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Open-ended informal consultations by the incoming-Presidency of COP22/CMP12 on the expectations for the Marrakech Conference Summary of the informal consultations by the Presidencies during the Bonn Climate Change Conference – May 2016
During the forty-fourth session of the subsidiary bodies in May 2016, the Presidency of COP 21 and the incoming-Presidency of COP 22 jointly convened informal consultations with Parties on
1) expectations and issues that may be associated with the mandated review of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts to be undertaken at COP 22
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2) modalities for “inclusiveness” in the development of the Paris Agreement rulebook in the event of the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement in 2016 or 2017.
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image Presidencies event: taking stock of progress made during the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016
26 May 2016
At the “Presidencies event: taking stock of progress made during the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016,” held on 26 May 2016, the COP 21/CMP11 Presidency represented by H.E. Ambassador Laurence Tubiana, and the incoming COP 22/CMP 12 Presidency represented by H.E. Ambassador Aziz Mekouar, together with the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Chairs of the SBSTA, SBI and the Co-Chairs of the APA, provided information to Parties and non-Party stakeholders on the highlights of the work conducted so far, areas where coherence is needed, and what measures are proposed to enhance collaboration among the various bodies to achieve balance and comprehensiveness in the conduct of their work, including addressing linkages on issues that cut across various bodies. Views were invited from Parties on the progress made.
Ambassador Tubiana reminded participants that this was her last official engagement as the Presidency of COP 21/CMP 11. The Executive Secretary took the floor to extend her deepest appreciation to Ambassador Tubiana. Parties and observers in the room responded with a standing ovation as their expression of appreciation to her for her outstanding work in the lead up to and during the Paris Conference last year as well as her work this year as the high-level Champion of the Presidency, which she will be continuing.

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Previous Implementation Updates

High-level champions corner
Climate Champions The high-level champions, Ms. Laurence Tubiana, French Ambassador for Climate Change and Ms. Hakima El Haite, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment of Morocco, in charge of the Environment have published their global climate action roadmap to boost cooperative action between governments, cities, regions, business, investors and citizens to cut emissions rapidly and help vulnerable nations build their own clean energy, sustainable futures.

At the same time, they launched a global consultation on the roadmap. Deadline for submissions of view is August, 1, 2016. They also published calendar of key events on climate action, the first of which was the First Alliances and Coalitions Global Forum, that was held in Rabat (Morocco), on 23 and 24 June, 2016. An pdf-icon aide memoire thereof (498 kB) has been published.

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