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The Paris Agreement shall enter into force on the 30th day after the date on which at least 55 Parties to the Convention accounting in total for at least an estimated 55 % of the total global greenhouse gas emissions have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Depositary.

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Stocktaking meeting during SB 44

Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016

Webcast during the Bonn Climate Change Conference

From the Podium
image First stocktaking event: ensuring coherence and assessing progress on the implementation of the work programme post-Paris
21 May 2016
As part of a joint effort by the Presidency of COP21/CMP11 and the incoming-Presidency of COP22/CMP12 to facilitate the implementation of the work programme in decision 1/CP.21 by all bodies and to lay the foundation for the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement, a special event entitled, “Stocktaking events: ensuring coherence and assessing progress on the implementation of the work programme post-Paris,” took place on 21 May 2016 during the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016, jointly led by the COP 21/CMP11 President, H.E. Ms. Ségolène Royal, and the incoming COP 22/CMP 12 Presidency represented by H.E. Ms. Hakima EL HAITE, together with the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Ms. Christiana Figueres, with the support of the Presiding Officers of the SBSTA, SBI, APA, and the representatives of the constituted bodies, the operating entities of the Financial Mechanism of the UNFCCC, and the IPCC.

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Climate Champions Champion from the Presidency of COP 22 and CMP 12
17 May 2016
President-Designate of COP 22 and CMP 12, H.E Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco, announced in his remarks delivered at the opening meeting of the Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016 that H.E. Ms. Hakima EL HAITE, Minister Delegate in Charge of Environment - Minister of Energy, Mining, Water and Environment of Morocco, will be the high-level Champion of Morocco. He stated, “Ms. Minister El Haite, as the high-level Champion of Morocco, is fully devoted to mobilizing the forces of civil society.”

Together with H.E. Ambassador Laurence Tubiana, the high-level Champion from the Presidency of COP 21 and CMP 11, H.E. Ms. Hakima EL HAITE will galvanize support from Parties and non-Party stakeholders.

For information on the appointment of the high-level champions and their mandate, please see pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.21, Paragraph 121

To learn more about the two high-level Champions, please see here

News of the Convention and Protocol Bodies
Implementation Updates

Romania accepted Doha Amendment
Romania deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Doha amendment to the Kyoto Protocol on 3 May 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, 65 Parties have accepted the extension and 144 are required to bring it into force.

image CDM-Executive Board, 89th meeting
9-13 May 2016
Documents and meeting information for the 89th meeting of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM-EB) are available online.
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Latest Documents
Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Draft conclusions proposed by the Chair.
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Technology framework under Article 10, paragraph 4 of the Paris Agreement. Draft conclusions proposed by the Chair.
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Third review of the Adaptation Fund. Draft conclusions proposed by the Chair. Recommendation of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation.
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Emissions from fuel used for international aviation and maritime transport. Draft conclusions proposed by the Chair.
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Daily programme for Tuesday 24 May 2016 (SBI44) (SBSTA44) (APA1).
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