Two regional workshops on preparing BURs from non-Annex I Parties
The Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (CGE), with the assistance of the secretariat, conducted two regional training workshops on the preparation of biennial update reports (BURs) from non-Annex I Parties: for the Latin America and Caribbean region in Panama City, Panama, from 16 to 18 July 2014, and for the Asia-Pacific and Eastern European regions in Yerevan, Armenia, from 8 to 10 September 2014. The workshops aimed to enhance the capacity of national experts from non-Annex I Parties in using the UNFCCC biennial update reporting guidelines for Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention and raise awareness on the international consultation and analysis process. More on reporting guidelines for developing countries can be found here.

Previous Implementation Updates
From the Podium
 COP 20 Logo Note by the Presiding Officers on Planning and Process Management
30 November 2014
Parties and Presiding Officers have been asked to make greater efforts on time management in the intergovernmental process. The Presiding Officers for the Lima Conference, in consultation with the Bureau and Groups, have committed to lead transition to a new mode of work and ensure timely completion of negotiations.
pdf-icon Read - Note from Presiding Officers (46 kB)
image Meetings of the COP 20/CMP 10 Presidency-Designate 21 October 2014
21 October 2014
The COP 20/CMP 10 President-Designate, Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal attended the October sessions, speaking at the opening meeting of the ADP and at the Bureau meeting. The COP 20/CMP 10 Presidency-Designate is meeting bilaterally with Parties and Groups to hear views and ensure smooth progress in preparation for the Lima Conference.
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Manuel Pulgar Vidal Opening address by incoming COP 20 President Manuel Pulgar-Vidal
20 October 2014
The opening of the Bonn Climate Change Conference was honoured by the presence of Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Minister of State for Environment, Peru. Mr Pulgar-Vidal addressed delegates and encouraged them to work constructively at the October session to prepare the substantive outcomes that will be considered at the Climate Change Conference to be held in Lima, Peru in December 2014.
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COP 20 Logo Provisional agendas and annotations for the Lima Conference
23 September 2014
The provisional agendas and annotations for COP 20, CMP 10, SBSTA 41 and SBI 41 have been finalized and are now available on the Lima Conference page. More
image Political vision for COP 20/CMP 10 explained by Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal
6 and 7 June 2014
Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, COP 20/CMP 10 President-Designate outlined the latest updates on the political vision of Peru for the Lima Conference.
pdf-icon Read statement at Bureau (22 kB)
pdf-icon Read statement at open-ended informal consultations (91 kB)
image COP 19/CMP 9 President and COP 20/CMP 10 President-Designate opened the High-level Ministerial Dialogue on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action
6 June 2014
The COP 19/CMP 9 President, Mr. Marcin Korolec and COP 20/CMP 10 President-Designate, Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal co-chaired the High-level ministerial round table on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action to provide political guidance to the process for a strong agreement in 2015 informed by science.
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image COP 19/CMP 9 President and COP 20/CMP 10 President-Designate opened the High-level ministerial round table under the Kyoto Protocol
5 June 2014
The COP 19/CMP 9 President, Mr. Marcin Korolec and COP 20/CMP 10 President-Designate, Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal co-chaired the High-level ministerial round table under the Kyoto Protocol with the goal to assess progress made and the potential for increasing mitigation ambition under the Kyoto Protocol.
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News of the Convention and Protocol Bodies



Other meetings
solar bigstock CDM - Executive Board, 81st meeting
The Eighty-first meeting of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism will take place from 24-28 November 2014.
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Latest Documents
FCCC/CP/2014/L.14
Further advancing the Durban Platform. Draft decision -/CP.XX. Proposal by the President.
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FCCC/CP/2014/L.13
Long-term climate finance. Proposal by the President.
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FCCC/CP/2014/L.12
Report of the Green Climate Fund to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Green Climate Fund. Proposal by the President.
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FCCC/CP/2014/L.11
Report of the Global Environment Facility to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Global Environment Facility. Proposal by the President.
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FCCC/CP/2014/L.10
Report of the Standing Committee on Finance. Proposal by the President.
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