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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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Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017

Webcast of the Marrakech Climate Change Conference

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From the Podium
- 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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- Opening of the Marrakech Conference
7 November 2016
The Marrakech Conference opened on 7 November 2016. Under the leadership of the President of COP 22/CMP 12/CMA 1, H.E Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Parties will engage in an open and inclusive process to lay a solid foundation to implement the mandates in the Paris Agreement and to accelerate action on climate change.
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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 CDM Executive Board, 93rd meeting
20-24 February 2017
Meeting information and documents for the 93rd meeting of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism 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

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Provisional agenda and annotations. Note by the Executive Secretary.
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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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